Elegua is an Orisha, or deity, in the Afro-Caribbean religion of Santeria. Elegua is considered to be the messenger of the gods and is associated with roads, doors, and crossroads. He is also considered to be a trickster and is often depicted as mischievous and playful. In Santeria, Elegua is revered and invoked for protection, good luck, and guidance. Offerings and rituals are made to Elegua to honor him and request his assistance in various aspects of life.