Voodoo

Voodoo

Voodoo (often written and pronounced as “Vodou”) is a mystical/magic tradition deeply rooted in the African shamanism and magic traditions, but strongly influenced by Christianity, especially by Roman Catholicism.

Brought to the New World by African slaves, Vodou persisted throughout the centuries and is now a lively spiritual movement all across the southern states and in the Caribbean Sea region. Its true center is Haiti – the saying that Haiti “is 80% Roman Catholic, 20% Protestant and 100% Vodou” is all too true.

Contrary to common beliefs, Vodou is not all about creating zombies, killing chickens and summoning evil spirits. While Voodoo spells, nature spells or even necromantic spells do exist, it is mostly a way of serving and communicating with powerful spirits, called “loa” by hougans (Vodou priests) or mambos (priestesses). Loa sometimes can be asked to help the priests in return for their services. The priests and priestesses contact the loa during long rituals during which they are ridden (“possessed”) by the spirits. While it still has nothing to do with any form of black magic, it can be a mostly unsettling experience for those untrained in the ways of this form of magic. It is not recommended to try complicated Voodoo spells at home unless you are a hougan or mambo yourself.

While loa can be calm or dangerous, none of them can be called “evil” or “good” in a Christian sense of these words. The darker paths of Vodou can be used only by bokors (sorcerers that have learned both white and black magic), but even for them killing animals or creating zombies are nothing more than myths.

Introduction to Voodoo

Voodoo, much like the Wicca religion, is a misunderstood religion. It should also be noted that many traditions you find in Judeo-Christian religion can also be found in Wicca religion. That said, Voodoo, is also a religion that is deep in traditions like Wicca and Judeo-Christian. As such, Voodoo celebrates major life events like births, marriages and deaths, but the religion that began in Africa has evolved over time.

Voodoo, or more accurately ‘Vodun’, believes in a chief God named Olorun and minor spirits called Loa. In essence this practice is similar to Christianity. In Christianity there is a supreme god and then saints associated with particular activities or occupations. For example, in Christianity the saint of protection (or law enforcement) is St. Michael. In Voodoo the Loa spirit of protection is named Ayza.

It should also be noted that Voodoo goes by several different names or variations of the name including:  Vodun, Vodoun, Voudou and Sevi Lwa. The term voodoo actually comes for the African word Vodun for “spirit”. Some anthropologists believe the religion goes back as far as the dawn of human civilization, or by conservative estimates 10,000 years.

Voodoo and Haiti

When Europeans began sending African slaves to the New World, Voodoo, as we know it today, was born in Haiti. Many slavers mistakenly thought by desolating the various African ethnic groups it would stop them from forming as a community. Instead, the opposite happened. These transplanted slaves fused their varying beliefs together to form the new religion we called Voodoo. Since that time it has spread to parts of the southern United States, as well as South America.

Misconceptions

In 1884 an author named S. St. John wrote an inaccurate book called, “Haiti or the Black Republic” after exploring the West Indies region. In it, St. John described Voodoo as an evil religion, including descriptions of human sacrifice, cannibalism, and a host of other wicked acts. Naturally, this book caught the imagination of people outside the area that had never visited the place.  As a result, the misunderstanding and fear of Voodoo began to spread, much of which is still present today. Hollywood also helped perpetuate the misconceptions with many movies that cast Voodoo in an unfavorable light.

Voodoo Priests and Temples

Voodoo priest is called a houngan or hungan and a Voodoo priestess is called a mambo. A Voodoo temple is known as a hounfour or humfort. At the center of the temple is a pole called the poteau-mitan where the God and spirits communicate with the followers. At a modern Voodoo temple you might find an altar with candles, pictures of Christian saints or symbolic items related to the Loa.

The Power of Voodoo

Voodoo rituals are held at the temple to celebrate good fortune like a birth or a marriage. But the temple also provides an escape from misfortune like sickness or death. Sometimes the religion does involve an animal sacrifice where the animals’ throat is slit and the blood collected as tribute to the Loa. The animal is then cooked and eaten, acting as consecrating food for the followers.

The houngan and mambos of the temple do activities and rituals with white magic, which is used to bring good fortune and healing. However, there are people who practice Voodoo with evil sorcery, or black magic, called caplatas or bokors. Rarely does a hungan or mambo engage in dark magic, but a few do alternate between white and black.

In closing, Voodoo is a very ancient religion – one that is worldwide, seeped in tradition, with over 30 million followers in Africa alone.

Voodoo Spell to Return a Lost Lover

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Return Lost Lover Spells, Voodoo | 0 comments

Voodoo Spell to Return a Lost Lover

Anyone can use the Voodoo Spell to Return a Lost Lover  to help bring a past lover into their life once more.  However, their free will is going to be manipulated with this spell.  As a result, you will find that only when you focus on the affection of the truest love will your spell work.  You need to connect to a person who you loved and who loved you.  Then, this Voodoo Love Spell will help you to create a situation of true commitment and powerful love.  This is the time to bring your love back to love as true love will never die.  It will live on, but it might simply need some magic to get started again. Ingredients for the Voodoo Spell to Return a Lost Lover 3 small red candles 1 Coconut (you only need half of the hard shell) 1 ts poppy seed 1 ts ginseng powder 1 ts juniper berries 3 star anise 1 ts lemon balm 1 Banana Leaf A piece of orange peel from a fresh orange Picture of your loved one or a piece of something that your loved one has touched Matches, made out of wood Thread 1 large bowl of water How to Cast the Voodoo Spell to Return a Lost Lover Lay the banana leaf in front of you and use it as your altar Put the Coconut shell on top of it Place the candles behind the coconut shell Put your lovers picture or item that he or she has touched in front of the coconut shell bowl Light the candles with 1 match and invite positivity into your life Put the poppy seed, ginseng powder, juniper berries, star anise, lemon balm, orange peel into the coconut shell Take the first candle into your right hand Drop 13 drops of wax on the picture/item while focusing on your wish and calling upon Erzulies. Using the same candle drop 7 drops of wax into the coconut shell bowl on top of the ingredients. Put the candle back. Take the 3 chicken feet and lay them on top of the ingredients into the coconut shell bowl Take the second candle into your right hand and repeat step 8 and 9. Take the third candle and repeat step 8 and 9. Use one match and put it into the coconut shell bowl (while it is burning). Nature will decide if the ingredients will burn or not… let nature take it’s course but make sure you are not causing a fire, extinguish the flames if necessary with water from the water bowl) Let the candles burn itself out Add the candle left overs to the coconut shell bowl Put your lovers picture or them he/she has touched on top of it Wrap everything into the banana leaf and close it with the thread Bury the Package under a tree after...

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What are Loa and Deities in Voodoo?

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What are Loa and Deities in Voodoo?

Loa means “mystery” in the Yoruba language and stands for the different category of spirits in the Vodun religion. Vodun, also know as Vodoun, Voodoo and Sevi Lwa, is an African religion going back to the dawn of mankind. As slavers brought Africans to the New World, Vodun began to spread among the black communities of North America, South America and the Caribbean. As for who and what the Loa are, a simplistic way to describe them to a Judeo-Christian would be to compare them to saints. In the Vodun religion there is one chief God named Olorun. This god is then supreme over these minor spirits called Loa. Loa and Christianity Vodun has many similarities to the Roman Catholic religion, but a few include: · The belief in a supreme being and an afterlife. · Ceremonies where ‘body and blood’ are consumed. · The belief in evil spirits or demons. Followers of Vodun believe everyone has a met tet (meaning ‘master of the head’) within the Loa. By comparison, this is quite similar to a Christian’s patron saint. The Loa also resemble Christian saints because each Loa were once people who led extraordinary lives. Much like saints, the Deities are also given a responsibility or special attribute that the living strives to emulate. One striking difference, however, is that Vodun followers believe that everyone has a soul that is composed of two parts known as a gros bon ange (‘big guardian angel’) and a ti bon ange (‘little guardian angel’). The ti bon ange leaves the body during sleep or when a person is possessed by a Loa during a ritual. Vodun followers believe this part of the soul can be damaged or captured by evil magic during the time it is free from the body. The Roman Catholic religion, however, believes in one soul. But this religion is similar in the fact they do believe evil possession is possible, and in some cases, exorcism is required to rid the person of the demon that has entered them. Who Are Loa? It’s impossible to list all of the Loa since there are literally hundreds. But there are two classes, or more accurately, two categories of Deities. Loa who originated from the West African Yoruba people of Dahomey are called Rada.  Deities who were added later are usually the deceased leaders from the New World and are known as Petro. So basically the Deities have two categories – those who came from the Old World (Rada) and those who came from the New World (Petro). One of the chief differences between the Loa and saints is the fact that there are evil Loa. For example, Baka is an evil spirit who takes the form of an animal while Kalfu controls the evil forces of the spirit world and is closely associated with black magic. Yet as stated already, there are Loa who resemble Christian saints such as Legba, who can open the gates to the spirit world. This is much like the Christian St. Peter who is believed to watch over the gate of Heaven. Although the Deities resembles Christian saints they also remind one of the Greek (and Roman) Gods too. For example, a few Loa spirits include: · Ezili (or Erzulie) – the female spirit of love (Aphrodite). · Ogou Balanjo – the spirit of healing...

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Voodoo Myths and Misconceptions

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Voodoo Myths and Misconceptions

Voodoo myths and misconceptions are plentiful. Voodoo, or Vodun as it is more accurately known, is one of the world’s oldest religions. It originated in Africa and goes back at least 10,000 years. One of the largest myths is the name itself – Voodoo. Some believe it means something sinister or malevolent. In truth, it is just the African word for ‘spirit’, nothing more and nothing less. In order to examine myths and misconceptions properly it is important to look at the history of Voodoo. Why? The reason is because many of the Voodoo myths you hear about, even today, are the result of inaccuracies reported over 120 years ago. How Voodoo Myths and Misconceptions Originated Voodoo myths truly began when African slaves were taken from their homes to the New World. Slavers hoped to break the ties of religion that various tribes still held after their arrival to North America, South America and the Caribbean. Instead, these tribesmen who practiced Vodun came together and the new religion of Voodoo began. The myths started not long after because white settlers failed to understand the ancient religion. In 1884 the Voodoo myths began to travel worldwide and back to Europe because of a book called. “Haiti or the Black Republic” written by an author named S. St. John. In this book St. John reported on activities he claims to have witnessed in the West Indies. From that point began the Voodoo myths, which many people have even today when they hear the word Voodoo. Voodoo Myths that Exist Today One of the myths that evolved in part because of St. John’s book involves human sacrifice. Even to this day there are people who insist that this myth is real – that anyone who practices Voodoo engages in human sacrifice. This simply isn’t true. Radical, fundamentalist Christians and Muslims who kill in the name of god are a minority in those religions. The same is true of Voodoo followers – the majority of people have never killed anyone. The Voodoo myths of ‘witch doctors’ killing humans to perform spells or make potions are an exception, not the rule, when it comes to Voodoo. Like a Christian who bombs an abortion clinic or a Muslim who highjacks an airplane, Voodoo followers who kill anyone are a small percentage in relation to the millions of Voodoo practitioners worldwide.  One of the biggest Voodoo myths is thinking human sacrifice is the norm. One of the other myths around today is that Voodoo followers practice cannibalism, the eating of human flesh. The reason this is still one of the largest myths most likely stems from the fact that followers will engage in animal sacrifice. But even that sacrifice isn’t without purpose. In Voodoo the sacrificed animal is used and consumed in a feast to honor the different pantheon of spirits called Loa. If you think about it, this behavior isn’t far from eating a ‘Christmas Goose, Turkey or Ham’. The key difference is most people get their meat from a butcher shop. Dispelling Voodoo Myths and Misconceptions Knowledge is power. The more people know about any religion the less biased about it they become. It’s a burden that all religions of the world face on a daily basis. But the more people learn about Vodun and its...

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Voodoo Ingredients and Sacrifices

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Voodoo Ingredients and Sacrifices

There are Voodoo spells of many sorts. Since most people are on a quest for love or money (or both) it’s not a huge mystery why the most popular are love spells and money spells. Any houngan, a Voodoo priest, will tell you that the success of such Voodoo spells can depend on using the right spell ingredients. But aside from love and money spells the Voodoo religion also deals with ingredients that provide healing properties for people. Below is an overview of Voodoo spells and the importance of ingredients. Brief History of Voodoo Spells and Spell Ingredients In ancient times it was the forest spirits known as ‘Azzizas’ who taught Voodoo practitioners the use of scared herbs in Africa. As many of these worshipers became slaves in the New World they already had an extensive knowledge of spell ingredients such as roots, herbs, plants, natural elements and animals. They also understood the medical and alchemical properties of many of these items and used them on a regular basis. However, when it came to Voodoo spell ingredients in the New World many practitioners had to find substitutes to African plants. Instead they used native North American herbs and plants, which were readily available. In essence, over time the elements of both continents merged together to create the Voodoo spell ingredients often used today in America. Voodoo Spells Ingredients – A Bunch of Nonsense? Some might say that the spell ingredients used in Voodoo spells have no special properties and provide no benefit. Others could say these spell ingredients cause no effect on an individual. However, if you consider it closely, herbs and plants do have proven special properties. For example, coffee beans and tealeaves contain caffeine, which act as a stimulant. Ginger and peppermint can help digestion and provide heartburn relief. With that said, to dismiss Voodoo spells ingredients as nothing more than nonsense is a bit hypocritical…especially if that person criticizing ‘needs’ that cup of ‘joe’ to start their day. So it can be said that many people, even in the industrialized world, turn to natural aids like roots, herbs and plants because of the reactions they have with particular ingredients. Root Doctors and Conjurers – Who Uses Voodoo Spells Ingredients? There are two main Voodoo practitioners when it comes to Voodoo spells and ingredients – Root Doctors and Conjurers. A root doctor is viewed much like a medical doctor – someone who can provide you the herbs and such you need for healing and preventative medicine. A conjurer, on the other hand, is one that uses Voodoo spell ingredients for both ‘good’ and/or ‘bad’ magic. When it comes to voodoo love spells or voodoo money spells, it’s the conjurer that people visit for help.  Which Spell Ingredients are Needed for Voodoo? To know what spell ingredients you need for Voodoo really depends on what you plan to practice – black magic and white magic. For example, dark magic spell ingredients can include slippery elm. This can be used to separate a married couple when it’s buried near their home. Another dark spell ingredient is tormentilla. Tormentilla will cause someone distress, harm and discord when sprinkled on a picture of them and place in a box. But not all love spells and money spells are created from black...

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Voodoo and Witchcraft

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Voodoo and Witchcraft

Many people believe that magic is different in different traditions.  And while this is partially true, many people are unaware that magical traditions actually share more things in common than it may appear at first.  For example, Voodoo and Witchcraft both have a number of qualities in common as well as purposes.  If you want to create something or draw something into your life, you will want to look into Voodoo and Witchcraft to help you.  Here are the ways in which Voodoo and Witchcraft are alike in their ability to help a person harness their will and use magic for the betterment of their lives. How Voodoo and Witchcraft are Similar What many people do not realize is that Voodoo and Witchcraft share many traits in common.  At their roots, both of these spiritual practices began as ways to handle nature and to better understand it.  Folk practices began as medicine women and men healed those in the community by tapping into energies and powers greater than themselves.  As they began to help others, they also taught the secrets of their practices to new people, spreading the power of the Voodoo and Witchcraft, while also helping to keep the traditions alive.  Whether through storytelling or through apprenticeship, the Voodoo and Witchcraft practitioners were able to show people that anyone can use magic if they work with deities and they perform certain rituals with honor and respect.  Both practices connect with the divine, both use spells or rituals, and both are able to see how energy impacts the world. What Voodoo and Witchcraft can Do for You Voodoo and Witchcraft can allow people to do a number of things in their lives.  Both practices encourage the honoring of deities, whether one focuses on one God or Goddess or many; that is up to the individual.  In honoring the deity and learning more about these spirits, a person can connect to their energy and focus it to help them bring love, money, success, family, and many other things into their lives.  The universe, according to Voodoo and Witchcraft has many positive things to share with those who live in it.  By taking the time to recognize one’s thoughts and one’s intentions, you can begin to see how you are shifting the world and its response to you.  When you begin to learn how to change your will with Voodoo practices and Witchcraft, you will begin to see a number of changes in your life. Spells of Voodoo and Witchcraft Both Voodoo and Witchcraft allow a person to do spell work.  Whether you choose to use a Voodoo doll or to light a special candle, spells can help you to focus your energy into a singular purpose.  A Voodoo doll, for example, will help you to put your focus on one individual or an ideal individual.  In doing so, you will create a connection to this person and you will be able to bring them into your life or move them out of your life.  Likewise, in Witchcraft, you might use a candle to help you focus your energy and push your desires out into the world.  As the candle burns down, the energy is released and you begin to see the changes which take place for you. No matter if...

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Voodoo Dolls

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Voodoo Dolls

The Voodoo doll is one of the most recognized and yet misunderstood magical tools.  As a part of Voodoo practices, this doll is used to help bring energy to a spell and to help encase this energy until it is ready to be released.  You don’t have to be a Voodoo practitioner in order to use a Voodoo doll, but knowing how these dolls work can give you an extra tool in your magickal workings, allowing you the chance to have just one more way to strengthen a spell or other magickal working.  Having a physical representation can help to solidify one’s will and to help bring faster results. What Voodoo Dolls are Not Many people only know about what the media wants them to know about Voodoo dolls.  Most people have seen the scenes in which someone pushes a pin into a Voodoo doll’s head and something awful happens.  While the pain might not be as dramatic as some movies show, the use of a Voodoo doll is much different than it has been portrayed.  These dolls are not meant to be used to punish someone else or to cause harm.  Just as the threefold law of magick states, if you send something out into the universe, you will get it back threefold.  You do not want to send out negative energy into the universe as this will come back to you three times.  Voodoo dolls are not devices for causing pain, though they could be used for such a purpose.  Know that you want to find positive ways of incorporating the dolls into your spells. The Connection to One’s Life Force That said, the Voodoo doll is interconnected to the person or the image which it represents.  For example, if you create a doll to represent a person who you love, you will infuse that energy into the doll, even if you don’t do so with intention.  When you have that doll in your hand, you need to treat it with the utmost case.  While the person might not fall over if you drop the doll, their energy can be affected by any problems which happen to the doll.  You need to make sure the doll is well cared for, in a safe place, and always protected.  Because the doll is connected to the person they represent, you can use the doll to get rid of a person. Just move the doll away from other dolls that represent the other parties in the situation.  This physical separation will encourage the other person to stay away. Using Voodoo Dolls in Your Life There are many ways you might incorporate Voodoo dolls into your spiritual practice.  Many find them helpful when they want to focus their attention on bringing someone or something into their lives.  For example, if you want to bring love into your life, you might create a doll that represents your ideal lover.  You can then put that doll on an altar or in your bedroom in a safe place in order to bring that love closer to you physically and psychically.  You might also want to decorate the doll with things you love in order to enhance the positive energy.  Once this person comes into your life, you will untie the doll and release the...

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How to Do Voodoo

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How to Do Voodoo

The practice of Voodoo is something that is rarely discussed.  Only in movies and television shows do people get a clear idea as to what Voodoo might be.  And these media representations are wrong.  It’s not a surprise that as a result, people who want to do Voodoo on their own have no idea where to start.  Though the Internet does provide some information, there is much more in the Voodoo history which is passed down through oral traditions.  If you’re interested in trying some Voodoo magic of your own, this is a primer on how to do Voodoo. The Practice of Voodoo Using Voodoo as a part of your spiritual practice or just for a spell still means that you need to treat this practice with respect.  Within the Voodoo practice, there are many deities, all of which need to be pleased and honored.  If you are unwilling to treat these deities with respect, you may not get the results you want from your spells and you might end up with more troubles than that.  Begin your Voodoo practice with a clear heart and a true intention.  For example, if you want to bring love into your love, focus on that purpose.  In having a clear purpose which does not seek to harm anyone else, you will increase the odds of your success while also pleasing the Voodoo deities. Using Voodoo Dolls Properly in Spells Voodoo dolls are a common practice in the Voodoo tradition.  These dolls are meant to represent people whose energy you want to affect.  For example, if you want to bring someone into your life, you might create a Voodoo doll and then place that doll in your bedroom to attract their energy.  If you want to put someone out of your life, you might take the doll and give it away or unwrap it to release their energy from your life.  Remember, the Voodoo doll is a sacred object, one which is connected to the person it is supposed to represent.  If you are not careful with this doll, you may cause harm to the other person.  You need to be careful with the doll, using it only as you intended, and then letting it go when the spell works.  Unraveling the doll is the way to release the energy of the spell and to release that persons’ energy from your control. When Voodoo goes Wrong Some people have seen the images of Voodoo dolls in the media and think they can hurt others by jabbing pins into the dolls.  The truth?  These sorts of actions can hurt the other person, especially when the connection between the doll and the person is strong.  However, this is not the true purpose of Voodoo dolls. The dolls are meant to help you in your spell working, not to hurt others.  It will be best if you take some time to think carefully before connecting the doll to someone else.  If you are at all concerned you might harm the doll in anger or in frustration, you might want to look into other spiritual practices. With Voodoo, you can change your life for the better and help to remove obstacles from your path.  Hurting others, while it is possible in Voodoo as in any practice, is...

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Voodoo Spell Casters

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 in Spell Casters, Voodoo | 0 comments

Voodoo Spell Casters

Voodoo practitioners subscribe to one of the oldest religions of the world known as Vodun, the African word for ‘spirit’. From the simple follower to a priest or priestess (aka houngan or mambo, respectively), they all believe two fundamentals. There are no accidents in life and everything is connected. Many spiritualists from other religions often agree that humans are not separate but part of a large community, entirely connected to one another. Much like the Wicca religion and its ‘Rule of Three’, practitioners of Voodoo feel what you do unto another you do unto yourself. Voodoo practitioners also believe in a sacred cycle between the living and the dead. Rituals, including prayers, music, dancing, singing and animal sacrifice, are a way of life for the Voodoo practitioners of the world, regardless of their location. Key Beliefs of Voodoo Practitioners and Spell Casters The serpent has significant relevance to the spell casters of Voodoo. The high priest and/or priestess of Voodoo followers (often nicknamed Papa or Mama) are the medium for the expression of the serpent’s power. Voodoo practitioners believe in a supreme deity and hundreds of spirits called Loa. These Loa are the ones who control nature, health, wealth and happiness of mortals. When it comes to Voodoo love spells or Voodoo money spells, a priest or priestess will call upon the Loa for assistance. During such Voodoo ceremonies these Loa can possess the bodies of the Voodoo practitioners. These Loa in turn relaying advice, warnings and desires. Voodoo followers also believe objects and natural phenomena have holy significance and can, at times, possess a soul. Music and dance are crucial elements to Voodoo ceremonies. However, this dancing by practitioners of Voodoo is often misinterpreted as nothing more than a prelude to sexual frenzy. The ceremonies are instead an expression of spirituality. It is considered a way to connect with the spirit world, according to Voodoo practitioners. Voodoo Practitioners as Healers Voodoo hospitals exist throughout the world and many Voodoo practitioners visit their priest/priestess when it comes to physical ailments. The voodoo priest/priestess is a liaison between a deity and the patient. The highest state of existence for practitioners of Voodoo means completely turning your spirit over to a particular deity. When Voodoo worshippers enter this ecstatic state, it is believed the deity possesses the body. This deity then speaks and acts through that individual so healing can begin. Voodoo Practitioners and Rituals Voodoo practitioners often in engage in rituals for births, weddings and deaths, much like other religions. They also deal in Voodoo love spells or Voodoo money spells, which are always popular among Voodoo practitioners. But there is one ritual that takes place once every three years on the border of Ghana and Togo. Thousands of Voodoo practitioners gather for a seven-day celebration known as Kokuzahn. Kokuzahn honors the deity, Flimani Koku, the ancient warrior god. Flimani Koku, who once guaranteed safety in battle, today provides protection against witchcraft and evil. The weeklong festival begins with Voodoo music with rhythms that send Voodoo practitioners spinning into intense states of possession. In these altered states they exhibit strength and endurance beyond normal capacity, which they feel demonstrate the astonishing power of their deity. Spell casters on the Whole Voodoo practitioners feel their religion plays a pivotal role in...

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Santeria Compared to Voodoo

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in Santeria, Voodoo | 0 comments

Santeria Compared to Voodoo

Voodoo, meaning Great Spirit, has its origins in Africa. Practitioners of voodoo believe that one god rules the universe and has a number of smaller deities known as Loas, each dealing with different aspects of human life. Voodoo spells are performed to gain the blessing of the Deities and Loas and call upon their help to solve problems. When African slaves were taken to South America, many of them continued to practice voodoo, which took on different forms including Santeria, practiced mainly in Cuba and the Caribbean. Understanding Voodoo Voodoo What is Voodoo? Voodoo Spells Voodoo Love Spells Introduction to Voodoo Spells Voodoo spells involve ceremonial rituals that include dancing, music, and chanting. Among the prominent tools used in these rituals are voodoo dolls. They are made from twigs, vines, and leaves, and are usually crafted by a priest or priestess. The spell begins with the practitioner chanting and meditating during the process of crafting the doll, giving it an identity. The doll is anointed with oil and the spirit on whom the spell is cast is invited to inhabit the doll. For example, if a person is ill, then the spirit of the ill person is called upon to manifest in the doll. It is believed that voodoo spells were created out of necessity where different nomadic tribes in Africa had no access to a healer when a person fell ill. A message was sent to a healer who would then create a doll to perform healing rituals by using magic. The powerful nature of these spells made some people misuse the practice and use it to harm others, giving it a bad name among many critics including missionaries. Voodoo spells emphasize much on the physical being, using items such as nails, hair, and blood in their rituals. Often, mud from the graveyard is used in a bid to take the assistance of the dead person’s spirit to carry out voodoo spells. Voodoo spells can be used to strengthen a relationship, return a lost love, and enhance the compatibility between partners. They are used to attract money, to enhance the success of a business and career. Santeria and how it is Different from Voodoo Much of Santerian beliefs are derived from voodoo. Since Spanish authorities did not allow voodoo and other similar practices to flourish in South America, many continued to do so in secrecy, often disguising their rituals in various forms. On the surface, Santeria features plenty of Roman Catholic beliefs where saints are revered and are a medium through which God can be approached. Santeria spells involves invoking the power and protection of several Orishas or saints in order to cast long lasting and effective spells. These spells are powerful and are to be taken seriously. They have the ability to create a dramatic and positive change especially for those who cast love spells. Understanding Santeria Santeria History of the Santeria Religion The Orisha in Santeria Santeria Spells Santeria Love Spells Introduction to Santeria Spells Santeria spells cast for love, fertility, and marriage, invoke Oshun, a Saint that symbolizes river waters, love, and marriage. The saint is associated with joy and pleasure. Whatever form of magic you choose, make sure you use to bring peace, harmony, good health, and luck to everyone, especially to the person you...

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Voodoo Control Spell

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Black Magic, Voodoo | 4 comments

Voodoo Control Spell

This Black Magic Control Spell works by bending another person’s will to your own. You may believe that it is particularly well-suited for use in a free spell to control a person or a situation.  Perhaps this is true, but this doesn’t make it right.  This control spell can enable you to control people or situations, but it does so by using the aid of dangerous and powerful forces, and such magic can often result in harm to you or those you love.  Furthermore, the effects of using black magic in any spell can far exceed anything that you expected, and for this reason such control spells are very dangerous.  Even if you use black magic with good intentions, you may still cause unintended harm. So be very careful when using this spell and make sure you follow up with a spiritual cleansing right after the control spell has been completed. What You will need for the Black Magic Control Spell Picture of the person you want to control Item that the person has touched or a lock of their hair Twine Piece of Paper and Pen 3 green candles 3 pins Quartz Crystal Milk Rain Water Whiskey Yams Mangos How to Cast the Voodoo Control Spell This Control Spell must be cast on a Tuesday. You will need a picture of the person and/or items that are strongly connected to the person to identify it correctly. Take the piece of of paper and write your victim’s name on it. Fold up the picture 3 or 7 times and put it on the paper. Add the personal item or lock of hair. Fold up the paper and create a package, secure it with twine. This package will represent your victim and is essential for the spell to work. Make sure you focus and meditate on your wishes while creating it. For this Voodoo control spell you will ask for help from the Voodoo Loa Simbi. His favorite color is green and he likes milk, rain water, quartz crystal, whisky, yams and mangos. Create and altar for Simbi and decorate it with said items. Place the candles close to each other and place the the package that represents the victim very close by. The candles represent your victim you wish to control and so does the package. They are essential for the ritual. Light one of the green candles and ask Simbi for assistance. Meditate and visualize the control you desire, the will you want to bend and how your victim or situation will do as you say. Hold the pin in your right hand and focus intensely on your wish then stick it in the green candle. While the first candle is still burning light up another green candle and repeat the same meditation and visualization. You will have to do this for each of the 3 candles until all green candles are light and have pin. Let all of the candles burn out completely. Once the flames are extinguished take the remaining wax, yams, mangos, milk, whiskey, and most importantly the package that represents your victim and trow it in a river, lake or the ocean. Simbi is the Loa of the Water and Marshland and this is were your offering will be made. Thank him properly for his...

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Voodoo Trust Spell

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Faithfulness Spells, Love Problem Removal Spells, Voodoo | 0 comments

Voodoo Trust Spell

This is an old voodoo spell that is used to increase trust between a husband and wife, two lovers, friends, or business associates. The rice symbolizes a domestic situation that binds both of you. The tomatoes symbolize a good sex life (for partners) and a healthy trust in each other. The powdered cinnamon symbolizes good communication and the cardoon seeds are symbolic of loyalty. For the Trust Spell You will need Uncooked rice Crushed sun dried tomatoes Powdered cinnamon Crushed cardamom seeds How to Cast the Voodoo Trust Spell Mix these ingredients together. Scatter this mixture across a path in which your husband or wife, friend, or business associate is often known to walk. He or she will feel compelled to trust you, be honest with you and never betray you. Benefits of the Trust Spell You may have to close an important business deal quickly. Perhaps you are dealing with people you do not know, or have never met before. In these cases, time is of the essence and taking the time to build up trust with a business colleague or partner can mean the difference between closing the deal, or missing out on it entirely. Once this spell works its magic people around you will be able to instantly trust you, no matter how long you know them. The Trust Spell works equally beneficial in relationships, marriages and friendships. If your partner has lost all trust in you, or you in them, casting this powerful spell will dispel all the negative energies that caused the mistrust and in their place trust and reliability will emerge. It will also eliminate the root causes that led to the mistrust in the first place. This is just one of the situations where the trust spell can help...

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Voodoo Spell to Stop a Divorce

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Love Problem Removal Spells, Return Lost Lover Spells, Voodoo | 1 comment

Voodoo Spell to Stop a Divorce

If you wish to stop a divorce you will need to bless a charm in the smoke of an anointed candle.  The charm will be an anchor to attach your lover so he or she will be by your side forever.  The symbolism of the anchor is more important than what it is made of but a silver anchor charm will likely work best. This ritual, based on old Voodoo habits, is said to be so powerful that it can also banish a third party that might be causing your partner to be unfaithful. This Spell to Stop a Divorce is designed to halt an unwanted divorce or separation.  Perhaps it is your own relationship that is in danger of coming to an end, or perhaps you are using this spell on behalf of a loved one.  Whatever the case, you can use this Voodoo spell to stop a divorce or separation if you feel that the threatened relationship is not yet meant to end. For the Spell to Stop a Divorce you will need: A blue candle Gardenia oil Metal or plastic toy anchor charm Your original marriage vows How to Cast the Voodoo Spell to Stop a Divorce Anoint the blue candle with gardenia oil. Light the candle with the lighter. Take the anchor charm and recite whatever your original marriage vows were out loud. You must then plant this charm somewhere on or near your partner where he will not find it but will end up carrying it with him day and night. This could be inside the lining of a jacket, inside a brief case or inside a hat.  The idea is that the energy of the anchor reminds him that he belongs to you. What this Spell can do for You Voodoo originated in Africa and later spread to places such as Haiti, Jamaica, and New Orleans.  For centuries and across continents Voodoo has been a powerful spiritual and magical path for many people.  Although it is often negatively portrayed in popular media as evil or malicious, it is, in truth, a peaceful and life-affirming religion.  You can use the power of this spell to stop a divorce to bring about positive changes in your life and the lives of those you love by warding off a divorce or separation. When we think of Voodoo, the images that often come to mind are of the material items that are used in Voodoo spells and rituals.  Voodoo dolls, mojo bags, and human hair or blood are powerful magical aids to increase the effectiveness of any spell, but they aren’t really necessary.  Truthfully, the most important element in any Voodoo spell or ritual is actually something that you already contain within yourself: the strength of your will and the power of your highly focused visualization.  If these elements are present, then you do not require a long list of props to successfully cast this spell to stop a...

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Make Your Partner Loyal to You

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Commitment Spells, Love Problem Removal Spells, Santeria, Voodoo | 3 comments

Make Your Partner Loyal to You

One of the most famous loyalty spells in the whole world is the Chuparosa spell. This is a Santeria Voodoo Spell. It captures the jealous, possessive nature of the hummingbird (Chuparosa) who mates with one bird for life.  La Chuparosa means the Rose-Sucker in Spanish. In Mayan Mexican folk magic, the Hummingbird is also the symbol of — and again, actually the ancient deity of — love, sex, and marriage. For the Loyalty Spell you will need: A red candle or commercially bought Chuparosa candle A piece of paper How to Cast the Spell to Make your Partner Loyal to You Write both your names down on a piece of paper and put it beneath the candle.. Light the candle and say: Divine Hummingbird, who enriches and glorifies everything with your Holy Power, I ask that you enrich my life and love with your Divine Intercession so that my lover will want only me in the same way that you extract honey from flowers, extract all misfortune and bad luck from my life; I pray you will not forget me, so that my lover and i may share a relationship that is honest and true Let the candle burn to the...

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Sex Spell

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Black Magic, Lust Spells, Voodoo | 0 comments

Sex Spell

This sex spell borders on black magic. It’s intention is to control the will and lust of another.  It is based on an old Hoodoo ritual and it is considered to be very powerful.  Be sure that the person you are compelling to lust after you is someone who’s face you don’t mind seeing around for a long time. This spell is not recommended for squeamish people or to those who are not committed to a love. It means taking clippings from your lover’s body. For the Sex Spell you will need: Hair clipping Dried blood Lock of hair Red satin cloth Black thread and needle How to Cast Sex Spell Take a hair clipping, dried blood or a lock of hair from the body of your love and add a similar body part of your own. Wrap these articles in red satin cloth and stitch it closed with black thread. As you are stitching, recite both of your names. Carry this package under your armpit for three days and then burn it. Benefits of a Sex Spell Often, when we first enter into a relationship, the feeling of sexual attraction and lust are so strong that we feel that they will always be there. We cannot imagine things being any other way, or that other events may come into play that means that you and your partner are not experiencing the intimacy and passion that you thought would last for ever. Sometimes, these events can seem to be out of our control. Stress at work, or within family life can mean that both partners are tired and feel less sexual than was the case before. Sometimes it is the case that both partners simply get used to each other, and the intense sexual attraction and euphoric lust for each other is just not there any more. This is when the sex spell can help. Its powerful magical forces within this sex spell will cause a spark that will build into a flame, and into a fire of raging passion and lust and desire for each other. You will, once again, know what it is to truly want and desire each other, and the loving passion that you thought had been dampened will burn fiercely once again. Beware! This spell is so powerful that it may cause sudden sexual urges. It will increase lust, desire and passion. You will be aware of your sexuality once again. Only use the sex spell if you are sure you want your own and your partners attraction to each other to...

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Hoodoo Marriage Proposal Spell

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Commitment Spells, Voodoo | 7 comments

Hoodoo Marriage Proposal Spell

Do you want to compel a man to propose marriage to you?  The secret to this marriage spell, which finds it’s origin in Hoodoo rootworking magic  is to use licorice root. Licorice root grants the bearer over a person or situation they wish to control. Licorice root is sold in chips that are usually burned as incense.  This ritual also uses a ring which is supposed to represent the real life engagement ring to be presented as part of a proposal. For the Marriage  Spell you will need: A plastic engagement ring A unframed photo of both of you An incense burner Lighter Licorice root chips Red velvet pouch How to Cast the Hoodoo Marriage Proposal Spell On the night of a full moon roll up the photo of the two of you into a slim tube and insert it into the plastic engagement ring. Place it before the incense burner which is full of licorice chips.  Light the licorice chips and visualize your lover proposing marriage to you. When the spell is over tuck the ring and ashes into a pouch and tuck it under a mattress where both of you sleep often.  Do not let him find it or the proposal opportunity will be squandered. When to Use a Marriage Spell This marriage spell can be used in different ways, all to great effect. Maybe you are lonely and want the companionship and love that you are sure marriage will bring. Or you may already love someone from afar. But probably, this marriage spell is most used when you have been in courtship with someone for a long time yet they will not make the commitment to marry you that you need. Often we allow ourselves and our relationships with our loved ones to drift along without any firm commitments to marriage. Maybe your partner says that they are happy with the way things are and that they do not want to change them. Often they will say that marriage will change things, and yes, it usually does. But often for the better! When you cast this marriage spell to will be able to bring your relationship to the next level and make marriage possible and...

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Voodoo Desire Me Spell

Posted by on Jun 8, 2013 in Attraction Love Spells, Lust Spells, Voodoo | 1 comment

Voodoo Desire Me Spell

This is a Voodoo Desire Spell.  This ritual uses candles that suit the dual purpose of being effigies or poppets.  These are also commonly known as figure candles. You can buy these types of Candles, usually called Adam and Eve Candles at an occult store. Tonka beans, which are white beans that jump around when heated, are used in this spell. You can buy them at novelty and occult shops.  The Adam candle represents a male and the Eve candle symbolizes a female. If you cannot find the magic figure candles you can use regular candles. What You’ll need for the Voodoo Desire Spell A red Adam or Eve candle Caldron or heat resistant bowl Tonka beans or dried beans How to Cast the Voodoo Desire Spell This spell ideally should be done on a Tuesday or Friday night.  Place the beans in the bowl.  Seal the candle with wax to the bottom of the bowl and light it.  As the bowl warms in the wax the beans will begin hopping around. As the beans begin to hop around in the dish, ask for your partner’s passion to be ignited for you. Do this three nights in a row.  When the spell is finished bury everything far away from your home under a fruit tree. Use Voodoo to Make Someone Fall in Love with You Voodoo is at once a powerful magical path and an all-encompassing way of life for many throughout the world.  For centuries, people have used Voodoo spells and rituals to enhance their own lives and those of their loved ones.  If you are considering using Voodoo to enhance your love life and to make someone fall deeply in love with you and to desire you, then there is no better way to start than with this Desire Spell that is designed to make someone desire you and to fall deeply in love with you.  This spell will work to grant you the love of the one that you desire, even if you do not have access to many of the magical aids normally associated with Voodoo rituals. Although there is no denying that items such as voodoo dolls, mojo bags, and human hair or blood can be powerful tools in any Voodoo ritual, these things are by no means absolutely necessary for a spell to be effective.  Voodoo harnesses the benevolent energies of the universe to help you bring about positive life changes.  Even without the magical tools mentioned above, you can use the power of your own will and the strength of your highly focused visualizations to make the most of this spell and brighten your future. Do not allow any negative images of Voodoo that you may have gained from misguided books, films, or television shows to prevent you from using its power to improve your life.  This voodoo love spell can help you to gain (and keep) the love of the one that you desire....

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Voodoo Business Protection Spell

Posted by on Jun 7, 2013 in Career and Job Spells, Protection Spells, Voodoo | 0 comments

Voodoo Business Protection Spell

This very simple spell for protecting your business is from the Deep South and the Heart of New Orleans Voodoo. It keeps your enemies from stealing your ideas or customers. If you are a freelancer you can carry this as a charm or you can set it by your computer. Pecans symbolize great wealth and are often used in money and wealth spells in different cultures.   The reason that you use nine pecans in this ritual is because nine is the number of achievement and completions. You will need for the Business Protection Spell Nine pecans Small green pouch or box How to Perform this Voodoo Spell for Business Protection Shell each pecan and then eat them slowly while visualizing the result you want in your business. This could be an increase in business or seeing more customers coming to you.  Do NOT throw the shells out. Collect the pecan shells and put them in the green box or pouch.  Put the shells somewhere at your place of employment or at your desk where the shells cannot be found or removed. When to Use a Business Protection Spell Before you open your business to the public, use this business protection spell to ensure that you will enjoy all the success and prosperity that you deserve. If you have already opened your business to the public, you can cast it even after you have been in business for many years. Use the business protection spell is you want to be a successful business person, and want prosperity and financial success for you and your family. Use this spell to ensure that you get the respect in the business world that only comes from running a successful business. Your family and those around you will benefit from your use of this spell, as they all benefit from your prosperity and...

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Voodoo Pet Blessing for Animals

Posted by on Jun 7, 2013 in Blessings, Voodoo | 0 comments

Voodoo Pet Blessing for Animals

St. Francis of Assisi originally began his life as a pagan and then he was converted to Catholicism. His area of providence is pets, children, the elderly, the poor and the sick.  Many metaphysical disciplines burn a candle to St. Francis of Assisi when they have a sick pet including Hoodoo, Voodoo, pagan and Church traditions. It is easy to find a St. Francis of Assisi candle that has his image on it in a religious or metaphysical supply store. Otherwise you can use an ordinary dark green candle. For the Pet Blessing you will need: A dark green candle or St. Francis of Assisi blessing candle How to Perform the Pet Blessing Light the candle and say the following prayer: God Our Heavenly Father, You created the world to serve humanity’s needs and to lead them to You. By our own fault we have lost the beautiful relationship which we once had with all your creation. Help us to see that by restoring our relationship with You we will also restore it with all Your creation. Give us the grace to see all animals as gifts from You and to treat them with respect for they are Your creation. We pray for all animals who are suffering as a result of our neglect. May the order You originally established be once again restored to the whole world through the intercession of the Glorious Virgin Mary, the prayers of Saint Francis and the merits of Your Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ Who lives and reigns with You now and forever. Amen. When you are done let the candle burn for as long as you are able without letting it burn unattended. What a Pet Blessing can Do for your Pet The pet blessing will ensure that no harm comes to your pet. It will work its magical protection on any pet you have, and will protect them from all types of harm. This protection will last for the whole of  your pets life, and includes protection against any harmful or evil spirits. If you use this spell you will not have to worry about your pets coming to harm anymore, or about costly vet bills due to accidents or illness. You will be free to enjoy the happiness that your pet brings into your...

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Voodoo Love Spells

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Love Spells, Voodoo | 1 comment

Voodoo Love Spells

Voodoo love spells are rituals performed by a hougan or mambo who use the power of loa to cast aside obstacles that stay in the path of love. During the self-incited trance, the practitioner opens him- or herself to the right loa (usually Aida-Wedo or Damballa). During the trance, the spell caster becomes one with the spirit and gains an ability to channel the spiritual energies to form the desired effects. Of course, Voodoo love spells require also some physical ways of transmission – most notably, they need some items belonging to the subjects of the spell. The love spell effects sometimes take form of some amulet or a potion to be given to the subject of the spell, but it strongly depends on the hougan or mambo casting the spell. In some Vodou traditions the material components are completely used up during the ritual and the final effects happen regardless of the physical proximity of an amulet. Our Free Voodoo Love Spells Voodoo Trust Spell Voodoo Spell to Stop a Divorce Make Your Partner Loyal Voodoo Control Spell Voodoo Spell to Return a Lost Lover Sex Spell Hoodoo Marriage Spell Voodoo Desire Me Spell More Love Spells Despite the unique form of Voodoo love spells, their final effects must comply with the six principles of Voodoo. It means that they cannot harm anyone, cause any negative long-term side-effects or trick a love spell subject in any way. Even the spells cast by bokors cannot set aside those rules. Working with Voodoo Love Spells One must always be careful with the spells that they cast or ask to be casted, just like with voodoo love spells.  Voodoo over the years has received a bad reputation but it is actually a very lovely type of magic that has become stigmatized by people who do not understand this art form.  While casting a love spell, one needs to be absolutely in agreement with carrying out the spell as voodoo is one of the most powerful forms of magic and results can happen fast. The History of Voodoo Voodoo has an interesting history as it was first brought to the New World from the slaves brought over from Africa.  The roots of voodoo spells come from African Shamanism.  As Christianity was introduced into the region, voodoo began to transform and eventually become what it is today.  Most believe that Haiti is the capital of voodoo with the most powerful and prestigious practitioners. The Love Spell Casting Process The people who cast these voodoo love spells are known as hougans or voodoo priests and mambos which are voodoo priestesses.  Basically, hougans and mambos try to clear the path so that love can pass through from one person to another.  Voodoo requires objects of the person who is the object of the spell to be able to communicate his or her subject.  Besides using possession, a mambo or hougan can also create love magic through potions, incantations and amulets.  And just like in all forms of magic, the voodoo love spells must abide by certain codes to ensure that they will work such as no harmful side effects will occur, no one will be tricked into falling in love, no one can be hurt along the way, etc. Love spells can work great if the seeker...

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Voodoo Spells

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Voodoo | 0 comments

Voodoo Spells

Voodoo spells have originated from ancient Africa with a twist of Christianity thrown into the mix.  The name, voodoo, means “spirit” and is a strongly powerful form of religion. Voodoo spells use specific spirits to make things happen or to alter the future.  There is a single creator in voodoo called the Bondye, which is the highest principle in the universe.  There are other gods and spirits used in voodoo ceremonies as well, such as the Legba, the spirit of virility and youth.  Spirits are known as Loa or Lwa and are contacted via secret rituals and voodoo spells. The Lwa help you solve your various problems in life. Our Free Voodoo Spells Voodoo Control Spell Voodoo Trust Spell Sex Spell Stop a Divorce Voodoo Loyalty Spell Voodoo Return Lover Spell Hoodoo Marriage Spell Voodoo Desire Me Spell Voodoo Business Spell Voodoo Pet Blessing Voodoo Love Spells More Spells How to Cast Voodoo Spells Voodoo is an ancient African religion that believes in one true God and several lesser deities called Loa.  The loa help you achieve success in your voodoo spells or other types of spells you want to perform under the practice of voodoo.  Many people believe that voodoo only does bad or evil spells when nothing could be further from the truth.  There are many spells you can do that make a powerful difference in your life. You can cast your own spells or have a professional Voodoo priest perform the ritual for you. There are even spell kits you can buy that contain all the things you need to do voodoo spells, including any incantations you need to say and candles you need to burn. It is a good idea to cleanse yourself spiritually in the form a spiritual cleansing before doing any voodoo spells.  There are many spiritual cleanings listed on our site that you can use. There is no need to purchase special cleansing soap or bath wash to cleanse your body to rid it of negativity you may be carrying.  However, being in a clean spiritual situation will make your voodoo spells more effective and infinitely more powerful. One particular voodoo spell takes a full nine days to complete.  You need to have the following things gathered or purchased for your voodoo love spells: You need two blessed and anointed candles suitable for ritual use. You need one voodoo doll that is stuffed with herbs and stitched together. You need a magical gris-gris bag filled with roots and herbs suitable for a voodoo spell You need nine days worth of a drawing incense used to cast your spell You need nine days of specialized herbs and roots to be used for your voodoo spell You need a nine day supply of essential oils useful in voodoo spells You need a manual to help you understand what it is you have to do during the spell or ritual Now you see why it is helpful to have the benefit of a professional to guide you through the voodoo spells?  The spells are very intense and you have to, for this particular spell, undergo aspects of the ritual for nine consecutive days.  You need to be focused and concentrate on the ritual on each of the nine days you perform the ritual.  Remember you will also be relying on the...

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What is Voodoo?

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Voodoo | 0 comments

What is Voodoo?

Voodoo is also called vodou or vaudoux and is magic performed by individuals who practice the art and practice of voodoo.  It is a merging of beliefs stemming from West African nations and Roman Catholic beliefs.  It was created prior to the introduction of African slavery to the US and was brought over the Atlantic by African slaves.  Voodoo is practiced by people known as vodouisants. The Primary Belief in Voodoo The primary belief in voodoo is that there is one true God and many lesser deities or gods called Loa.  These are subordinate to the main god who doesn’t interfere with the affairs of humans.  It is through the use of the Loa that humans are interceded with.  It also includes the veneration of the dead and personal protection against the evils of other forms of witchcraft. The Types of Voodoo There are several different types of voodoo, including Haitian voodoo, Louisiana voodoo among other types.  The magic of each is similar but have local qualities unique to each type.  It is practiced in all countries but is especially popular in the New Orleans area, in the Caribbean islands and in areas of South America and Africa. Deities and Loa The major deity in voodoo is called Bondye. This is believed to be the one true God.  There are several named loa as well.  If the  magic is particularly connected to Christianity, the Supreme Being is the same as the Judeo-Christian god and the loa are, in fact, the same as the saints.  The Supreme Being is considered to be the creator of all things but that he or she is distant from the creation.  The Bondye is aloof when it comes to the daily affairs of man and, if you are a vodouisant, you don’t believe it is possible to call on the Bondye for help in any voodoo magic. The loa are the connection between the people and the Bondye in voodoo. Some loa include the guardian of the crossroads, called Papa Legba, and the spirit of love.  There are spirits of agriculture and spirits of rain and magicians.  There are twenty-one nations that divide the loa including Rada, Petro, Congo and Nago. Some oppose one another, such as the Petro and the Rada. There are families of loa that are related to one another.  Each family has a different job to do when it comes to dealing with life activities.  Some families are considered soldiers, others are concerned with women and others are concerned with death, fertility and agriculture. The spirits are considered to be hot or cold, depending on their characteristics.   Coolness is valued in general over hotness. Voodoo Rituals and Spells The Voodoo religion involves many different spells, rituals and ceremonies. Among them are voodoo love spells, protection spell, banishing spells, and many more. It takes a great deal of belief and practice to become a true vodouisant and there is a strict moral code that is against greed and dishonor to the practice of voodoo. Voodoo Spells Voodoo Love Spells Voodoo magic is practiced differently from one area to another. The names of the loa can be different and the types of rituals that are practiced can be geographically dissimilar, even among practices in the same country. Voodoo is a folk...

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