Communication Chicken Recipe for Simbi

There are many different paths of simbi, each has it’s own unique power and sacred abode. Ultimately however, their realm is divine magick and they are turned to when truth and a clear path forward are needed. [Read more…]

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Journey to the Ancestors: R.I.P. Karen McCarthy Brown

Haitian Vodou lost a priestess and a scholar this month with the passing of Karen McCarthy Brown. Brown crossed into the land of the ancestors on March 4, 2015. [Read more…]

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Aida Wedo: The Snake Goddess Rears Her Beautiful Head

In addition to holding great power and energy, snakes are also symbolic of deep fear. [Read more…]

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Zora Neale Hurston … What You Probably Don’t Know

She was born the child of two former slaves in 1891, and despite many trials and tribulations she showed us all you can’t keep a good woman down. Zora is known for her books, her poems, her quotes, but there is a lot people don’t know. [Read more…]

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Who Owns the Dead?

People are calling for all kinds of action in the matter of Marie Laveau from calls to petitions to protests. Time will tell how best to proceed. After discussing the matter with one friend we quickly came to the conclusion that while the current situation was indeed difficult, these religions of Voodoo, Vodou, and Lucumi (Santeria,) have always been made to take a backseat to more mainstream practices. [Read more…]

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2014 Voodoo and Santeria on Television- That’s Not Entertainment !

I will continue to watch the mainstream media, with a hopefully eye, a scratchy head, and a prayer we don’t get anymore roaches. [Read more…]

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Maman Brigitte Beet Salad Recipe

There is a mistress of the cemetery, a bride dressed in white lace, she knows of love and loss, and her name is Maman Brigitte. In the religions of New Orleans Voodoo and Haitian Vodou Maman Brigitte ( also called Gran Brigitte) is the Lwa, or Goddess, of the dead. [Read more…]

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