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January 10, 2018
Rachel Beauvoir Dominique, Emerante de Pradines, + Nema – Foremothers Rise In Power
This past week saw the passing of three powerful foremothers Emerante de Pradines, Rachel Beauvoir...
July 10, 2017
Finding a Higher Power in Vodou or Santeria (Lucumi)
Despite what you may read in the misinformation on the internet, there is a complex...
October 15, 2016
The Truth About Vodou Vs. Hoodoo
For many years the Afro-Diasporan traditions of Hoodoo, New Orleans Voodoo, and Haitian Vodou were...
September 30, 2016
Help My Ex Is Doin’ A Hex !!!
Love makes strange bedfellows, and even stranger and more desperate enemies. The truth is that...
August 07, 2016
Wall Veves – Voodoo’s Surprising Sacred Gateways
In the 1800's the veves began to be transformed to a new medium, metal....In the...
July 07, 2016
Book Review: Defiant Itineraries
Defiant Itineraries is an in-depth look at the practices and scholarship of Katherine Dunham and...
July 04, 2016
Vodou And The Nation Of Islam
... in today’s life, it appears as if there is no respect for human beings...
May 18, 2016
Another Supreme Leader Of Voodoo Elected: Joseph Fritzner Comas
Similar to many things in Haitian Voodoo, or Vodou, the path to find a Supreme...
December 15, 2015
New Supreme Leader Of Vodou Named In Haiti
Elected by a unanimous vote on Thursday, the new Ati will be Alcenat Zamor. The...
September 14, 2015
Legendary Vodou Priest Max Beauvoir Dead At 79
Eloquent, articulate, knowledgeable and committed to his religion, this legend passed away Saturday September 12...
July 25, 2015
July 25- Feast of Ogou St. Jacques
Many blessings to you this Ogou Feast ! It is a time for leaving offerings,...
October 23, 2014
Voodoo Cruise Exhibit Sinks To A New Low
Obviously these things are not about real life. Seeing is believing however, and when most...
September 09, 2014
Blog Anniversary- Voodoo Universe’s Top Ten Posts You Probably Missed
There were some wildly successful posts, usually having to do with American Horror Story Coven...
September 05, 2014
Voodoo Not Legit? Just Quit Please !
Now I could walk around with a sign saying this person with no initiations and...
August 20, 2014
Agayu: The Volcano’s God of Fire
Some know the sacred energy of the volcano as Vulcan, Pele, Konohana Sakuya Hime, or...
August 10, 2014
Naked Voodoo: The Sexualization of a Religion
One of the ways the popular media has chosen to portray New Orleans Voodoo and...
July 26, 2014
Saut d’Eau : Vodou’s Sacred Water Flows in Haiti
Born in fire and blessed in water the religion of Vodou is strong . Each...
June 05, 2014
Fire Fire FireSide Chats: Voodoo Vs. Hoodoo
Today I hope to present you with my own opinion on the difference between Hoodoo...
June 03, 2014
Voodoo Definitions: More Than Just A Word
Many people hate the word Voodoo, even though they may have beliefs that others would...
May 16, 2014
My Rituals Got Referred To As “Wicca-Themed” and I’m Not Happy
Today I got a mention by another Voodoo author on their blog and it's all...
April 27, 2014
ForeMama Said: Wit and Wisdom of Maya Deren
Deren was an inspiration to many, not just with her films, but with her words.“Myth...
March 28, 2014
Maya Deren: Art, Magic, and Voodoo in Transfigured Time
The true beauty of Maya Deren is that she was a renaissance woman. She was...
March 23, 2014
Creating Ancestor Altars in Santeria, Vodou, and Voodoo
Ancestor Altars and shrines are a part of many different religions. They are present in...
March 13, 2014
How Anti-Pagan St. Patrick Became Voodoo’s Damballa !
In Voodoo inside out, upside down, and backwards are often all the same thing. It's...
February 20, 2014
Guest Post: Erzulie- The Faces of Love by Tehron Gillis
A heart that breaks for our transgressions towards each other, that hardens in the face...
February 07, 2014
Part 2: More Truth About Voodoo Spells
People are willing to sell their souls and empty their wallets for the mystical, magical...
January 25, 2014
Voodoo’s Bride of Death: Maman Brigitte
You might know her from the roses in her hair, the eye sockets in her...
January 15, 2014
Fire Fire Fireside Chats: Santeria Three Kings Oil Video
Recipe for Three Kings oil and instructions for a simple blessing. The Three Kings blend...
January 12, 2014
Legba Is Different From The Barons: We All Look Alike to You?
There are a lot of divinities, or Lwa, in the Voodoo pantheon -- some say...
January 10, 2014
The Voodoo Truth About Papa Legba
The portrayal of Papa Legba in this week's episode of American Horror Story: Coven left...
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