Legendary Vodou Priest Max Beauvoir Dead At 79

Eloquent, articulate, knowledgeable and committed to his religion, this legend passed away Saturday September 12 at his home in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti after an extended illness. [Read more…]

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July 25- Feast of Ogou St. Jacques

Many blessings to you this Ogou Feast ! It is a time for leaving offerings, renewing promises, and celebrating ! Enjoy ! [Read more…]

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Voodoo Cruise Exhibit Sinks To A New Low

Obviously these things are not about real life. Seeing is believing however, and when most people have images that look like the demented maniacs found in television, film, and these theme attractions, how are they supposed to form a different truth. [Read more…]

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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 or Orange is the New Black, and some that didn’t get the notice they deserve. So I’m going to take this opportunity to sift through 169 pearls of online wisdom and give you Lilith’s Top Ten Posts You Might Have Missed. [Read more…]

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Voodoo Not Legit? Just Quit Please !

Now I could walk around with a sign saying this person with no initiations and no proper education might not be the best person to sign your spirituality over to, but I would need quite a few signs and I’d appear even more strange than I probably already do as your friendly neighborhood Voodoo priestess. [Read more…]

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Agayu: The Volcano’s God of Fire

Some know the sacred energy of the volcano as Vulcan, Pele, Konohana Sakuya Hime, or Chaifi, but in the Afro-Caribbean religion of Lucumi (Santeria) this divine mix of fire and earth is the domain of Agayu. [Read more…]

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Naked Voodoo: The Sexualization of a Religion

One of the ways the popular media has chosen to portray New Orleans Voodoo and Haitian Vodou is as a religion focused on highly sexualized rites and orgiastic possession. In my experience as a Voodoo priestess and scholar, nothing could be further from the truth. [Read more…]

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