February 28, 2021

Galangal root or Little John root is a popular ingredient in Hoodoo and Conjure spells and workings. Also known as Little John to chew it’s classified as Alpinia galanga. Read more

February 21, 2021

In the world of Hoodoo psalms are used as spells, incantations, and invocations. Historically, there are many reasons for this. Read more

January 28, 2021

The movement away from tradition is something that seems to be increasing exponentially in recent years. Tradition doesn’t negate intuition, it improves it! Read more

January 23, 2021

One of my favorite ways to use this is for protection. Cascarilla is used in ritual with devotees making a cross with the substance on their hands, knees, feet, and other parts of the body. Read more

January 21, 2021

I’ve been a tarot reader and divination enthusiast since I was a child, but back then there weren’t any decks or images that represented me and other BIPOC. So the minute I saw Brittany Lewis’ new tarot deck I knew I had to get an interview about it for the blog. Read more

January 11, 2021

Most days I think Tarot Decks are like Tattoos, you can’t have just one. Getting to know your newest deck is part of the fun. Read more

January 6, 2021

Called Crab’s Eye, Lady Bug Seed, Sailor’s Valentine, Jambee beads, Wayruros and Huayruro (pronounced Why-RU-RO) seed these tiny treasures of magick can be worn, carried, or placed about your space to gain special blessings. Read more

January 1, 2021

As always, I almost didn’t write about the 2021 Reading of the Year from the Yoruba Association of Cuba. In the past I’ve reported on the yearly reading and it has been very popular. Read more

December 21, 2020

It has been a very busy year here at Voodoo Universe. We’ve hit 666 posts on the blog ( Hail Satan … just kidding.) Fortunately we continue to be dedicated to providing accurate and respectful information about all the African Traditional Religions or ATRs. Read more

December 10, 2020

Yule means trees, fires, and mistletoe. The darkest night of the year is traditionally a time for magick and mystery. Read more

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