Voodoo, Vodun oder Vodù heißt "Gott" oder "Geist". Das sind die unsichtbaren Mächte, die der Mensch sich nicht erklären kann. Um ein glückliches Leben. Ein Loa (auch Lwa oder Lua) ist ein Geist im Voodoo mit großer Macht und beinahe Jeder Loa wird im Ritual nicht nur durch seinen Namen, sondern auch durch ein komplexes Symbol, das sogenannte Veve, dargestellt und gerufen. Dieses. Testberichte ueber erfolgreiche Voodoo Rituale und magische Zauber, Rechtlich sind negativ Aussagen mit Namen nicht gestattet und führt zu teuren.
Voodoo was given the name Alex Torres on September 24th, in Toronto. I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation.
You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange.
It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.
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Out of 5,, records in the U. Danh-hwe Literally, a "serpent house;" understood as a shelter for the sacred pythons and a center for their cult in Dahomey.
The rite at first became known as "a dance, the Don Pedro. Maitresse Erzulie, however, has become an ideal figure of delicate and alluring womanhood.
She has an aquatic form, La Sirene, which may be related to her earlier serpent manifestations. Apart from this, she has two different traditions: Fer A title of Ogoun Ogu.
Flags See Ritual Flags. Flambeau See La Flambeau. Fon A people and a language of the Dahomey and Yoruba regions. Ge-Rouge Literally "Red Eye.
Two of his best-known titles are Brav' Ghede and Ghede Nimbo. The title Nimbo relates him to the Ndemba Society, an African cult whose mysteries are concerned with death and resurrection.
The origin of the name Ghede is considered uncertain. There are a considerable number of Ghedes, and their position is generally held to be between Rada and Petro.
Guinee The French form of "Guinea," but understood in Voudoun as denoting Africa generally, or rather, the astral counterpart of Africa as the homeland.
Thus a person's conscious mind, on being displaced by a Loa in the process of possession, is said to be "en Guinee" - in Africa.
Horse A Loa, possessing a person, is said sometimes to "dance in the head" of that person, but the more traditional expression is that the Loa "rides" the person's head.
The person is thus regarded as the "horse" in French, "cheval" of the Loa. Hounfor Strictly, the inner sanctuary or altar-room of a site where the religion of Voudoun is practiced.
In a general sense, it is understood to mean the whole site: One must judge by the context. Houngan A fully initiated priest of Voudoun, one who has "received the asson.
Houngenikon A ritual assistant to the Houngan or Mambo. A houngenikon is normally a "hounsi canzo"; that is, a woman chosen from among those whose initiatory status is just below that of the Houngan or Mambo.
In a complex ceremony, more than one houngenikon may be responsible for its smooth running. Hounsi An accepted devotee at a hounfor. The fully trained endergo the severe "canzo" initiation, and thus become "hounsis canzo.
Ibo A people from the Yoruba region, who have retained in Haitian Voudoun their own rite, drum-beat, songs and Loa. Ife An historic city of Nigeria: This name is a corruption of Carrefout.
Some writers restore this Creole word to the French "couleuvre" from which it is derived; but the French word means "an adder," a poisonous snake, whereas "kulev" in its Voudoun context signifies the harmless Haitian serpent which represents Damballah and Ayida Wedo.
La Flambeau Literally "The Torch. Used as a musical horn, a large conch-shell gives a distinctive sound in ceremonies dedicated to Agwe.
Langage The strange words in which the Loa are sometimes addressed, and which traditionally have been used also in oracular utterances from divine sources.
Some meanings appear to have been handed down as priestly knowledge, but some appear to have been lost. A part of the vocabulary may be made up of lost or garbled African words, part from other sources; but both African and Amerindian traditions exist of a secret oracular speech, different from that of the people.
La Place In full, "Commandant-general de la Place. La Sirene See Erzulie. Legba Derived from a great solar and phallic deity Legba or Alegba of Dahomey, the Loa Legba is one of the principal and most revered in Haitian Voudoun.
Although now transformed to the aspect of an old man, he is still the powerful Guardian of the Centerpost, and the "Opener of the Gates" to whom first salutation is due in any ceremony of communication with the Loa.
The main gateway to a hounfor is frequently denoted by two trees sacred to Legba. Loa A Voudoun diety: The most frequent means of manifestation of the Loa is by temporary possession of a devotee.
The word "Loa" has but one form for singular and plural. Mahu See Supreme Being. Mambo A Voudoun priestess who has received the same training as a Houngan, and likewise has "received the asson.
The term "mange Loa," however, is most notably applied to a great annual or biennial feasting of all the Loa, which may well take a week to complete and which involves numerous offerings and services.
If this feasting is held at the harvest time, it will be inaugurated with the "ceremonie-yam. Powerful and violent, she seems to have taken over the character of some of the Mexican Goddesses.
There is also a Marinette Congo. Mau, Mawu See Supreme Being. Monter la Tete "To mount the head. A Loa, not a spirit of the dead. As in other religions: Nago A people of the Yoruba region: Nanchou This name is a corruption of Saint Jacques, which name in turn has been appropriated to the Loa Ogoun.
Ndemba An African cult society of the Congo. Nganga African word signifying a priest, religious leader. In Africa, this word is applicable to either man or woman.
Another form is "Ngangan. Nimbo A surname of Ghede. See Ghede, also Ndemba. Ogan An important musical instrument of Voudoun, related to the flattened bells found in Africa.
Ogan-Sig-Wedo The Loa of the ogan. Primarily a warrior-Loa, he carries all the "Mars" associations of the male sex, the color red, blood, fire, lightening, the sword, the metal worker, and thus also the magical connotations associated in many cultures with the smith.
As Ogoun Badagris he is a phallic and magical Loa associated with a particular coastal region of Nigeria; as Ogu Fer he is associated with iron, metals, and the sword; this last association brings in also his identification with Saint Jacques because ecclesiastical pictures represent this saint as carrying the sword of his martyrdom; stability, order, authority are characteristic of him, although minor derivatives of the Saint Jacques figure for example, Nanchou while retaining the energy of Ogu, have not his dignity.
Olorun See Supreme Being. Onyama See Supreme Being. Orientation One of the typical procedures during a ceremony, to prepare an article for ritual use, or a victim for sacrifice.
The article, whatever it may be, or the bird or animal, is lifted and swung to each of the cardinal points in turn, the manner of so doing depending upon its size.
Needless to say, a bull is not orientated. Pere savane, pretre savane When any portion of Catholic liturgy is required in the course of a Voudoun ceremony - for instance, a healing, or the marriage of a Loa with a human - this is read or recited by a man who has acquired a special knowledge of it without becoming an ordained priest.
The adjective "savane" means "rural" or "of the open country" compare "savannah". Peristyle A large "porch" or more or less open-sided building adjacent to the altar-chamber of a hounfor.
It is here that most of the public ceremonies of Voudoun are held, around the poteau-Legba or pteau-mitan. The peristyle will have at least one, maybe two or three, entrances from the exterior, besides the doorway to the altar-chamber.