Haitian Vodou: An Introduction to Haiti's Indigenous Spiritual Tradition

Haitian Vodou: An Introduction to Haiti's Indigenous Spiritual Tradition

Mambo Chita Tann


Haitian Vodou is an interesting religious culture wealthy with ceremonies and magic, songs and prayers, dances and fellowship. but open air of Haiti, subsequent to not anyone is familiar with this joyous and profound lifestyle. ln Haitian Vodou, Mambo Chita Tann explores the ancient roots and modern practices of this special culture, together with discussions of:

―Customs, ideals, sacred areas, and formality objects
―Characteristics and behaviors of the Lwa, the spirits served via Vodou practitioners
―Common misconceptions comparable to “voodoo dolls” and the zombie phenomenon
―Questions and solutions for attending ceremonies and becoming concerned in a sosyete (Vodou house)
―Correspondence tables, Kreyol word list, supplemental prayer texts, and an intensive checklist of reference books and on-line resources

Well-researched, entire, and interesting, Haitian Vodou might be a great addition for individuals new to Haitian spirituality in addition to for college kids, practitioners, and academics.

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