Vodou Lwa, Voodoo Spirits and Catholic Saint Counterparts

The Vodou Lwa, Voodoo Spirits and their Catholic Saint counterparts.  Who were the Vodou Lwa most closely syncretized to when they came to the new world in the New Orleans Voodoo tradition and in the Haitian Vodou religion?

This section serves as a basic primer of the Voodoo Spirits, the Vodou Lwa and their Catholic counterparts.  These are the most common Catholic Saints traditionally associated with the Vodou spirits as found within the Haitian Vodou religion, New Orleans Voodoo traditions and other spiritual paths of the African traditional religions as represented at Erzulie’s Voodoo in New Orleans.

The following overview of the Voodoo spirits and their Catholic counterparts are not intended to replace the vast history or the culturally rich, and complex theology. Instead, this is to provide general foundational concepts as to which Catholic Saints the Vodou Lwa are most closely associated with due to the African diaspora (slave trade) and acquaint you with the power and beauty of the mysteries of Vodou. Continue reading “Vodou Lwa, Voodoo Spirits and Catholic Saint Counterparts”

About Haitian Vodou, Vodou Beliefs and the Vodou Religion by Erzulie’s Voodoo

About Haitian Vodou, Vodou Beliefs and the Vodou Religion By Vodou Priest, Hougan Kay Aboudja & Erzulie’s Voodoo

About Haitian Vodou, the Vodou Religion, Vodou beliefs and Vodou FAQ’s answered at Erzulie’s Voodoo in New Orleans! An excellent, academic primer about Haitian Vodou, the Roots of Vodou, Vodun and the most commonly asked questions about the Vodou Religion written by Hougan Aboudja and Anna, the owner Erzulie’s Voodoo and is copyrighted. Our beloved Hougan Aboudja was one of the most knowledgeable Vodou Priests on the Orthodox Haitian Vodou Tradition ever.  Over the years, we have come to the conclusion that Houngan Aboudja was indeed a walking encyclopedia on the often misunderstood, mysterious and complex Vodou Religion. Feel free to request permission to duplicate any part of this publication, or simply link back to this page if you wish to use our content.

For those with more in-depth Vodou religion or spiritual questions, learn what a Psychic Reading and Spiritual Consultation with an initiated Vodou practitioner can bring into your spiritual session with this helpful article on what our spiritual services can do for you.

If you visited Erzulie’s Voodoo Shop in the French Quarter over the past 20+ years, you will more than likely have met him on the famed “Voodoo Couch” clarifying and correcting the many misconceptions people debate and discuss in the store!  We thank Hougan Aboudja for his devotion, time, expert knowledge and filling in every blank possible on Haitian Vodou. We miss you dearly since you departed to be with God and the Lwa, and pray you rest in peace. Continue reading “About Haitian Vodou, Vodou Beliefs and the Vodou Religion by Erzulie’s Voodoo”

Voodoo Beliefs, Spiritual Truths, Spiritual Awareness & Inspiration: Voodoo Concepts

This page on Voodoo beliefs, spiritual truths, spiritual awareness and inspiration was designed to offer an easier reference on the deep and complex belief systems within the African Traditional Religions and the Vodou itself.  We wanted to offer an introduction or quick reference for when you need a little encouragement, inspiration and learn some spiritual concepts from a Vodou perspective.

For those searching for spiritual truths, empowerment, spiritual concepts or trying to develop a strong spiritual life, we assembled our most popular and relevant social media memes which focus on those areas.  It is our hope that this page helps you strengthen your faith, learn more about the power of prayer, miracles and spiritual attunement for both your joyful times and to draw upon during your darkest hours.

If you are needing expert insight to better understand these spiritual beliefs or how we would approach, interpret or remedy any uncertain spiritual situation, our expert practitioners offer amazing spiritual counseling, readings and effective ritual solutions.

To learn more about this ancient and powerful tradition, we offer and extensive library of articles on the Vodou Religion, New Orleans Voodoo, Marie Laveau, History of Voodoo and other Magical traditions.  For a quick introduction on the Vodou belief systems, God, “the Mysteries” and “the Lwa,” the article here is a great primer.

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