For over three hundred years, outsiders have tried to explain the mysteries of Haitian Vodou, and in almost every case, they have been wildly wrong. Now, a priestess who has achieved the highest initiatory level in Vodou reveals the truths:
• The links that unite Ayiti (Haiti), the first free black state, with Vodou • How the beliefs survived slavery, betrayal, and revolution • The secrets of the Lwa, the spirits of Haitian Vodou • The inside realities of this powerful, positive, spiritual tradition
This book is not an attempt to merge Vodou with another tradition. It gives an honest and respectful view of this path by a practitioner. Learn the history and nature of Vodou and its rituals, including initiations and Wanga (magic). Discover Vodou’s basic principles and its ethics; the book also clears up the controversies and confusions about this indigenous spirituality. Haitian Vodou is destined to be a classic.
In western ceremonial magick, there is often a tendency to view a magickal operation as something that is at odds with the natural order of the universe. This is very much the core of the western mindset, where nature is something external to oneself to be "conquered." Human individuality and the Will of the magician are thought to be somehow... read this article