Vodun F.A.Q. – What are the 7 Principles of Vodun?

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We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. The 7 Principles of Vodun are something someone made up to keep things simple. There are many more than seven, and there is no “one true way” that is good for everyone. Much about what you should…

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What is a mirror box?

We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. In modern Vodun and diaspora systems, a mirror box has a variety of uses.  Basically, it is a box that has mirrors on the inside.  The purposes of these depend on why they are there. Mirrors, aside…

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What is Four Thieves Vinegar and what is it used for?

We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. Four Thieves Vinegar is an infusion of lavender, sage, rosemary, and thyme in cider or wine vinegar.  It is widely used in the Voudou, Hoodoo, and Conjure in the African diaspora.  Like the Voodoo doll, its origin is…

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Vodun F.A.Q. Ridden By a Sexual Orisha

We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. An issue that comes up frequently is that a person is ridden or “possessed” by an Orisha who wants sex.  Because it is a benevolent possession, one has some control of their actions, and this may break…

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