Vodun F.A.Q.: Do I Have to Be Initiated to Practice An ATR?

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.  Initiation is very important in most African traditional religions.  You may worship whichever deities you like, so long as you do so respectfully, but it is important to understand that Vodun and other African and diaspora belief…

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Solutions: How to Avoid Negative Cultural Appropriation of African and Diaspora Belief Systems

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. Lately, there has been some buzz in the community about cultural appropriation of African belief systems.  We’ve talked a lot about the problem, and I think it’s time we addressed some realistic solutions.  The global spiritual community…

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