Should I buy anti evil eye pendants for myself?

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. If they are part of a ceremonial working or it is specifically sacred, you can and should if you need them.  If it is just a stand-alone item, you should not.  The reason why is that these…

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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 FAQ: Are the Orishas Aliens?

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. It is possible that some Orishas are physical extraterrestrials, where others are spirits or higher dimensional beings, and still others forces of nature to which we apply personalities so as to better understand them.  We can speculate,…

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Vodun FAQ: A Non African Having Orisha Dreams

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. If you are a “non African” but you are having Orisha dreams, it can be a bit scary, especially if you have no knowledge of traditional African faith.  You may think you’re being approached by demons, or…

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