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Voodoo and Santeria

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Voodoo or more correctly Voudon is a Spiritual path derived from African polytheism and ancestor worship, blended with Christianity. Santeria A spiritual path that is outwardly similar to Voudon with its origins in Cuba, and leaning heavily on the inclusion of Christian Saints.
Voodoo, Vodun, and Vudu or three of several spellings for a label word that describes the complex and ancient traditional beliefs and ideologies of West Africa. Vodun has its roots in Ghana, Togo, and Benin where it is embraced as the foundation of ordinary reality. No one there "practices" Voodoo o…
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Voodoo was never founded. It is an amalgamation of practices mixed and matched between very different religions including traditional African/West Indies tribal beliefs, Catholicism and others. It is not a single set of beliefs and practices with a founder like you find with Christianity or any form…
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I think definitely. Not in a sense that as soon as you pinch the doll, it pinches the person, but it does have a negative impact on their lives, if it is a proper woodoo doll. ---- Voodoo dolls are rarely used for negative purposes. Voodoo dolls will work if you have faith in them and put the prop…
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It's not really possible to give an accurate answer to that question. Voodoo is practiced by more than 5 millions in Haiti alone... and there huge followers in Cuba, USA( Louisiana), Canada( because of the majority of Haitian immigrants), Dominican Republic, Brazil, almost all the country in Africa.…
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This is a great question. Voodoo isn't as much something you do as it is a religion... a belief system. In contemporary culture, voodoo is mixed with with myth and movies in a way that is very different from its original religious roots. If your question is about the religious aspects of Voodoo or V…
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From Walmart? No really, some people do believe that it is possible to do black magic. If you are interested in these kind of things then you might like to start by reading The Satanic Bible by Anton Sander LaVey- founder of the Church of Satan! Personally however, as a member of Pendragon's Schoo…
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Invisibility Spells: For the Magically Gifted... Try:Let me fade in to the air,Let all about me know not where,Let those who seek me pass me by,Let harm not reach me from their eyes.orUnseen,Unheard,Not a whisper,Not a word.orLet the object of objection,Become but a dream,As I cause what is seen t…
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Yes they did. Voodoo was unknown to the inhabitants of the Carribean.
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(Part of my essay)Voodoo is an extremely significant part of Haitian culture, and important to the population. Haitian people have been described as, "70% Catholic, 30% Protestant, and 100% voodoo"http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Special:Wysiwyg?tid=wysiwyg#_ftn1, and their religion; "the axis around which…
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Apparently in Haiti people have been turned to zombies and raised from the dead by voodoo rituals. It it also believed that a normal person can enter a temporary zombie-like state by injecting certain drugs into their bloodstream have u seen chuckie he had a voodoo dolll of that black man
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well different ones.Most are Christians.I think.
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This is a complex question. Many elements are involved in casting a spell. You need an awakened will, a strong desire, a knowledge of herbs, correspondences and concentration, just to name a few. Suppose you wanted to cast a love spell. If you are working with a European system, that often would me…
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OpinionDo not open yourself up to something that will plague you for the rest of your life. Better off staying away from it for your sake, and the sake of your family. Christians believe this is very dangerous to be involved with. You have been warned, but it's your call!  A Pagan PerspectiveV…
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You bury it at a cemetary.
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From a quantum point of view: Yes, so long as nobody/filming equipment/animals are looking at them. However, this happening is incomprehensibly unlikely - the point is you don't know. People are also technically invisible in pitch black. There are also ways to hypnotize people into not being able…
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not known Santería is one of the syncretic religions created in the New World. It is based on the West African religions brought to the New World by slaves imported to the Caribbean to work the sugar plantations. These slaves carried with them their own religious traditions, including a traditio…
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Voodoo (Vodoun, Houdun, Hoodoo, etc) is a hybrid of Catholicism and Africian religions, bred in Haiti where African slaves (of many differse regions and religions) were forced into the Catholic community. The confused slaves were now engulfed in a million religions when they were taught only one. Wh…
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yes. In many cases voodoo is wrong. Some people say if you believe hard enough in it, it works. Other people think its 100% pointless and doesn't work. Take your pick
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Take two numbers. Factor them both. Compare the lists. The highest number in common is the GCF.
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In case you don't have a lighter with you... stab 'em with the needles.
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tell em how u feel insted
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Of all of the Alternative Religions, Voodoo or the Voudoun, is the least user friendly. There are hundreds of curses, for hundreds of uses and each and every one of them, if not performed absolutely correctly, using the right props, ingredients, signs, symbols and gestures is inclined to rebound d…
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The religion Voodoo came from many regions, tribes in Africa... The Africans that the Europpeans brought to America as slaves were Voodoo praticionners. They were mostly from Congo, West and Central Africa.
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Red Devil is a paint manufacturer in the Essex county ( Midlands) where there is or was much industry. ( Newark had a paint plant also- Cook & Dunn). I am aware of various Red Devil products but not of any application to Voodoo. It should be noted Carbon tetrachloride- a paint thinner and a so…
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Voodoo dolls are dolls that look like a real person. Whatever u do to the doll happens to the person. Say u hate bob. If u cut off bobs voodoo doll's arm the real bob's arm will come off
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There are many important terms in Voodoo. the most common ones are: Hougan(Voodoo Priest), Mambo(Voodoo Priestess), Asson(Sacred rattle and tool of the priesthood), Loa(Voodoo spirits) Vèvè( Symbols to represent a specific spirit. each spirit have its own vèvè.)
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Many people want wealth and fame. Religion was a justification to conquer other people.
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No, but as with any Tribal society- or societies, there are plenty of odd cultural practices which might be confused with Voodoo. For example Katchina, also spelled Kachina.. Kachina ( pronounced roughly Catch-china!) means approximately human spirit body or soul-mate. they took the form of more-o…
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as historical items maybe but i dont think it can be done any more - - - - -According to Wikipedia, it's been illegal to import genuine shrunken heads into the US since the 1940s, and they're illegal just about everywhere. But fear not! It's possible to make a replica shrunken head out of leather, …
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Marie Leveau. there were several women by this name with differing life-dates. It means, in French, Marie the beef, maybe she was hefty.-actually Marie the Veal!
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ingreedience the persons shirt stuffing (cotton) at least 5 strands of their hair needle and thread i only know a little bit but the ingreedience are all correct :) A.M.
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in Haiti and the dominican Republic
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Yes, many
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That is a logical summit you have reached. yes, it was.
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City Park in New Orleans
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Damballah, the archetypally wise spirit, the patriarchal serpent divinity, associated with rain, peace, wisdom, wealth, life, fertility and purity is one of the most revered loa of the African gods. And the most important among the others Loa and highly respected. Damballah is considered to be the…
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YES they are because they are,they are infected with a virul infecus disease
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If after you have made and named your doll and you have achieved what you wanted or eventually you want to discard this one and construct another,what can or should be done?
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Fake!!!!!Omg ignore the person who said they are fake they are 100% real but they dont eat brains and for a fact witch doctors turn people into zombies so none believers search through the internet a bit more not just one site -_-
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The answer is: = Marie Laveau =
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HOW DID VOODOO BEGIN? The word "voodoo," (there are many different correct variations and spellings), simply means spirits. A long, long, long, long time ago, in Africa, God used to live on earth and interact with mortals on a daily basis. He lived in a nice hut with a vegetable garden outside and w…
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By Definition Voodoo deals with powers that be- beyond normal reality and thus would be classed as a Supernatural belief system or a primitive religion. Voodoo has elements of sympathetic magic- such as Voodoo dolls and related object and the morbid angle comes in with curses and the Zombie or Zom…
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I am not familiar with how this geometric figure is used in Voodoo but will hazard a guess. The triangle very often- usually up-pointed- apex at the top- and I am speaking of the traditional Isoceles Triangle with two equal sides and flat at the bottom- symbolizes FIRE. there is the fire-triangle in…
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Voodoo only works if you believe in it. The best way to protect yourself is to educate yourself about it. Once you learn that it depends on your own fear to work (it has no power on its own) you are well on the way. Or, just don't worry about it at all. See the link below for more information.
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Voodoo is a religion that was brought to the Western coasts by slaves from Africa. It is believed to have started in Haiti in 1724 as a snake cult that worshipped many spirits pertaining to daily life experiences. It was first brought to the Louisiana area in 1804 by Cuban plantation owners who were…
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CHECK AND SEE IF YOU HAVE ANY PINS IN YOUR BACK.
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Voodoo originated in Africa.
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Voodoo is practiced in many countries. Like Cuba, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, the United States (Specially in Louisianna), but Voodoo is mostly practiced in Haiti( more than half of the Haitian population practices it).
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If you have enough faith in something, and put your energy and focus toward it anything is possible.
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they look like your mom they look like your mom they look like your mom (the mom of user ID1079531779) Use Yahoo, Google or Altavista image search engines with "voodo symbols" to find: http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=voodoo+symbols&gbv=2&aq=7&oq=voodoo Example: http://www.…
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The practitioners are found throughout the world and if you are interested in Vodun as a personal spiritual path, I suggest you go in search of someone who can teach you. Vodon spells (the real & good ones) are very hard to find as most practitioners create each spell individually, for a specific ne…
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U have to go see a babalao(the priest). He will do a "reading" for you(or also known as "throw the shells"). He will tell you if somebody has put a "spell" on you, the nature of it and give you some kind of description of who it was. Then he will tell you what you have to do to lift that "spell"( …
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"im not mean i just want FRIEEENNNDDDSSS!!!!"
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They're called "Vodouisant"
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Hello. I think that your website should let people who aren't signed in like me be able to look at you stupid answers. You have just made a horrible impression on yourself! Don't expect me to come back to this horrible, dumb website because I won't!!! - Ashley
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http://www.ehow.com/how_2062944_make-voodoo-doll.html
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You don't.
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I have been the victim of a New Orleans VooDoo spell. It over powered my life and connected me to that evil. I have been deprogrammed but I know I must do something else to completely cleanse my spirit. Please give me the knowledge to reverse this evil spell.
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Voodoo is a practiced belief/religion. Karma is the natural flow of energy, going back and forth , negative or positive. Hence the saying "what goes around comes around!" That's Karma!!! So if you do bad, bad will come to you. If you do good, good will come to you. Energy NEVER disappears. Its trans…
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You own personal faith is your strongest defense. If you refuse to believe it, there is little danger for you. In most cases,it is required for the ethical practitioner (the one casting the spell and unfortunatly not all practitioners are ethical) to have the express knowledge, permission and co-…
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Yes, there are alot practicing white voodoo priests and priestess down south in America. In places in Georgia, Texas, South Carolina, Florida, especially new Orleans, Louisiana.many go to countries in the Caribbean, latin America and the birth place of voodoo, AFRICA; to seek help and many things. S…
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yes, mostly mostly from tribes in west African countries like benin, togo, Ghana, nigeria. Even though it originates from Africa, it was practiced all the way back in the beginning with the ancient egyptians and Egyptian pharoahs. It has been mentioned in history that Queen Cleopatra practiced it al…
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Real Powerful Voodoo Black Magic Spells -- africavoodoo.comI Can Open You The Door To A Better PresentI am the only Authentic African voodoo master around the world to offer you unconditional guaranteed results. My work has been known to Help, Heal, And to put people on the right path in their lives…
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We wear white clothes to open our mind and open up. Wearing dark colors would be like clothing the door to communication.
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Possibly the Smothers Bros. which BEGAN as an occult comedy- one human, one angelic.
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The target is not clearily defined, If you mean a wig on the deceased, this is merely a form of ( Make-Up) to give the deceased Lady as life-like an appearance as possible, and may be required as a result of several forms of illness which cause hair loss, or even in some cases ( such as Princess Gra…
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hey some people in this world are a-holes
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Santeria, or the more appropriate name, Lucumi, can be found all over the world although Lucumi ( with the system used now in cuba and through out the U.S) originated in Cuba. In Latin America, Lucumi has a large following in Venezuela and i think in Mexico. Anywhere theres Cubans or PuertoRicans,…
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there is no bad with out good so there is no god without a devil. everyone already knows about the bad but now they are trying to see the good side and leave the bad behind.
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If practiced without harm to others yes. This doesn't mean magic, it means you can't physically or emotionally harm another person while practicing your religion. Being offended, doesn't count as being hurt though.
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I was stationed at Ft.Polk and have a lot of friends from New Orleans so I've heard a lil about this one.The saying is if you go to a house where a woman cooks red sauce don't eat it.It's a superstition that the woman put some of her menstrual blood in the sauce and if you eat it you will never leav…
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Real Powerful Voodoo Black Magic Spells - africavoodoo.comI Can Open You The Door To A Better PresentI am the only Authentic African voodoo master around the world to offer you unconditional guaranteed results. My work has been known to Help, Heal, And to put people on the right path in their lives …
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It is generally a good idea not to put your energy toward such a harmful focus. If the couple are not meant to be together, then nature will take its course and things will play out as they are meant to.
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they don't exist. if they did, it would be quite obvious.
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Christianity
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first of al ur qstn doesn't make since..try rewording it
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To see what they look like underneath.
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yes they can ____________ In order to break the spell you must first learn what type of spell it is. Black magic spells can be given to a victim through drinking or eating such as adding the black magic to food or drink. If someone has a picture of you or a possession that you own (Example: a piece…
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The First Amendment- the free exercise clause. It is tragic because Santeria is not a Bona Fide religion in the opinion of many. It is an underground cult.
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keep it i a safe place such as a box (it may be an innocent person) or try to look up spells to take the curse off the doll
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it depends what you are using them for
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This depends on what the person who made or dressed it wants it to do. Voodoo dolls (poppets) can be representative of a person, a deity, or a wish.Many people use black poppets for curses. They imbue the doll with some aspect of the person they wish ill towards, and often put some part of them in t…
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Catholics do not practice witchcraft That is considered paganism which is a different religion and belief system all together.
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When a Voodoo doll's arms and legs are tied up, that is evidence of a binding spell. The purpose of the spell is to rid yourself of the negative energies of someone who is mentally or emotionally abusing you. If done properly, it will not harm the object of the spell nor will it affect his or her da…
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It is sometimes asscosiated whith the dark moon and used accordingly
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Yes, almost every year someone it prosecuted for animal cruelty while performing a voodoo ritual
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from a beach you like
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i brought my'n in a beach hut on the beach
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First of all you must believe in God our creator and believe that he is our savior in doing this you will let the enemy know that you believe in God and have faith that he is your protector . When you notice that someone is trying to cast a spell on you you must rebuke them and show no fear because …
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40% true and 60% fake
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Don't stop praying to Yahweh God for your deliverance. You can burn sage, sulfur and other incense too to get rid of evil spirits.
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