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Orisha Online Altar Article List

This is an alphabetical list of all of the articles in the Orisha Online Altar's information section. For news and date-sensitive postings, visit our blog.

Are the Orishas or Vodun the same as Angels?

Can a person have a head Orisha of the opposite gender?

Can someone be forced to fall in love using rootwork?

Can White people practice Vodun?

Esu, Exu, Elegua, Legba

How do I become a child of a specific Orisha or Vodun?

In what order should I put on my elekes?

List of Known Orishas/Lwa

Logun Ede



Ogun, Ogoun


Orisha Days of the Week

Orisha Oko (Okko)

Oshun, Ochun, Oxum

Oya, Yansa

Reading Bones

Shango, Chango

Sheloya's Hoodoo Bones System

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

Vodun F.A.Q. - What is the difference between Ifa and Orisha (or Orishaism)?

Vodun F.A.Q. Can Someone Sell Me An Orisha, Djinn, Ndoki, Faery, etc?

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

Vodun F.A.Q. Where Do I Start?

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

Vodun FAQ: A Non African Having Orisha Dreams

Vodun FAQ: Elekes, Ilekes, Collares, Pearls, Necklaces

Vodun Holidays and Orisha Birthdays

What do I do if I can't afford offerings to the Orishas?

What do I do if I have angered a Spirit?

What is a mirror box?

What is a Ndoki?

What is an Ebbo?

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

What is Gris-gris?

What is Voodoo?

When you have an Oshun and/or Aje Shaluga working in progress...

Why are many Hoodoo practitioners now calling Orishas?

Why didn't my Voodoo spell work?

Why do Christians call Orishas demons?

Why do Vodun practitioners wear headwraps?


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