Voodoo History Basic Principles Background

I have decided it is appropriate to bring you history and what I can find on histories and practices of different Earth based religions beside the mostly commonly brought to you in this site. Since this is a site that was made to teach and bring you information outside of main stream Wicca. The first articles are on Vodun or in some parts of the world referred to as Voodoo.

Ask a hundred different voodoo priest about voodoo and you will get a hundred different answers.

The word ‘vodun’ — the Haitian word ‘Voodoo’ is derived from — comes from the African Fon Language which is still spoken today in Benin. Vodun means “divinity” or “Idol”.

The history of voodoo does not start, as many people believe around 1500 AD in Haiti, but about 15,000 years before Christ in Africa. Thus, the real source of voodoo is the Egyptian pyramids. These people would later come to be called ‘Yoruba’. They were slaves to the Pharaohs and Kings. These people were later released however they never forgot the unbelievable things that they saw. They had a profound admiration for God and desired to know him.

At This time the Yoruba crossed into Africa from Egypt, using a route which crossed over into Afica from the Nile …

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