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Topic: Petro loa

  Probert Encyclopaedia: Voodoo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In voodoo, Maman Brigitte is the loa of death and cemeteries.
In Voodoo, Ogoun is a warrior and flsmith loa.
In Voodoo, the Rada loa are the chief deities.
www.probertencyclopaedia.com /D5.HTM   (856 words)

 Voodoo Encyclopedia
Powered by the loa, the priest is reborn, as the divine essence of life that belonged to the dead person becomes part of the houngan, passing through on the way to the cosmic plane where the loa live.
Jan Petro is called upon to take responsibility for the temple where spells are on display; although she is a neutral entity, when not called upon it is the duty of the devotees to make them behave peacefully or violently, depending on their motivation for dealing with the spirits.
Petro rites originated in Haiti where conditions were very different than in the homeland of Dahomey, although the roots of the Petro rites, dances and loa can be traced back to the Congo and Ibo tribes of Africa.
www.templex.org /Voodoo/voodoo_encyclopedia.htm   (17890 words)

 Voodoo Gods and Goddesses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Loa of thunder and Loa of agriculture and protector of the crops.
Loa of the cemetary in the family of Guédé, a group of loas associated with Guédé, the Loa of the Dead.
Loa of the cross in the family of Guédé, a group of loas associated with Guédé, the Loa of the Dead.
fullmoon_deities.tripod.com /voodoo.html   (1252 words)

 Bob Corbett, A Dictionary of Voodoo terms
Petro is real, but less widespread, constituting about 5% of Voodoo practiced (and nearly 100% of the American image).
Spirits, both spirits of various functions of the universe (loa of agriculture; loa of death etc.) and spirits of dead family members.
A horse and rider image is used a the loa is said to MOUNT the serviteur.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/43a/125.html   (721 words)

 Mystere et Cheval   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Multiple possessions by the same loa are a common occurrence; once the loa is finished with one person and the possession ceases or is passed on through a twirling "handshake," the clothing and attributes are removed and passed on to the next person inhabited by the loa.
Feeding the loa, or mange-loa, is a matter of reciprocal generosity from the devotee to the boundless spiritual forces of the loa.
The spirit or loa is acknowledged not to actually "eat" the material sacrifice, but instead to absorb the release of life power of blood sacrifice, the energy that is released as a candle burns or the life nourishment of grains, fruit and vegetables placed upon a vèvè.
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 Voodoo Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A loa whose French-Celtic name evokes European associations of folklore and myth, "Grande" in Creole signifying "Grandmother." Maman Brigitte, as she is often called, is the female Guardian of Graves, a powerful magical Loa of cemeteries, and is said by some to be the wife of one of the Barons.
The Dahomey rite is distinguished by the mildness of its Loa.
The principal female Loa of the Petro rite, sometimes said to be the wife of Ti-Jean Petro.
www.folkart.com /voodooshop/glossary.htm   (2974 words)

 Bob Corbett, List of the major loa
A respected loa though he is not liked much, he is the grand master of charms and sorceries and is closely associated with fl magic.
Loa of sexuality, he is enamored of women, makes constant use of obscene words and songs, and performs lewd dances.
He is the Petro loa of the coast; one of the most respected members of the Petro family.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/43a/126.html   (2741 words)

 Goddess of the 8th House
When the loa are enticed by the Oungan and Mambo (priest and priestess) into the company of the congregation, they make their appearance by possessing, or mounting, a serviteur, or horse.
The Loa are devided into different nanchon, or nations, originally based on the ritual and cultural styles of the different African tribes that brought the loa with them to the New World.
It was the Petro cult, born in the hills and nurtured in secret, that gave both the moral force and the organization to the slave revolt, which by 1804 made Haiti the second free colony in the western hemisphere, following the United States.
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Damballah - The serpent- loa ; the oldest and wisest of all the Voodoo spirits.
The petro are associated with sorcery and magical strength; they are called "eaters of men" because of their ruthless and unforgiving reputation.
Mondongue - a powerful petro loa, he is often considered the patron spirit of the Red Sect.
www.geocities.com /ichybun/supernatural/glossary.htm   (1115 words)

 Crime Scene Discussion -> Strange Egg
The loa are all intertwined and one representation of it may have several that have been developed to meet the needs of the time and the people.
In direct contrast to the Rada loa rituals use of white and consistent drumming, is the Petro loa rituals use of red clothing along with the off-beat, inconsistent drumming.
During the rituals to Legba, along with the typical sacrifices to a Petro loa, Legba is "fed" with animal bones and marrow.
www.crimescene.com /board/index.php?showtopic=572   (1138 words)

Congo Savanne: A violent and cannabalistic petro loa.
Marinette-Bwa-Chech: (Marinette of the dry arms)  - The principal female Loa of the Petro rite, sometimes said to be the wife of Ti-Jean Petro.
Simbi: (Simba, Simbe, Simbi Andezo) He is the guardian Loa of the fountains and marshes.He is the Petro Loa of the coast.
www.whisperingwood.homestead.com /Vodounpantheon.html   (499 words)

 Voodoo Authentica
The name Erzulie is sometimes spelled Ezili and with other variations; generally this Loa is mentioned with the title "Maitresse." Her name appears to relate to the Serpent-Goddess Ezi-Aku, mentioned early in the present century as worshipped in northern Nigeria.
A Loa, possessing a person, is said sometimes to "dance in the head" of that person, but the more traditional expression is that the Loa "rides" the person's head.
The term "mange Loa," however, is most notably applied to a great annual or biennial feasting of all the Loa, which may well take a week to complete and which involves numerous offerings and services.
www.voodooshop.com /voodoo/glossary.html   (3094 words)

Monter la Tete - Literally, to mount the head; the act of possession; when the loa comes, the person is gone; the body is the body of the person, but it is really the loa, so if a male loa mounts a female person, he is referred to as "he," not she, during the mounting.
Petro - Group of rites distinguished by the violent energy and practicality of the Petro loa; special drums and chants mark the Petro rites.
Rada - Group of rites distinguished by the benevolence of the Rada loa and marked by a particular type of drumming and chanting.
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The current structure of Loa is extremely difficult to understand in terms of the naming of entities because of the diverse backgrounds of the Haitian people.
In a way, this meant that these Loa could be moulded together to form a system that could be accepted by the group as a whole.
These differ from each other in the fact that the Rada were born out of a more peaceful environment, and hence are protective, guardian spirits, whereas the Petro Loa were born out of the harsh conditions of the people’s new habitat and situation, and tend to be representative of more aggressive action.
www.geocities.com /xeroiii/Voodoo/9Loa.html   (1084 words)

 Loa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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A loa (or lwa) is a powerful spirit or deity in the voodoo religion.
Voodoo believers assign them quite active roles in everyday life, and ascribe them great powers of possession.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Loa   (76 words)

 Vampire Moon: Glossary of Voodoo Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Damballah - The principal Sky-Serpent Loa of Voudoun, an archetypally
Loa in the process of possession, is said to be "en Guinee" - in Africa.
Loa is by temporary possession of a devotee.
www.vampiremoon.net /voodoo.html   (2976 words)

 What is Haitian mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Maîtresse Hounon'gon - Haitian loa which chants the canzo or ordeal by fire in voodoo tradition.
Simbi - Haitian water snake loa, which is one of the three voodoo cosmic serpents.
Ti-Jean Petro - Haitian snake deity and the son of Dan Petro.
www.whatis.tv /Haitian_mythology.html   (459 words)

 MULLER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Loa 33,49 m, B 6,25 m, H 2,42 m.
Loa 34,39 m, B 6,12 m, H 2,17 m.
Loa 50,17 m, B 6,75 m, H 3,29 m.
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 Voodoo: In Nomine
The Loa in question (the Rada Loa) were really just Archangels and Angels given the task of answering the specific ritual summonings, and perhaps guiding these devout worshippers in their quest for enlightenment.
This is appropriate, as it was Kronos' job to oversee the development of the Petro Loa, and the ceremonies that would catch the attention of various demon princes in their Petro Loa personae.
Furthermore, since the Petro loa, who are really just a bunch of Diabolicals seen through a different cultural template, have caused you to lose your moral perspective to this degree, they are more or less assured that when you die, you're going to Hell.
www.sjgames.com /in-nomine/articles/Settings/voodoo.html   (6160 words)

 Tipi di Magia: I Loa - Le divinità del Voodo
Le divinità del Vodoo sono i Loa spiriti divinizzati dei morti essi vengono anche chiamati mysères o voudoun e vengono evocati dai Houn'gan o Mam'bo (sacerdoti e sacerdotesse).
Quando un Loa si impossessa di un corpo umano la persona perde completamente conoscenza.
Il loa si impossessa completamente della persona la cui personalità viene del tutto annullata mentre è invasata.
www.vampiri.net /tipi_magia_002.html   (485 words)

 [No title]
The impression I've had is that all the loa are largely neutral bodies, with some inclination towards benevolence or 'violent emotion' in some cases.
The Petro loa are far more concerned with "gettin' stuff DONE", which I saw as falling more towards the diabolical's end.
The petro Loa appeared later than the Rada loa, but some source seemed to indicate that the Petro Loa really came to prominence through times of strife, trials and tribulations.
www.sjgames.com /innomine/digests/1997/3/1-95.txt   (6061 words)

 Introduction to Haitian Mythology
Mysteres -- the loa (lwa), or "gods" (or better, "saints" or spirits) who are the primary expressions of the archetypes; there is a fairly consistent core of loa recognized throughout vaudou, but there is also much local variation.
For the duration of the trance, the person speaks in the loa's voice and takes on its other characteristics, even if the loa is of the opposite sex.
Legba -- the loa of the crossroads (cardinal points) and passages, and of the cosmic mirror in which the spirits are "seen"; gatekeeper of the
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 Legba and Ghede, Loa of Vodun
The Indian Zemi "connotes both the spirit of the dead, the soulless living and the fetish stone by which magic is accomplished." The word "zombie" comes from the Indian Zemi; so do the loa Simbi, patron of the rains, and Baron Samedi, Lord of the Cemetery and the Crossroads.
Legba is a Rada loa that came from Dahomey; he is God of the Crossroads, and the connection between the universe and its divine origin.
He is the first one saluted at all Loa ceremonies, and is considered to be the principle of life; the initial procreative whole.
www.manigua.org /resources/orishas/legba_ghede.html   (447 words)

Loa are similar to the saints because both of them were once unusual humans
Loa’s witch are servants to Gran Met on the Earth.
Loa is specified in a different art - healing, bringing love, and even resurrecting the dead.
concret13.webpark.pl /mystical_events.htm   (1041 words)

 Voodoo/The Loa and Zombies
“The Iron Body.” Created when a practitioner of voodoo, on his deathbed, calls out to the Guerrier Fer, Petro's version of Ogoun.
To be laid to rest, it must be dressed in a fl suit with its pockets turned inside out and cut, and in a coffin with 24 seeds, of any type.
Petro Form: Baron Samedi, Lord of Zombies and Graveyards
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
I haven't been able to find much information about Pomba Gira.
Apparently there is a good book out there on Pomba Gira that was translated by Carol L. Dow: Pomba-Gira: How to Invoke the Formidable Powers of the Female Messenger of the Gods It seems to be extremely difficult to track down, though.
(DL) Descriptions of Various Loa of Voodoo http://www.webster.edu/~corbetre/haiti/voodoo /biglist.htm printed 12/8/2001
www.frankenhooker.com /denofiniquity/voodoo/encp.html   (1922 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Voodoo in Haiti   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
great loa, petro loa, grilled maize, other loa, rada loa, her rattle, sanctuary rooms, his rattle, dignitaries present, someone possessed
The book covers the history, social framework, gods, spirits, and loa, rituals, magic, and what The Church thinks.
There are antecdotal stories that illustrate the powers and beliefs of vaudou practitioners.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0805208941?v=glance   (1120 words)

 Les Loa Petro Enfantent dans la Danse (Portfolio: Le Regard Vertical): Art by Wilfredo Lam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Les Loa Petro Enfantent dans la Danse (Portfolio: Le Regard Vertical): Art by Wilfredo Lam
Les Loa Petro Enfantent dans la Danse (Portfolio: Le Regard Vertical) by Wilfredo Lam
Les Loa Petro Enfantent dans la Danse (Portfolio: Le Regard Vertical)
www.picassomio.com /art/12443/en   (58 words)

 Dan Petro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Dan Petro
Dan Petro
article at Free Euro Online Encyclopedia
It uses material from the wikipedia article Dan Petro.
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