VOODOO BATHS IN HAITI: FROM BEAUTY TO FIERCENESS

VOODOO BATHS IN HAITI:  FROM BEAUTY TO FIERCENESS
Female pilgrim taking voodoo good-luck bath at Saut d'Eau Waterfalls in Haiti

They are named Erzulie, Cousin Zaka, Ogoun Feray. They are the lwas in Creole language, the voodoo pantheon of spirits. They are bridges between humans and the Bondye, the Supreme Being. Continue reading...

Voodoo believers bath in a fall to worship Erzulie, the spirit of love and motherly protector

PILGRIMS CELEBRATING VIRGIN MARIE AND THE VOODOO SPIRIT ERZULIE AT THE FALLS OF SAUT D'EAU IN HAITI
16 July 2009: pilgrims celebrating the Virgin Marie for the ones and the voodoo spirit Erzulie for the others during sacred baths, Falls of Saut d’Eau pilgrimage, Center Department, Haiti

From July 14 to July 16, in the sacred Waterfalls of Saut d’eau located in the center of Haiti, Continue reading...

In Plaine du Nord, believers celebrate Papa Ogoun Feray, the lwa of the war

Then from 23 to July 25, pilgrims move to Plaine du Nord, Continue reading...

With a renewed faith and calmed down mind, believers end their pilgrimage at the seaside city of Limonade

Then, on July 25th, pilgrims go by truck to Bord de Mer de Limonade, Continue reading...

Pictures from July 2009 – Text from December 2020.

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