About The Loas
Voodoo Loas, or Lwa, are spirits that inhabit this world. These spirits have manifested in an assortment of ways throughout history. Different cultural experiences have demonstrated the existence of these Loas; some have known them as angels, others as saints. In Haitian Creole, the term Les Invisibles, or the Invisibles, is used to describe the Loa. This is because Loa are spiritual beings who reside in a spiritual realm.
Although the Loa reside in a spiritual realm they are able to interact with us. Communication with, and requesting the assistance of, Loas is an integral part of Voodoo. The Loas are used in many spells and represent an assortment of different powers within each of us.