Nations of the Voodoo Lwa
About The Lwa
Root Lwa, Fathers and Cousins. The calm and cool spirits.
The prime intercessor between man and the spirits, Legba is one of the most powerful Lwa. A Lwa integral to ritual work.
A Lwa of love, beauty and desire. Able to fulfill wishes in romance. Also serves to protect relationships and family.
The Queen of the market, the Lwa of money. Ayizan helps to bring financial success. She gave magic to the Mambos.
The Great Serpent, the creator. A Lwa of protection, peace and binding. One of the most powerful senior Lwa.
Wife to Damballah, she is a Lwa of fertility and relationships. Lwa of the expectant mother and the rainbow.
Lwa of medicine, healing and doctors. Loco gave magic to the Houngans. A herbalist Lwa. Husband to Ayizan
Patron of the oceans and seas. Agwe oversees all travel and adventure. Powerful for cleansing and protection rites.
She is wife to Agwe. Lwa of luck, fortune and talent. A sea Lwa, possibly the origin of mermaids. Appears often in dreams.
Agassou is a Lwa of strength and freedom. Used to break curses and chains. A Lwa called upon to end debts.
The hot spirits. Aggressive, powerful and volatile.
Queen of the Petro Lwa. Of the Erzulie family. Used in curses for love. She helps to bring love and to break people up.
Lwa of the outdoors and forest. A powerful Lwa of ritual work using herbs and roots. Placing and breaking curses.
A Petro Lwa of spiritual power. Marinette is called upon for bonding spells of all type. Breaks or places chains.
A Petro Lwa of Legba, he is a spirit of the crossroads. He governs access to the Lwa and determines if spells will work.
A Lwa of strength, Bosou is called upon to defeat enemies. To overcome those who hold you back. To win in competition.
Said to be a son of Ezili Dantor. Ti Jean is a Lwa of power used in spells for strength and also some curses.
Lwa of the Crossroads, the Ancestors and the Dead.
Papa Ghede is a leader of the Ghede nation of Lwa. He is a spirit of the crossroads that guides the departed to the afterlife.
Samedi is the head of the Ghede nation of Lwa. He is called upon for power, protection and for binding rituals.
The wife of Samedi, Brigitte is invoked for spells of binding, for curses, love and protection. Has strong power over magic.
Baron La Croix
One of the Barons of the Ghede. La Croix has a specific power over romance, seduction and passionate love.
A son of Samedi and Brigitte. Ghede Nibo is a Lwa with links to sexuality, passionate love and also to curses and hexes.
A cruel Lwa called upon for curses. Best implored when revenge is needed or one has been previously harmed.
A Lwa of the grave. Cimetière facilitates consultations with the ancestors and with the deceased. Has power for curses.
The African Lwa of Benin. Syncretic with many Haitian and diaspora Lwa.
Ogun is a Lwa of strength and of the hunt. He can help you overcome your enemies and to win competitions.
The African Lwa originating from the Congo region. Syncretic with diaspora Lwa.
Gran Simbi is a serpent Lwa with powers over healing and protection. Also called upon for some ritual curses.