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Voodoo Facts You Didn’t Know

In the darkness of the night, the full moon rises while the wailing of a wolf makes a feather stand. Even the stars in the sky look creepy. There was a group of people wearing strange costumes, dancing, their eyes glaring from dark red masks like blood, and snakes hissing from the ground. This is about the image that is embedded in our minds when we hear about Voodoo. Did you know, Voodoo religion or belief (Yes, Voodoo is a religion) has existed since pre-historic times. And for centuries, people considered Voodoo to be evil and negative. Actually, what is the fact behind this exotic cult? Is this original black magic from Africa? In the darkness of the night, the full moon rises while the wailing of a wolf makes a feather stand. Even the stars in the sky look creepy. There was a group of people wearing strange costumes, dancing, their eyes glaring from dark red masks like blood, and snakes hissing from the ground. This is about the image that is embedded in our minds when we hear about Voodoo.

 

Did you know, Voodoo religion or belief (Yes, Voodoo is a religion) has existed since pre-historic times. And for centuries, people considered Voodoo to be evil and negative. Actually, what is the fact behind this exotic cult? Is this original black magic from Africa? Voodoo is also divided into two divisions: Rado and Petro. Like black magic and white science (although we all know that both are the same), Rado Voodoo is seen as a peaceful ritual while Petro Voodoo is more dangerous because it combines black magic. In Petro, some pastors or Voodoo practitioners are more fixated on the curse of death and creating zombies. Voodoo is not always related to things that are ‘dark’. Actually, there are many Voodoo rituals that are fixated to advance a person, such as providing healing both spiritually and physically. This ritual is also intended to help someone have more luck in life. If a Voodoo priest feels that the illness or suffering experienced by that person is greater than their strength to heal, it is not strange for them to recommend modern medical care.

Animal sacrifice is an integral part of the Voodoo ritual, but this is not as brutal as you might think. Voodoo practitioners are not bloodthirsty. By sacrificing animals and offering them to spirits (known as Loa), practitioners believe that they combine the life force of animals with the life force of those spirits. Sometimes the meat and blood of the animal are cooked before serving as part of the ceremony.