WHAT/WHO IS A LOA?

Aren’t Loas the Gods/Spirits/Essences of the Haitian Religion? But what does it really mean?

From the words of Mambo Silvia Istroup of Lakou Boní²:

“Where, when, with whom greater powers meets with men, without a reason but with a presence that changes everything but is also unknown and unpredictable”. That can be a Loa also.

The possibilities surrounding an energy, idea, person, situation. A divine embrace, ontological reason, different powers of soteriology. Manifestation, peak or edge of limited experiences sky-rocketed into the absolute…

More than deads, less than gods, once humans or partially related to them.
Invisibles. Real. Zanj…

Mysté…

Manuel Congo

About Manuel Congo

A renowned Palero, Babalawo, Ajarn and Hougan, Manuel Congo lives in rural Italy, where he spends most of his free time touring on his custom Harley Davidson. An avid ethnographer and noted expert on Italian witchcraft, Manuel has spent decades working for elite clients around the world, conducting investigations in locales as far-flung as Togo and Thailand. He enjoys rainy days, BBQ and blondes.

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