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Human anatomy in relation to the Orisha. Beautiful chart provided by @fasubeji thanks again for this information. @fasubeji is an Iyanifa (Ifa priestess) and a holistic health practitioner. She has a beautiful Orisha/Ifa page y'all should check out.

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from the Guardian

Benin voodoo festival - in pictures

Benin: Benin's Mysterious Voodoo Religion Is Celebrated In Its Annual Festival A Egungun spirit stands during the ceremony. Ouidah is Benin's voodoo heartland, and thought to be the spiritual birthplace of voodoo or vodun as it known in Benin. Ouidah, a former slave port on the Atlantic Ocean, about 25 miles from Cotonou, Benin's capital city, is known by many as the birthplace of voodoo Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

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Benin voodoo festival - in pictures

Africa | The Egungun wear flamboyant sequin-spangled capes adorned with animal and human motifs. Their faces were veiled by cowry shell screens and it is said to be bad luck if you see their eyes. Eyewitness: Voodoo style, Ouidah, Benin. | © Dan Kitwood

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Benin voodoo festival - in pictures

Benin: Benin's Mysterious Voodoo Religion Is Celebrated In Its Annual Festival Nigerian Yaruba dressed as voodoo spirits perform during a voodoo ceremony in Ouidah, Benin. Each spirit represents the reincarnation of a dead member of the Nigerian Nagu clan Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

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from the Guardian

Benin voodoo festival - in pictures

Africa | A Egungun spirit from the Nigerian Yoruba clan, stands during a voodoo ceremony. The Egungun are masqueraded dancers that represents the ancestral spirits of the Yoruba, a Nigerian ethnic group, and are believed to visit earth to possess and give guidance to the living. Eyewitness: Voodoo style, Ouidah, Benin. | © Dan Kitwood

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Cuba Travel Poster Afrocuban Yoruba Religion Office Travel Shop Decor 6i | eBay

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Voodoo is an animist religion that consecrates a cult to Loas (gods) and to the ancestors. Voodoo originated in Africa, specifically with the Fon, Yoruba, and Ewe tribes. Geographically, those ethnic groups can be found throughout Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria. More than a religion or a cult of death, voodoo plays a major role in everyday life through the symbolization of the African traditions for the Haitian people. Read more…

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