An Introduction To Haitian Vodou

An Introduction To Haitian Vodou

Course Tutor: Bon Houngan Lampe

Number of Lessons: 4

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: None

Cost: £4.00 unlimited access

Course Description: 

Vodou is often a very misunderstood and demonised religion. This course, created by a long serving Senior Priest of the Night of Africa society, explores Vodou’s foundational characteristics and thus offer students the opportunity to acquire a better understanding of the subject and form a more informed view. This short introductory course covers subjects such as; the history and development of the religion, basic beliefs, the priesthood and what a typical Vodou ceremony comprises of. 

By the end of this course, student will:

Course Modules:

Lesson 1 - Vodou Is A Mixed Religion

Lesson 2 - God, The Ancestors & Lwa

Lesson 3 - Initiation

Lesson 4 - Order of Service 

Course requirements & additional resources:

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Text books and additional materials are not required for this course. Links to additional resources and recommended book titles have been provided but are not essential for completion. 


Assessment & Accreditation

This course has a very light workload - students are only required to complete a short pre and post course survey in addition to reading through the slide presentations. Student are free to access and work through this course at their own time and pace. 


The Enchanted Moon Academy is a service provided by the Wytch Moon Tradition as part of their commitment to helping others access quality information and training on magical and Craft related matters. See our 'Path Training' page for more information with regards to coven based training. Completion of this course counts as 1 credit towards The Path of Air - 'Sage'  Stream.