Voodoo, or Vodou, as it is referred to in Haiti, is a much
misunderstood religion which has its origins in both native
African religions and Christianity. While often described as
an evil, pagan, or satan-worshipping cult, this is not the case
but rather a result of bad publicity, Hollywood inventions and
Practiced in Haiti, Vodou or Vodoun is the culmination of the
African slaves' native religion and the Catholicism that was forced upon them.
The word Vodoun itself comes from an African word for spirit. Vodou centers
much around ones' spirit or soul and how to reach immortality.
The purpose of this site is to enlighten the readers about the facts of voodoo and
dispel the myths which have been created through ignorance and misunderstanding.