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“Singing For Alegba”

Originally posted on The Hermit's Journey:
Here is an easy song for Legba that anyone can learn, even if you don’t speak Kreyol. It’s pretty repetitive, so once you get it down it’s not difficult to remember. I sing…

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“The Gate Keeper’s Feast Day”

Its Alegba’s feast day today, June 13th, one of many special feast days for Legba, I honor God and him for all he has done for me in my life!! This is also St. Anthony of Padua’s feast day a saint that Papa … Continue reading

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“Alegba’s angel”

           Papa Alegba is the lwa that walks with me, and because of him I have a closer connection to god and the spirit world. He is my rock and my confidant. I used prismacolor woodless graphite pencil and oil … Continue reading

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“Papa Alegba, little good Legba.”

     These are my oil paintings and creative interpretations of the lwa, Papa Alegba.                Legba is the lwa who allows connection from the spirit world to our physical world.            He guards the gates to the spirit world and allows the lwa to … Continue reading

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Baron Samedi

  Baron Samedi is the lwa of life,  death, and resurrection his wife is the great lwa Maman Brigitte and together they are the Gede family!                                                                            He wears dark glasses with one lens popped out. Some say this is so he … Continue reading

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Papa Alegba, the gatekeeper, the good man at the crossroads…

This is the great symbol of Papa Alegba! He is a kind and powerful spirit and he makes communication between the spirit world and the “physical” world possible. He is a rada lwa, the gatekeeper, the man at the crossroads.  Here … Continue reading

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