During my interfaith work, I’ve come across several practitioners from other faiths who have pointed out parallels and similarities between entities of their own belief system and my own perception of Lu. This is perhaps one of the more striking comparisons that I have been alerted of, and one I’m intrigued to learn more about. If anyone has information to share, I’d love to hear it!

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Haitian Vodou Lwa King Lucifer. Oil on canvas. 70x72in. Copyright c. 2012

There are many beautiful names that mean “Light!” Luke, Lucian, Lucianus, Lucius, Lior, Chiara, Chiaro, etc, etc…. And then there is  Lucifer the Light Bearer! The name Lucifer is mentioned in different parts of the bible, a name synonymous with all evil, fallen angels, and the anti-christ. The name Lucifer is called: “The Devil” “The Beast” “Satan” “The Father Of Lies” “The Great Dragon” and “The Enemy” to name a few. According to theologians of Christianity, Lucifer was once an angel in charge of the ministry of music, he made the most beautiful music in Heaven. And then as most of us know, Lucifer was cast down from Heaven into the pit of Hell, but there is no Hell or “devil” in Vodou! In Haitian Vodou there is a feared and powerful djab named, Le Roi Lecife (The King Lucifer.) Lecife Is served and…

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  1. Hello and thank you for the reblog!!

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