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Veve of Damballa

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Veve of Damballa

In Vodou, Damballah is one of the most important of all the loa (also spelled lwa). Damballah is the Sky God and considered the primordial creator of all life.

The veve of Damballah comprises two serpents prominent among other emblems.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Religious Symbols.

Veve of Damballa is part of the Haitian Vodou, Veve groups.

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