This page lists of the various symbols in the Veve group.
A Veve or Vévé (also spelled beybey and vever) is a religious symbol commonly used in Haitian Vodou.
It acts as a "beacon" for the Loa (also spelled Lwa) - a type of spirit, sometimes referred to as "angel", and will serve as a loa's representation during rituals.
Symbols in this group:
In Vodou, and especially in Haiti, Ayizan (also Grande Ai-Zan, Aizan, or Ayizan Velekete) is the loa of the marketplace and commerce.
Veve of Baron Samedi
Baron Samedi (Baron Saturday, also Baron Samdi, Bawon Samedi, or Bawon Sanmdi) is one of the Loa of Haitian Vodou.
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.
Veve of Maman Brigitte
In Vodou, Maman Brigitte (Grann Brigitte, Manman, Manman Brigit, Manman Brijit) is a death loa, the wife of Baron Samedi.
Veve of Ogoun
In the Yoruba religion, Ogun (or Ogoun, Ogún, Ogou, Ogum, Oggun) is an orisha (deity) and loa (spirit) who presides over iron, hunting, politics and war
Veve of Papa Legba
In Haitian Vodou, Papa Legba is loa who is the intermediary between the loa and humanity. He stands at a spiritual crossroads and gives (or denies) permission to speak with the spirits of Guinee, and is believed to speak all human languages.
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