Vodou Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Vodou

BONDYE

Haitian Supreme God

Also known as BON-DIEU, BONDJE, DJO, Gran Met, Gran Maître, Gran Met, Gran Maitre

Very senior Vodou Top God

He appears very aloof. Don’t bother to knock — just go away.

Being a mix of badly and vaguely taught Christianity, mixed with African mythology, Vodou is almost a monotheistic religion by the back door.

Thus Bondye is the Vodou monoGod equivalent of Jehovah. But the polytheistic side comes with the Loa, giving plenty of lesser deity spirits to worship. Bondye does actually seem quite aloof (no doubt because of his African origins) while the Loa flit in and out of everyday life.

Bondye is generally referred to as male although, like most monoGods, it’s really down to his – or her – own personal preference.

Bondye Facts and Figures

Name: Bondye
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: BON-DIEU, BONDJE, DJO, Gran Met, Gran Maître, Gran Met, Gran Maitre

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Haiti
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Everything
Area of expertise: Supreme, Everything

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 566

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Article last updated on May 20, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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