Vodou Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Vodou


Haitian Light God

The Ruler of Light

One of the old Fon originals from Africa (see Legba).

In Haitian mode he is a jaunty old man with a pipe, a stick and a sunshade.

When he retires at night he hands over to the far less friendly Maître Carrefour.

Legba (2) Facts and Figures

Name: Legba (2)
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Light
Area of expertise: Light

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 4005

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

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