Voodoo (also spelled Vodun, Vudun, Vodon, Vodoun, Voudou, Vaudou, …) is a spirit and nature-based religion which originates in Africa and was brought to the new world by african slaves who mixed their beliefs with christian saints.

Today over 60 million people practice Voodoo worldwide. Similar religions can be found in South America where they are called Macumba, Candomble, Umbanda or Santeria.

Discover the origins of the beliefs and get familiar with the most common rituals.