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Baron Samdi: Gatekeeper of the Ancestors

Updated: Nov 11, 2022



Baron Samdi is often a misunderstood and misrepresented loa within the Haitian Vodou tradition. He is sometimes confused with other prominent loa and likewise connected to death in a negative way. However, Baron Samdi is revered in Haitian culture because of his position as gatekeeper of the ancestral realm. In this episode, we discuss this controversial loa and debunk misconceptions about him. So, join Rithcy Thermidor and me as we delve into the nature and attributes of Baron Samdi.





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