Lisa, Papa

Lisa, Papa

Origin: Haiti

Classification: Lwa

Papa Lisa is a lwa who travels in Ezili’s entourage. His dwelling place is within trees. Ceremonies invoking and honoring Papa Lisa are held in December and January near water. An offering table for him is placed in the water. (These ceremonies are the subject of paintings by renowned Haitian artist Lafortune Felix.)

Day: Friday

Colors: Blue, green, white

See also: Ezili; Lwa

From the Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses– Written by :Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.

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