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Baron Samedi

Baron Samedi

Baron Samedi Master of the Cemetery Also known as: Bawon Samdi (Kreyol); Baron Sandi (Spanish); Baron Saturday Classification: Lwa Baron Samedi is the leader of the Barons and possibly the Gedés. He presides over a sprawling, confusing, complex clan of spirits. When people speak of the Baron, they tend to mean Baron Samedi. Baron Samedi literally means Baron Saturday, which …

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Gedé, Papa

Papa Gédé

Gedé, Papa Classification: Gedé Papa Gedé is the leader of the Gedés, landlord of the cemetery, its spiritual superintendent. Some people use this name to indicate Baron Samedi. Some consider Baron Samedi to be Papa Gedé, leader of the Gedés as he is of the Barons. However Baron Samedi is a very distinct spirit. Once you know him, it’s hard …

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