A Babako is in Vodoun,( Voodoo ) the feared loa ( lwa ) or spirit who is regarded as the chief of evil magic. Babako is considered to be extremely difficult to control once evoked, and he is not reliable to follow instructions. His Talisman features two broken crosses and a bolt of lightning.

The Encyclopedia of Magic and Alchemy Written by Rosemary Ellen Guiley Copyright © 2006 by Visionary Living, Inc.