Lalla Malika

Lalla Malika





Lalla Malika, daughter of a King of Djinn, is beautiful, elegant, flirtatious and coquettish. She likes men, especially married men. Lalla Malika engages in sacred marriages. (See the Glossary entry for Marriage.) As her favourite partners are already wed, it’s crucial to negotiate terms with her. Men engaged in marriage with Lalla Malika must receive her permission to continue relations with their wives or other women. Lalla Malika is a good-natured spirit but keep boundaries clear to avoid any unpleasantness.

Lalla Malika expects devotees to be elegant and stylish, too. Male devotees are expected to bewell-groomed and clean shaven. She expects them to wear clean clothes and cologne. Is fine cologne beyond the budget? Not a problem: Lalla Malika provides economically and otherwise for her devotees. Lalla Malika is particularly renowned for keeping devotees out of prison.

Although she’s powerful enough to do so, Lalla Malika doesn’t generally engage in harmful attacks on people. What she does is withdraw her presence, leaving a void where once there was joy. Lalla Malika is ritually summoned by the Gnawa and Jilala brotherhoods.


Lalla Malika has a soft spot for men, especially charming, handsome, fun, suave, well-groomed men. If they’re married, she likes them even more.


Lalla Malika consistently manifests as a happy, laughing, positive spirit. She brings a sense of merriment in her wake. Lalla Malika likes to tickle people. She signals her presence by making people giggle. Lalla Malika speaks French and wears clothing embroidered in gold thread.


Purple, violet; pink, mauve

Incense: Oud (agarwood); sandalwood

Homes: Lalla Malika lives in armoires and clothes closets. Place altars and offerings there. Fill her closet with beautiful clothing and luxuries.


Lalla Malika loves perfume! Luxurious, multi-colored garments


‘ Aisha Qandisha; Djinn; Genie; Lakshmi; Lalla; Lalla Mira


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.