Lalla Mkouna Bent Mkoun
Lalla Mkouna is the benevolent Djinn who serves as the guardian of the hearth and by extension, guardian of the home. Lalla Mkouna keeps malevolent Djinn out of the home. She is propitiated and activated with offerings of incense when a family is ready to move into a new home. Her protection is particularly crucial if the home is literally new, as in new construction, not merely a family’s new residence: Djinn are attracted to brand new buildings. They may move in, even during construction, and then become territorial, attempting to force humans out.
Lalla Mkouna is manifest in three stones placed on the hearth.
Place offerings on the stones of the hearth or in the hearth
Incense on a regular basis; when a girl first menstruates, she should touch the three stones of the hearth with a bloody finger.
Djinn; Lalla; Mazzik
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.