Papa Lisa

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.)

ORIGIN:

Haiti

CLASSIFICATION:

Lwa

DAY:

Friday

COLOURS:

Blue, green, white

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SOURCE:

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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