February, 2012

Candelo’s Corner: on Palo initiation

A consultation with a Tata or Yaya reveals you need to be initiated — scratched. What does that mean, where do you go? What do you do, and where does it lead? You have questions about the ancient practice of […]

Candelo’s Corner : Grave desecration

Following recent events…is the desecration of grave necessary in modern Palo? Unless there are extenuating circumstances, at what age should be the youngest a person is initiated into Palo? http://blogtalk.vo.llnwd.net/o23/show/2/896/show_2896711.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Candelo’s Corner : is Palo witchcraft, sorcery or a science?

We know what ‘Born Again’ means to a Christian, but what does it mean to a practicioneer of Palo, or any of the Afro-Caribbean traditions? Palo. Is it witchcraft, sorcery or a science? We’re never too old to seek new […]