Kenaz Filan


Kenaz Filan (Houngan Coquille du Mer) was initiated in Société la Belle Venus in March 2003 after 10 years of solitary service to the lwa. Filan is the author of The Haitian Vodou Handbook, Vodou Love Magic, and Vodou Money Magic and coauthor of Drawing Down the Spirits. A frequent contributor to PanGaia, Planet Magazine, and Widdershins, Filan is the former managing editor of newWitch magazine and lives in Short Hills, New Jersey.

Books By Kenaz Filan

  1. Drawing Down the Spirits

    Drawing Down the Spirits

    By Kenaz Filan
    By Raven Kaldera

    $18.95
    Drawing Down the Spirits presents an insider's view of the inner workings, and sacred traditions of spirit possession--an integral part of shamanism and many neo-pagan forms of worship. Includes the practical guidance needed to participate in ritual possession.
  2. The Haitian Vodou Handbook

    The Haitian Vodou Handbook

    By Kenaz Filan

    $18.95
    Kenaz Filan, an initiate of the Société la Belle Venus, explains how to build respectful relationships with the lwa of the Vodou pantheon and how to transform the fear that often surrounds the Vodou religion. Filan offers extensive background information on the lwa and instructions on how to honor and interact fruitfully with those that make themselves accessible.
  3. The New Orleans Voodoo Handbook

    The New Orleans Voodoo Handbook

    By Kenaz Filan

    $19.95
    Kenaz Filan examines firsthand documents and historical records to shine light on the little-understood practices of the root doctors, Voodoo queens, and spiritual figures unique to the Crescent City.
  4. Vodou Love Magic

    Vodou Love Magic

    By Kenaz Filan

    $16.99
    The first book on love magic by an actual Vodou initiate, Vodou Love Magic provides a working guide to finding love and sexual fulfillment by working with the lwa, the spirits of Haitian Vodou. Includes detailed, easy-to-follow spells and spirit work.
  5. Vodou Money Magic

    Vodou Money Magic

    By Kenaz Filan

    $16.95
    Vodou Money Magic reveals how to change your financial situation through pleasing the spirits who govern financial matters, explaining what services each can provide in attaining wealth or finding a fulfilling career.
  6. Talking to the Spirits

    Talking to the Spirits

    By Kenaz Filan
    By Raven Kaldera

    $18.95
    For our ancestors the whole world was alive with spirits--not just spirits in some other dimension, but spirits who could be spoken to and allied with. This practical guide explores how to identify and communicate with the spirits that animate all things, explaining what to do (and not do) with the messages you receive.
  7. The Power of the Poppy

    The Power of the Poppy

    By Kenaz Filan

    $18.95
    This book offers a sensible approach to the poppy that recognizes the plant as a living, sentient ally that can offer healing or harm and must be approached with respect. Profiles 11 famous users including William S. Burroughs and Lou Reed.