Pontos Riscados

In Brazilian Candomble and Umbanda religious practices, Pontos Riscados are sigils used in ritual to invoke the Orixas (gods). There are different riscados for each aspect of an Orixa.

These symbols are drawn on the ground during an invocation of an Orixa with colored chalks called pembes. The symbols bear a strong resemblance to the Goetic sigils used in Ritual magick, from which they are derived. They are related to the Veves of Vodoun and the Firmas of Palo. The emblem above is one of many belonging to Exu, the Orixa of the Crossroads.

Related Symbols:

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Donnetta November 9, 2010 at 9:50 pm

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