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  1. houngannoun

    A male voodoo priest in Haiti.

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  1. Houngan

    Houngan is the term for a male priest in Haitian Vodou. The term is derived from the Fon word "hùn gan". There are two ranks of houngan, houngan asogwe and houngan sur pwen. A houngan asogwe is the highest member of clergy in voodoo and the only one with authority to ordain other priests. It is the houngan's role to preserve the rituals and songs and maintain the relationship between the spirits and the community as a whole. They are entrusted with leading the service of all of the spirits of their lineage. Sometimes they may also be bokor.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of houngan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of houngan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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