Black Spirituality Religion : How are jinns/genies viewed in African Spiritual Systems?

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    I am really curious about this
     
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    Jinns are viewed indifferently. Speaking from a context of Haitian Vodou, jinns/genies are called djabs and many vodouisants will work with these "wild spirits". They are sometimes seen as personal spirits that fall outside the reglamen.

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    What is the reglamen?
     
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    The reglamen means the order in which the lwa are saluted.

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