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Meet Sula

Nana Sula was initiated in Ghana, West Africa in 2007 at the Shrine of Impohema and has studied the mysteries of Ghana since 1992. Her initiation title is Nana Okomfo Kokwe Ama Tawiah.  Nana Sula has also been a student of Ifa/Orisha mysteries of Nigeria since 1985.  In 2014, Sula Spirit authored and produced the Book and CD Project entitled Spirit of the Orisha – a Yoruba language preservation project that is a 38 track CD in the Yoruba language with a matching book of translations. Sula is also an instructor of Sacred Music and travels globally to teach Orisha & Ghanaian chants. She was born and raised in New Jersey and has been a resident of New Orleans, LA since 1996. Nana Sula Spirit credits all that she is to the Father and Mother of Creation, her Parents, Grandparents, the Orisha, Abusom and Ancestors.​


Sula Janet holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with distinguished honors in African Studies and English Literature from Rutgers University in New Jersey (1994).  She has traveled extensively throughout Africa and the Caribbean and has been a volunteer with Operation Crossroads Africa participating in community development projects on the Continent of Africa since 1991. She is a Singer/Songwriter with her two bands - Coin-Coin Band and The Maroons.  Her first solo CD was recorded in Tanzania, East Africa in 2016 entitled "A Journey Within".  Sula is also lead singer of the band Mojuba - an Orisha based band and has been with the reggae/worldbeat band Zion Trinity since 1998.   Sula is Founder and Priestess of the Temple of Light – Ile’ de Coin-Coin - a Temple of power for the elevation of souls located in the Musicians Village - New Orleans, LA


Sula Spirit is a Medicine Queen with the Mardi Gras Indian Tribe Mandingo Warriors – the Spirit of Fi-Yi-Yi and a member of the Mardi Gras Indian Queens of the Nation Society. In addition, Sula the Doula has been a Birth Doula since 2006 and was Founding Director of the Na’Zyia Doula Collective (2007-2012) – the first Doula Collective of Color in the State of Louisiana.  Sula serves on the Board of Directors of the Congo Square Preservation Society and has been a Board Member since 2009.  

Nana Sula is available for house/business blessings, readings, spiritual cleansings, libations and prayers, marriage and naming ceremonies, baby christenings, spiritual counseling, spiritual baths, burial rites and funerals, spiritual workshops, retreats, sacred circles,

orisha music workshops, sacred paintings, bead work and more!


The Prophet Chester
Spiritual Guardian of the Temple