By Frank Baba Eyiogbe
Cuban Ifá From An Insider
Hidden in the mysterious Afro-Cuban faith of Santería, often referred to as Lucumí, there's a deep physique of secrets and techniques and rituals known as Ifá, divination practiced by way of monks whose identify, babalawo, skill “Father of the Secrets.” This booklet pulls away the veil of secrecy to bare precisely what Ifá is and the way it really works, exploring its heritage, cosmology, Orichas, initiations, mythology, choices, and sacrifices. sign up for Frank Baba Eyiogbe during this attention-grabbing creation that discusses the services of the babalawo, the function of ladies, the way forward for Ifá, and lots more and plenty more.
“A amazing and lots more and plenty wanted addition to the literature on Afro-Cuban faith. Engagingly written, scholarly whereas last obtainable . . . it provides an up to date exposition of either the historical past and modern philosophy of 1 of the world’s most complicated structures of divination.”—Stephan Palmié, Chair of the dep. of Anthropology and Social Sciences on the collage of Chicago and writer of The Cooking of historical past: How to not research Afro-Cuban Religion
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