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The Book of Vodou

Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life

by Leah Gordon

  • 257 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Barron"s Educational Series .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voodoo,
  • New Age / Parapsychology,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Witchcraft & Wicca,
  • Voodooism,
  • Religion,
  • Ethnic & Tribal,
  • Haiti,
  • Magick Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8038735M
    ISBN 100764152491
    ISBN 109780764152498
    OCLC/WorldCa44854654


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The Book of Vodou by Leah Gordon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Book of Vodou: Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life 1st Edition by Leah Gordon (Author)/5(16). The Book of Voodoo covers all important aspects of its intriguing subject, and brings many Voodoo spirits fully alive with vivid, often humorous descriptions/5(9).

The Book of Vodou covers all-important aspects of its intriguing subject, and brings many Vodou spirits fully alive with vivid, often humorous descriptions. Readers learn how to build their own magic altar and invoke Vodou spirits, how to make charms and amulets, and how to work spells and read signs of divination.3/5(2).

THE BOOK OF VODOU: CHARMS AND RITUALS TO EMPOWER YOUR LIFE Leah Gordon London: Quarto books, pages ISBN # Comments by Bob Corbett January At the end of my review there is a reply from Leah Gordon.

Apart from the stunning images of this little book, I was quite appalled by its content and implications. The Book Of Vodou: Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life Published by User, 16 years ago I do have to say, that this little book, pretty much clarifies and explains the traditions that we practice in Haiti.5/5(5).

Filan is the author of The Haitian Vodou Handbook, Vodou Love Magic, and Vodou Money Magic and coauthor of Drawing Down the Spirits. A frequent contributor to PanGaia, Planet Magazine, and Widdershins, Filan is the former managing editor of newWitch magazine and lives in Short Hills, New Jersey.

Read more/5(57). Leah Gordon is the author of Kanaval ( avg rating, 31 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), The Book of The Book of Vodou book ( avg rating, 44 ratings, 9 reviews, 4/5. Mambo Chita Tann (Tamara L. Siuda) (Portland, OR) is a mambo asogwe of Haitian The Book of Vodou book.

She has more than 20 years of experience as a teacher, author, and lecturer on African religions. Outside of Vodou, she is a professional Egyptologist/Coptologist and appeared in a History Channel documentary about Egypt/5(71). Download PDF The Vodou Quantum Leap book full free.

The Vodou Quantum Leap available for download and read online in other formats. The title is rather misleading as it suggests it's a kind of magical recipe book of "vodou flavour" spells- it isn't.

I was recommended to read this book as an introduction to vodou, as I knew nothing about the religion. It's gorgeously presented, with lots of photos of vodou art, artifacts, and actual rituals taking place/5(10).

The Book of Vodou: Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life. London: Quarto Publishing plc, ISBN This is a simple little coffee-table book, but at the moment it's my favourite. I guess I really respond to visuals in a big way, and this book is full of pictures, art, and tables (I love tabular data).

‘The Book of Vodou’ is an engaging and colourful introduction to the much maligned Haitian religion. Illustrated by a combination of documentary photographs and fascinating art works, artifacts and sacred objects, the book provides an overview of the intricate ceremonies and The Book of Vodou book that make up the practice of Vodou.

Vodou by Brandon Scott is one of those books you place on your read-before-you-die list. Seriously. The book is that good, a total page turner, filled with supernatural happenings and the rogue warriors who stand out on their own. This is one of the few books I've come across that deal with an effective way with Vodou (Voodoo to the rest of you)/5.

The Book of Voodoo covers all important aspects of its intriguing subject, and brings many Voodoo spirits fully alive with vivid, often humorous descriptions. Vodou is a monotheistic religion. Followers of Vodou -- known as Vodouisants -- believe in a single, supreme godhead that can be equated with the Catholic God.

This deity is known as Bondye, "the good god". Vodouisants also accept the existence of lesser beings, which they call loa or lwa. These are more intimately involved in day-to-day life Author: Catherine Beyer.

Download E-books The Book of Vodou PDF. By Leah Gordon. Vodou is magic. yet it is also even more. it is a faith of charms and rituals meant to empower lifestyles and produce luck to people who perform it. Vodou is a deeply religious and visually surprising faith encompassing rituals, songs, and dances evoking spirits that believers realize as a /5(41).

I've had an interest in Vodou for many years & like some that didn't grow up in Haiti or anyplace where Vodou is present, "The Book Of Vodou" is a great introduction. This book's is a very appealing glimpse into a beautiful religion that is often misunderstood/5. Haitian Vodou (/ ˈ v oʊ d uː /, French: also written as Vaudou / ˈ v oʊ d uː /; known commonly as Voodoo / ˈ v uː d uː /, sometimes as Vodun / ˈ v oʊ d uː /, Vodoun / ˈ v oʊ d uː n /, Vodu / ˈ v oʊ d uː /, or Vaudoux / ˈ v oʊ d uː /) is a syncretic religion based on West African Vodun, practiced chiefly in Haiti and the Haitian tioners are called.

This book is written by Voodoo Priestess Karen McCarthy Brown about the life of healer Mama Lola and her heritage. This book shatters the misconceptions about voodoo, bringing clarity to its readers. Reading this book would also education you about feminist ethnography, while ushering you into the world of voodoo.

This book explores the hidden traditions of the Western mysteries, focusing on the divine feminine and the sexual dynamics of magic.

It shows why the feminine principle must be restored to magic, and offers practical magical examples of how this may be done. He was raised with Vodou and has studied the new sciences for years. Using his vast knowledge of sciences, religion and spirituality, he has written a book.

Get this from a library. The book of vodou: charms and rituals to empower your life. [Leah Gordon]. This book is truly a labor of love.

It is aimed at academic and non-academic audiences alike. In academic terms, the scholarship is impeccable, with extensive appendices on Vodou terms and on Haitian Creole by: 9. The Spirits and The Law: Vodou and Power in Haiti (UChicago Press) is a brilliant book, a nuanced re-mapping of how Vodoun became "voodoo" and Vodou.

In the process of her meticulous delineation, Kate Ramsey offers in the world of geopolitics critical insights into the inevitable plight of the "avant-garde," to use Haitian anthropologist Antenor Firmin's casting of Author: Gina Athena Ulysse.

Voodoo in Haiti is a masterwork of observation and description by one of the most distinguished anthropologists of the twentieth century. Alfred Métraux () has written a rich and lasting study of the lives and rituals of the Haitian mambos and adepts, and of /5.

"Mimerose Beaubrun's book Nan Dòmi: An Initiate's Journey into Haitian Vodou —the first part of the title refers to a spiritual state—is a welcome addition to the canon of vodou scholarship, a deeply felt inside account of a faith of often Author: Mimerose Beaubrun.

Written by a practitioner of the highest initiatory rank, HAITIAN VODOU by Mambo Chita Tann is the only book offering a respectful, first-hand overview of this indigenous tradition. From Haiti’s culture and history, to Vodou’s sacred beliefs, ceremonies, rituals, and practices grounded in ancestral communion, readers will get a rare look.

Vodou has often served as a scapegoat for Haiti’s problems, from political upheavals to natural disasters. This tradition of scapegoating stretches back to the nation’s founding and forms part of a contest over the legitimacy of the religion, both beyond and within Haiti’s borders.

The Spirits and the Law examines that vexed history, asking why, from toHaiti banned many. The Book of Vodou by Gordon, Leah and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Book of Vodou: Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life by Gordon, Leah - AbeBooks.

Books in this series: #VodouShaman The #Haitian Way of #Healing and #Power- #Vodou Money #Magic The Way to #Prosperity through the Blessings of the #Lwa- Vodou in Haitian Life and Culture Invisible Powers- #UrbanVoodoo: A Beginner's Guide to #AfroCaribbean #Magic- Tel.

The Haitian Vodou Handbook (emphasis on the “handbook”) is a highly practical and informative starter’s guide Filan's book provides all the necessary information, and then some, to get one started in serving the Lwa.

Click to read more about The Book of Vodou: Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life by Leah Gordon. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(2).

In The Spirits and the Law she has left no stone unturned. She sees Vodou as a modern invention of the Haitian genius, and the book is a platform for analyzing all the big issues—from imperialism, to slavery, neocolonialism, and US exceptionalism expressed as racial paternalism—that have made Haiti what it has become.

This is a very big. This book, Mama Lola, A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, is an exploration into one woman's life and family heritage, and how she comes into the role of a healer and 'manbo' within the Vodou religion.

The story begins with Mama Lola's great grandfather and winds its way through the various generations into the story of Alourdes (a.k.a. Mama Lola. This is a great book with many intersting, if slightly academic, essays and photos. Action & Grace: Soul of Urban Vodou Vodou music without synthesizers or pop arrangements.

Puritan Vodou from RAM. Haitian roots music. The New Orleans Voodoo Tarot/Book and Card Set with art by Sallie Glassman. A beautiful set. You must buy this.

The book also offers an amazing history of Vodou and other African-based traditions, presented in the context of historical/poliltical events in Haiti.

The chapter notes hold a wealth of research information and the resource section at the end is substantial and discriminating.". Orientation, Motivation, Methods, and Structure of the Book Vodou songs constitute the living memory of a Vodou community. Th ey belong not to a fi xed tradition but to one that is constantly evolving.

Changes, clarifi - cations, additions, and subtractions shape the corpora of Vodou File Size: KB. Sacred Possessions is an unprecedented collection of thirteen comparative and interdisciplinary essays exploring the cross-cultural dynamics of African-based religious systems in the Caribbean.

The contributors analyze the nature and liturgies of Vodou, Santeria, Obeah, Quimbois, and Gaga as they form one central cultural matrix in the region. In his book Vodou Shaman we not only learn about Vodou and experience its powers firsthand, we also pass through portals to higher levels of consciousness.” John Perkins, author of The Spirit of the Shuar “Vodou is a very beautiful and practical spiritual approach to experiencing the power of other worlds.

Vodou Sacred Sites of Haiti Lakou Soukri Danach, Gonaives with spiritual leader Sèvitè Marie-Carme Delvas Haitian Vodou (also written as Vaudou, Vodun, Vodoun, and Voodoo) is a syncretic religion practiced chiefly in Haiti and the Haitian diaspora.

In The Haitian Vodou Handbook, Kenaz Filan, an initiate of the Société la Belle Venus, presents a working guide to the proper methods of interacting with the full Vodou pantheon, explaining how to build respectful relationships with the lwa, the spirits honored in Haitian Vodou, and how to transform the fear that often surrounds the Vodou.the haitian vodou handbook Download the haitian vodou handbook or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the haitian vodou handbook book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in .Call for Book Chapters: Vodou: I Remember: The Idea of Vodou in Haitian Thought, Literature, Music, and Art, edited by Celucien L.

Joseph and Nixon S. Cleophat Deadline: 23 May If you would like to contribute to this important volume, along with your CV, please submit a word abstract to [email protected] or [email protected]