Have you ever had an unexplained phenomena - a knock at the door but no one there; the hairs on your arm stand up, as though you're suddenly chilled; a gradual aroma rising from nowhere; an abrupt noise; a strange sensation on different parts of your body, like someone stroking your hair; or dreams of your deceased loved ones? These are just a few examples of how your ancestors and spirit guides may be trying to gain your attention. Are you curious, WHY? Perhaps the world is divided into two kinds of people; those who can only fathom the solid material life (the visible world) and those who perceive that there is an active spiritual presence (an invisible reality) operative in most of our li...
In the realm of African spiritual pathways, no tradition is so widely embraced and practiced as the West African religion Orisa. Awakened by her own spiritual journey, Tobe Melora Correal, an initiated priestess in the Yoruba-Lukumi branch of Orisa, guides us along this blessed road. FINDING THE SOUL ON THE PATH OF ORISA provides a fresh look at these ancient teachings and emphasizes introspection and inner work over the outward manifestations of Orisa’s practices. Correal debunks misconceptions surrounding the tradition, drawing us into a lushly textured, Earth-centered spiritual system—a compassionate and useful roadmap for revering God.
If you do magick, pray, or venerate your ancestors, you are working with Spirits. If you seek information or guidance through channeling, through mediumship, or through the words and visions of mystics, you are also working with the beings of the subtle realms. Spirit Speak presents a unified system for understanding the broad range of nonphysical beings that we call Spirits. This comprehensive book can be understood and appreciated by readers from all different faiths, backgrounds, and levels of experience. It explores concepts such as: spiritual lineage, the Assumption of God-Forms, the different levels of Spirit relationships, connecting to and separating yourself from Spirits, divine embodiment. A hidden classic in many spiritual communities for years, Spirit Speak is now available with new material and fresh insights. Book jacket.
Ifa Will Mend Our Broken World is a remarkable book. It is a testimony to the creative power of Yoruba thought in the life of a man whose mission is to see the perpetuation of his cultural heritage among people in west Africa and the Atlantic world. Those who seek to speak for or about the Yoruba will have to take counsel with and respond to Abimbola's understanding and vision. John Pemberton III Crosby Professor of Religion Amherst College
SEA EL SANTISIMO sets out to be an alternative, English language primer for the practice of Espiritismo and Mediumship Development. While there are many different types of spiritual religions in the modern world today, Espiritismo (Caribbean Spiritism) is a widely known spiritist practice of Caribbean cultures. This manual provides detailed information based on the principals that an Espiritista would live by, a 'how to' guide on performing Misa Espiritual, information on setting up and work a 'boveda' and how to do novenas to the saints and spirits. Also included are the celebrations for the Day of the Dead, songs for Misa Espiritual and prayers for La Madama, El Congo and many Saints.
Exactly who are the Ancestors? This book discusses the role and function of the Ancestors in our everyday lives while detailing the proper way to propitiate them. Included are Offerings, Prayers and Reverence as well as the procedure for establishing the ancestor altar.
Ojise: Messenger of the Yoruba Tradition is a journal of the day-to-day activities and rituals that Karade encountered in his quest for priesthood in the Yoruba religion. Embedded in this journal are the very emotions, ideas and changes in his psyche-and the healing of soul - that occured on this journey. Karade explains the significance of the spiritual pilgrimage for people of all faiths.