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John Mason

Four New World Yoruba Rituals

$ 70.00

It is a detailed review of translated prayers, chants, and ceremonies associated with four catagories of Yoruba ritual maintained by New World Orisa devotees. Rituals that deal with respecting ancestors, carrying out blood sacrifice, performing divination, and preparing medicine are all closely reviewed. *This new edition comes with an audio cassette tape of the songs and prayers.

An essay that explores the criteria for change in Orisa culture is included in this edition.