Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation of an African Shaman
Maliodoma Patrice Some was born in a Dagara Village, however he was soon to be abducted to a Jesuit school, where he remained for the next fifteen years, being harshly indoctrinated into european ways of thought and worship. The story tells of his return to his people, his hard initiation back into those people, which lead to his desire to convey their knowledge to the world. Of Water and the Spirit is the result of that desire; it is a sharing of living African traditions, offered in compassion for those struggling with our contemporary crisis of the spirit.
The Spirit of Intimacy : Ancient African Teachings in the Ways of Relationships
A renowned, respected teacher and mentor to thousands, Sobonfu Somi is one of the first and foremost voices of African spirituality to come to the West...
In The Spirit of Intimacy, Some distills the ancient teachings and wisdom of her native village to give insight into the nature of intimate relationships.
Somi generously applies the subtle knowle
Thy Name is Vodun: Conversations with Mami Wata Priestess
Mami Wata Priestess, through her conversations in a series of collected essays, describes traditional African Vodun and its mystery and beauty. Coming from the perspective of one initiated into the pantheon of the African Mami Wata she gives a unique glimpse into the often misunderstood world of African Vodun. In the pursuit of a doctorate, in African Psychology in the late 1990s, she traveled to Africa to do research but inadvertently found herself...her ancestors, the spirits that gave her life and her ....
Suhudoo: Everyday wisdom for finding peace within
" Suhudoo" is the culmination of 9 years of ‘words’ from ancestral spirits that have helped me and those who the word reached find a place of peace, in an otherwise confusing and chaotic reality of ups and downs. This book is for you and for all of us whom life has chosen to be seekers. A reminder that peace is the choice we make when we chose to be present to being...