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Author Zolrak, author.

Title African cowrie shells divination : history, theory, and practice / Zolrak.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Woodbury, Minnesota : Llewellyn Publications, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  133.3096 ZOL    AVAILABLE
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Description xix, 227 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Part one: History and background of African Divination -- Divination in other cultures ; The Yoruba and Santeria ; Ifa -- Part two: The art of African Divination -- Prayers and preparation ; Reading with four Cowrie shells ; Diloggun: Divination with the Chain of Ifa ;
Summary "This book shows you how to open the portals of spiritual communication with cowrie shells and other African divination systems, such as kola nuts and coconuts. Written by a long-time practitioner, African Cowrie Shells Divination shares the meaning of all the different shell combinations, as well as tips and variations for readings based on the specific question being asked. Discover the powerful meaning of the Orishás and magical symbols as you use the shells to investigate the infinite powers of the mind and the cosmos"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-227).
Subject Cowries -- Religious aspects.
Divination -- Africa, West.
Divination -- Caribbean Area.
Fortune-telling by shells -- Africa, West.
Fortune-telling by shells -- Caribbean Area.
Yoruba (African people) -- Religion.
Afro-Caribbean cults.
Africa, West -- Religious life and customs.
Caribbean Area -- Religious life and customs.
ISBN 9780738758589 (alk. paper)
0738758582 (alk. paper)
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