Conjure, also known as Hoodoo or Rootwork, is an old, powerful, and increasingly popular system of North American folk magic. Conjure's roots derive primarily from West and Central African spiritual traditions, but it has also been influenced by Christianity, Jewish mysticism, and Native American practices. Hoodoo Sen Moise has been studying this tradition and working with Conjure for over 35 years. Here in Working Conjure, he explores Conjure's history, principles, fundamentals, and ethics, while simultaneously providing a practical how-to guide to actually "working" Conjure and making Conjure work for you.
The History, Rituals, and Magic of Our Lady of the Holy Death. Death welcomes everyone. This is the foundation for the veneration of Santa Muerte, or "Holy Death." Considered to be the female personification of death, she is associated with protection and safe passage to the afterlife. Santa Muerte is a complete ritual guide to working with this famous, and infamous! Mexican folk saint. It takes us beyond the sensational headlines to reveal the truth about why Santa Muerte is so beloved by so many. Author Tracey Rollin presents simple, straightforward methods for working with Holy Death that may be used alone or easily incorporated into your own magical practice. Paperback by Tracey Rollin.
Conjure, hoodoo, rootwork, these are all names for southern American folk magic. Conjure first emerged in the days of slavery and plantations and is widely considered among the most potent forms of magic. Its popularity continues to increase, both in the United States and worldwide. This book is a guide to using conjure to achieve love, success, safety, prosperity, and spiritual fulfillment. Author Starr Casas, a hereditary master of the art, introduces readers to the history and philosophy of conjure and provides practical information for using it. Featuring Casas's own rituals, spells, and home recipes, the book provides useful information suitable for novices and seasoned practitioners alike. Paperback
Brought to life within this classic book, the beliefs, legends, and Santeria are all painted clearly within the pages of Santeria: African Magic in Latin America; a must read for anyone who has ever wanted to understand the nature and art of Santeria.
Book on Palo by Baba Raul Canizares: Ten years in the making, The Book on Palo will be an invaluable addition to your library of precious books, helping to explain and instruct in Palo, a Cuban tradition similar to Santeria. This is one of the few books ever written in English on this tradition.
Hoodoo is a bold spiritual tradition that helps enhance your wellbeing and solve everyday problems. This practical, do-it-yourself guide shows you how to use spells, rites, recipes, mojos, and curios to enrich your life and be ready for whatever comes your way. 365 Days of Hoodoo starts by providing the basics of Hoodoo, and then gradually builds your knowledge day after day. You'll discover the essential components for your practice, how to master the parts of your life that seem out of control, and the various ways Hoodoo can improve love, prosperity, protection, and much more. This impressive book also features lore, prayers, potions, altars, baths, and meditations.
In Divination Conjure Style Starr Casas shares the secrets of conjure-style divination that she learned at home and that, until very recently, were family secrets that were only transmitted orally. Traditional conjure is the domain of the poor and disenfranchised, living in regions that were (and remain) unfriendly to esotericism and the occult. The primary focus of Divination Conjure Style is playing-card divination, but other methods covered include bibliomancy, pyromancy, pendulums, and throwing the bones. Starr discusses the history of these methods and also offers practical information so that the reader can master these techniques for themselves. A 6" x 9" soft cover book with 256 pages.
Devotees venerate votive images of Laveau, who proclaimed herself the "Pope of Voodoo." She is the subject of respected historical biographies and the inspiration for novels by Francine Prose and Jewell Parker Rhodes. She even appears in Marvel Comics and on the television show American Horror Story: Coven, where she was portrayed by Angela Bassett. Author Denise Alvarado explores Marie Laveau's life and work. The fascinating history and mystery. This book gives an overview of New Orleans Voodoo, its origins, history, and practices. It contains spells, prayers, rituals, recipes, and instructions for constructing New Orleans voodoo-style altars and crafting a voodoo amulet known as a gris-gris. A 6" x 9" paperback book with 224 pages.
Most of the Africans who were enslaved and brought to the Americas were from the Yoruba nation of West Africa, an ancient and vast civilization. In the diaspora caused by the slave trade, the guiding concepts of the Yoruba spiritual tradition took root in Haiti, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Brazil, and the United States. In this accessible introduction, Baba Ifa Karade provides an overview of the Yoruba tradition and its influence in the West. He describes the sixteen Orisha, or spirit gods, and shows us how to work with divination, use the energy centers of the body to internalize the teachings of Yoruba, and create a sacred place of worship. A 5.8" x 9" paperback book with 192 pages.
Orishas, Goddesses, and Voodoo Queens shows you how to celebrate and cultivate the traits of these goddesses, drawing upon their strengths to empower your own life. In addition to offering a guided tour of the key goddesses of the African religious traditions, the book offers magical spells, rituals, potions, astrological correspondences, sacred offerings, and much more to help guide you on your own transformational journey. A 6" x 8.8" paperback book with 240 pages.
In Hoodoo Cleansing and Protection Magic, Miss Aida offers sound, practical advice for all sorts of dicey situations, large and small. The book is filled with rituals, spells, and Miss Aida's own personal magical formulas for removing negative energies, breaking malevolent spells, and banishing harmful people so that you can take control and live your best life. A seasoned magical practitioner from an eclectic background, Miss Aida shares her own psychic and spiritual experiences in order to help you cleanse and protect your space, aura, and loved ones. Within these pages, you will learn how to: Avoid and protect yourself from negative entities Understand unpleasant, negative, and predatory people and take action against them. A 5.2" x 8.5" paperback book with 240 pages.
The ancestors and earliest practitioners of Hoodoo were enslaved African Americans, followed by their descendants and neighbors. Hoodoo has developed a vast arsenal of justice and payback spells, spells intended to create a balance of power, punish victimizers, and protect victims from further victimization. It also empowers the victimized, so that they are able to rise above their situations, restore self-esteem, and create better, happier lives for themselves. The spells vary from mild to aggressive, depending on the personal level of justification. A 5 1/4" x 8 1/2" paperback book with 288 pages.
This is a fabulous resource for anyone who wants to understand African American spirituality, shamanism, and indigenous spiritual practices and beliefs. It is designed to be informative while providing hands-on recipes, rituals, projects, and resources to help you become an active participant in its wonderfully soulful traditions. A 6" x 9" Paperback book with 272 pages.
Welcome to your beautiful new beginning. Inspired by the colorful culture and energy of New Orleans, this dynamic oracle deck was created to help you gain a sense of direction in your life. Just as the city of New Orleans inspires people to discover, accept and fully express themselves, The New Orleans Oracle Deck empowers us to tap into unconditional love and to connect with the highest parts of ourselves. When we awaken our intuition, and trust the divine light within, we start discovering new avenues of guidance, clarity and manifestation. May The New Orleans Oracle Deck help you find all that you’ve been seeking. Includes 33 cards and 76-page illustrated guidebook.