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Babalawo, Santeria's High Priests Babalawo, Santeria's High Priests
Fathers of the Secrets in Afro-Cuban Ifa

By: Frank Baba Eyiogbe
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738739618
English  |  264 pages | 6 x 9 IN
Pub Date: February 2015
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Hidden within the mysterious Afro-Cuban religion commonly referred to as Santeria, there is an even deeper body of secrets and rituals known as Ifa, practiced by a group of priests known as babalawos, or "Fathers of the Secret." Babalawo, Santeria's High Priests pulls away the veil of secrecy surrounding Ifa to reveal exactly what Afro-Cuban Ifa is and how and why it works. This book is an in-depth look at the most secretive branch of Santeria as seen through the eyes of an insider: a babalawo with over sixteen years experience living and working Ifa in both the United States and Cuba.

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