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Magic from Brazil
Magic from Brazil
Recipes, Spells & Rituals

By: Caroline Dow
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738700441
English  |  288 pages | 6 x 9 x 1 IN
6 x 9, 288 pp., illus., photos, appendix, glossary, bibliog., index
Pub Date: September 2001
Price: $21.95 US
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List of Photos viii

List of Illustrations ix

Introduction xi

chapter 1 Brazilian Mystery Religions 1

chapter 2 Axé: Powers of the Orixás 23

chapter 3 Formidable Entities 53

chapter 4 Believers and Their Sacred Ground 85

chapter 5 Unique Practices 107

chapter 6 Healing 149

appendix A Portuguese Pronunciation 177

appendix B Personas of the Orixás 185

appendix C Some Botanicals
in Brazilian Magic 195

appendix D Foods of the Gods 227

appendix E Music of the Spheres 237

Glossary 241

Bibliography 255

Index 263

 




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