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If you are interested in the rich stories and mythology of the orishas and are already familiar with tarot, the Orisha Tarot is a wonderful way to learn. One of the great benefits of tarot is that once you know the basic language, you have a kind of Rosetta stone for learning other things by using themed decks.
The art is fresh and lively and draws upon the layered symbolism of the orisha tradition. The book tells the stories, provides interpretations, and includes solutions to various situations represented by the cards. Let’s take a look at one of my favorites, Oshun as the Lovers
Two Llewellyn titles have been named as finalists for the Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards!
Foreword Reviews' Book of the Year Awards were established to bring about increased attention to the literary and graphic achievements of independent publishers and their authors. During the judging process, books are judged based on their editorial excellence, the originality of their subject matter, accuracy, author credentials, and professional packaging, among other things.
Among the finalists are:
The Book of Sacred Baths, by Paulette Kouffman Sherman (Adult Nonfiction—Body, Mind & Spirit)
The Strength of Sensitivity, by Kyra Mesich, PsyD (Adult Nonfiction—Body,
Monday marked my 5 year anniversary at Llewellyn. Hoorah! Anniversaries often become moments of pause where we reflect on the past, commemorating a significant date and events that have unfolded over time, but it’s been a very mindful week around here! Instead of looking to the past, we’ve been all about finding ourselves in the present moment.
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Yesterday Kate Sciandra, author of The Mindfulness Habit: Six Weeks to Creating the Habit of Being Present, came to talk about her book and share simple practices we can make use of throughout our everyday lives. “This doesn’t have to be difficult or painful,”
As you are likely aware, WE HAVE COLORING BOOKS. Big news—and we are super stoked!
Since their release, we've been seeing some great pieces of art online from fabulous folks who have already picked up their copies...and we want to see more!
We want you to share your colored images from any of our coloring books (Llewellyn's Witch's Coloring Book, Llewellyn's Shadowscapes Coloring Book, and the Jasmine Becket-Griffith Coloring Book)—for your chance to win one of three $100 credits to be used on www.Llewellyn.com!
Here's how to enter:
Facebook: Send us a direct message on our Facebook page with your colored image from one of our three coloring books.
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