Sacrificial Ceremonies of Santeria: A Complete Guide to the Rituals and Practices

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The first book to explore the history, methods, and thinking behind sacrifice in the growing Santerêa faith ,Tackling the biggest controversy surrounding his faith, Santerêa priest îcha•ni Lele explains for the first time in print the practice and importance of animal sacrifice as a religious sacrament. Describing the animal sacrifice ceremony in step-by-step detail, including the songs and chants used, he examines the thinking and metaphysics behind the ritual and reveals the deep connections to the odu of the dilogg“n--the source of all practices in this Afro-Cuban faith.