Secrets of Voodoo has ratings and 10 reviews. Heather said: This book is hardcore, fullthrottle Vodou from a Haitian, translated from French. Real de. Secrets of Voodoo by Milo – Download as PDF File .pdf) or read online. Secrets of Voodoo traces the development of this complex religion (in Haiti and the Milo Rigaud was born in Port au Prince, Haiti, in , where he spent the .
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Robert rated it really liked it Oct 21, With the few he does talk about secretx me. Translated from the French by Robert B. I am having a very hard time finishing this book. He sounds a lot like an anthropologist describing a faith he does not share and kinda disdains, but secrets of voodoo milo rigaud which he is still weirdly possessive.
Jun 10, Tammy Moreau rated it liked it.
The massive detailed missives add a whole new level to Vodou rituals. I know Vodou is not the same town to town, and it has probably changed a lot since secrets of voodoo milo rigaud 50s and 60s.
Secrets of Voodoo traces the development in Haiti and the Americas of this complex religion from its sources in the brilliant civilizations of ancient Africa.
Secrets of Voodoo
The involvement of Voodoo in the political struggle of Haitian blacks for independence was one of his main concerns. Description Detailed info Reader Reviews. City Lights Italian Voices.
But also, I think he also uses the Bible to give Vodou a credibility it doesn’t in my opinion need. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want secres read.
This book presents a straightforward account of the gods or loas and their function, the symbols and signs, rituals, the ceremonial calendar In Haiti he studied law, and in France vodooo, psychology and theology. Milo Rigaud was born in Port au Prince, Haiti, inwhere he spent the greater part of his life studying Voodoo tradition. Even the Cabballa is mentioned – decades before Madonna ruined it for everyone. Title First Secrets of voodoo milo rigaud 01 June In Haiti he studied law, and in France ethnology, secrets of voodoo milo rigaud, and theology.
And Erzuli Freda Dahomey is white or of mixed race in every secrets of voodoo milo rigaud I’ve voodooo and conversation I’ve had about Vodou, yet he says she’s “a dark skinned Ethiopian woman”.
Jacqi rated it liked it Feb 12, Tristan rated it it was amazing Nov 02, Honestly, it doesn’t really sound like the author feels it either.
City Lights Foundation Books. Also, there are several Veves in here that are pretty good. Secrets of Voodoo traces the development in Haiti and the Americas of this complex religion from its sources in the brilliant civilizations of ancient Africa.
Secrets of Voodoo
So while sedrets is some good stuff in here, it’s pretty confusing. References to this book Conscientious sorcerers: The whole book gives out this vibe of ‘Look but don’t to ENG: Rigaud makes these connections and discloses the esoteric meaning underlying Voodoo’s outward manifestations, which are often misinterpreted.
He even talks about Hermeticism. Want to Read saving…. No eBook available Amazon.
To see what your voovoo thought of this book, please sign up. Matthew rated it really liked it Sep 10, But I think it is a sign of the time in which he grew up as a Black Caribbean man that Ethiopia and Moses and Sheeba are mentioned a lot.
The involvement of Voodoo in the political rigzud of Haitian blacks for independence was secrets of voodoo milo rigaud of his main concerns after he returned to his country. City Lights Pocket Poets.