Книга: Luisah Teish «Carnival of the Spirit»

Carnival of the Spirit

Carnival of the Spirit is a vibrant synergy of African Spirituality, folktales, and kitchen-table wisdom in an exuberant tribute to world holidays and nature's four seasons. Luisah Teish serves up stories of her own family's traditions along with festivals from all over the world-from the Lily Festival in Japan to the Yam Festival in West Africa, from intimate family gatherings to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and from traditional European holidays to sacred African rituals.

Издательство: "Книга по Требованию" (2014)

ISBN: 9781940671413

Luisah Teish

Luisah Teish is an author, storyteller, and priestess of the Ifá/Orisha faith from New Orleans, Louisiana.

She is the founder and president of Ile Orunmila Oshun, and holds a chieftancy title in the Fatunmise lineage as head Oshun Priest in the United States. She is the Vice President of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, and the founder of the School of Ancient Mysteries and Sacred Arts Center in Oakland, CA. She is the author of several books on African religion, including "Jambalaya: The Natural Woman's Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals", "Carnival of the Spirit", and "Jump Up: Good Times Throughout the Season with Celebrations from Around the World".

She is a theatrical performer of African, Caribbean, and African-American folklore and feminist myth. Teish is also a playwright and director, whose works include "Olokun's Challenge". She has been on the faculty at University of Creation Spirituality in Oakland, California, the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, California, and she teaches at New College of California, John F. Kennedy University, the Montclair Women's Cultural Arts Center, and Naropa University. Her performances, lectures and workshops have taken her to Europe, Egypt, South America, New Zealand, Nigeria, Costa Rica, and across the United States.


* "Carnival of the Spirit" (1994) Harpercollins ISBN 0062508687, ISBN 978-0062508683
* "Eye of the Storm" (1998) E P Dutton ISBN 0525940324, ISBN 978-0525940326
* "Jambalaya: The Natural Woman's Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals" (1988) HarperOne ISBN 0062508598, ISBN 978-0062508591
* "Jump Up: Good Times Throughout the Season with Celebrations from Around the World" (2000) Conari Press ISBN 1573245518, ISBN 978-1573245517
* "Soul Between the Lines: Freeing Your Creative Spirit Through Writing" (with Dorothy Randall Gray) (1998) Avon Books ISBN 0380791420, ISBN 978-0380791422
* "What Don't Kill is Fattening: Poems by Luisah Teish" (1980) Fan Tree Press ASIN: B0007BJRRE
* "Zulu Shaman: Dreams, Prophecies, and Mysteries" (with Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa and Stephen Larsen) (2003) Destiny Books (New Edition of "Song of the Stars") ISBN 0892811293, ISBN 978-0892811298

External links

* [http://www.ileorunmilaoshun.org/Services/Bios/yeye.htm Elder, Ile Orunmila Oshun]
* [http://www.newcollege.edu/profiles/profiledetails.cfm?profileID=12 New College profile]

Источник: Luisah Teish

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