Hoodoo is a bold spiritual tradition that helps enhance your wellbeing and solve everyday problems. This practical, do-it-yourself guide shows you how to use spells, rites, recipes, mojos, and curios to enrich your life and be ready for whatever comes your way.
365 Days of Hoodoo starts by providing the basics of Hoodoo, and then gradually builds your knowledge day after day. You'll discover the essential components for your practice, how to master the parts of your life that seem out of control, and the various ways Hoodoo can improve love, prosperity, protection, and much more. This impressive book also features lore, prayers, potions, altars, baths, and meditations.
|Publisher:||Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.|
|Product dimensions:||5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Stephanie Rose Bird is a hereditary intuitive, contemporary rootworker, solitary green witch and visionary. She has been involved with mysticism, symbology, spiritualism and the occult for thirty years. Bird is inspired by her ancestors, in particular her grandmothers, one of which was a psychic and the other a spiritualist minister and herbal healer. Her uncle, a Santeria priest, Babalawo of Shango, taught her the Ifa traditions of the Yoruba people. Bird studies healing, magical and divination traditions of indigenous people around the world with a focus on Africa. Her passions include keeping the ancient traditions alive and updating them so that they evolve with us, suiting our current environment and lifestyles. She is a member of the American Folklore Soceity, the Herb Research Foundation and the Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild. Bird holds a BFA cum laude from Temple University, Tyler School of Art, and an MFA from University of California at San Diego, and has received multiple academic awards. Bird was an assistant professor at the School of the Art Institute of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1987-2002. Bird offers healing workshops, rituals, retreats, and classes across the country. Bird is an active arts educator, teaching undergraduate art appreciation and art history in Chicago, giving lectures, conducting goddess rituals, and writing for numerous publications. Visit Stephanie's webpage at http://www.stephanierosebird.com/.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments / xi
Disclaimer / xiii
Introduction / 1
Section IHoodoo's Fixin's: Key Components of Your Hoodoo Spells & Tricks Chapter 1: Mojo Bags: Days 1–31 / 15 Chapter 2: Hoodoo Waters: Days 32–62 / 45 Chapter 3: Fire, Candle & Incense Rites: Days 63–94 / 75 Chapter 4: Foot Track Magick: Days 95–123 / 107 Chapter 5: Dirt & Dust of the Graveyard & Crossroads: Days 124–155 / 139
Section IITricks of the Hoodoo's Trade: Spells, Rites & More Chapter 6: Attraction, Love & Relationship Tricks: Days 156–185 / 175 Chapter 7: Luck, Abundance & Prosperity Work: Days 186–215 / 205 Chapter 8: The Home: Days 216–244 / 233 Chapter 9: The Road to Success: Days 245–277 / 265
Section IIIDisturb Me Knot: Shielding, Noticing & Undoing Negativity Chapter 10: Protection Magick: Days 278–306 / 297 Chapter 11: Justice Jobs: Days 307–335 / 325 Chapter 12: Clarity: Unhexing & Banishing Work: Days 336–365 / 355
Closing Reflections / 387
Bibliography / 389
Index / 391