Trance Dancing with the Jinn: The Ancient Art of Contacting Spirits Through Ecstatic Dance

Trance Dancing with the Jinn: The Ancient Art of Contacting Spirits Through Ecstatic Dance

by Yasmin Henkesh

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ISBN-13: 9780738737942
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 12/08/2016
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Yasmin Henkesh (Washington, D.C.) has been a regular performer at Parisian cabarets Le Beirut and Le Yildizlar, London’s Omar Khayyam, and The Auberge in Cairo. She teaches at a private studio and has helped bring the traditional music of the Middle East to the United States through her work with the Henkesh brothers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword by Orion Foxwood

Introduction

Part 1: Trance

Chapter 1: What is Trance?

Chapter 2: Trance History

Chapter 3: Trance the Experience

Chapter 4: Trance Science

Part 2: Spirits

Chapter 5: Spirit Speak

Chapter 6: The Jinn

Chapter 7: The Zar

Chapter 8: Al-Lah

Part 3: How-To

Chapter 9: How-To Prepare

Chapter 10: How-To Warm Up

Chapter 11: How-To Zikr

Chapter 12: How-To Zar

Chapter 13: How-To Whirl

Chapter 14: How-To Cool Down

Appendix I: Surah Revelation Order

Appendix II: Biography of Abdullah Ibn Masoud

Appendix III: A Detailed Description of an Egyptian Diagnostic Zar

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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