I love this bookThis has been my book buy of 2020 I cant wait to buy physical copy my favorite book buy 2020 I cant wait to buy a physical I have the kindle addition When I set out to learn about my Father and Lucumi in eneral Lele s books were recommended to meI own four of them now and Diloggun Tales was the first one I read and it is FANTASTIC The patakis are rela. Sacred myths from Santería centered on nature and the natural world • Includes than 40 myths stories and histories from the Lucumí tradition • Reassembles the oral fragments from the African diaspora into coherent stories • Demonstrates that the African peoples specifically the Yoruba had deep philosophies and metaphysics involving nature and the natural world Since ancient times the Yoruba of West Africa created sacred stories patakís to make sense of the world around them Upon arrival in the New World the Yoruba religion began to incorporate elemen. .
Nd Lele is incredibly well read and learned on Lucumi very personable and humble teaches constantly and has always been receptive to messages and uestions from me Not for nothing as a ueer person it s also nice to support other LGBT folks as well A reat read for children but there are some stories relatable to adults as well. Worldview of Santería Each story in this collection reassembled from stories relatable to adults as well. Worldview of Santería Each story in this collection reassembled from oral tradition of the African diaspora is centered on a spiritual principle in nature the waxing and waning of the moon solar and lunar eclipses the phenomenon of shooting stars the separation of sky and earth and the origins of the animals and birds who play key roles in Santería symbology Revealing the metaphysics theology and philosophy of the Yoruba people this volume shows these stories to be as powerful and relevant today as they were to the ancient Yoruba who once safeguarded th.
Óchani Lele é 1 REVIEWTed in clear language with impeccable documentation of which odu they come from
The lossary in the back really helped me with Yoruba and Spanish wordsglossary in the back really helped me with Yoruba and Spanish words was not familiar with as well as illustrating concepts and caminos
of Orisha that I didn t know prior to reading Diloggun TalesI m a firm believer in supporting oodOrisha that I didn t know prior to reading Diloggun TalesI m a firm believer in supporting ood Ts from Catholic and Native traditions evolving into Santería and new patakís were born adding to the many chapters already found in the odu of the diloggun the sacred oral teachings and divination system of the Yoruba or Lucumí faith Comparable to the myths of ancient Greece and Rome and rich with jewels of wisdom like the I Ching these Santería stories are as vast as the Hindu Vedas and as culturally significant as the parables in the Torah Talmud and Christian Bible Diloggun Tales of the Natural World presents than 40 patakís that shed light upon than 40 patakís that shed light upon