This introductory volume gives the reader an understandable overview of the Yoruba religion. The author describes 16 orisha and shows how to work with divination, then explains how to create a sacred place of worship. A practical work, it includes prayers, dances, songs, offerings, and sacrifices to honour the orisha and egun. It is enriched with illustrations, charts, glossary, bibliography, and an index.
Boston, MA: Red Wheel/Weiser, 1994. Paperback, 126 pages. New.