• Santería

  • The Ultimate Guide to Lucumí Spells, Rituals, Orishas, and Practices, Along with the History of How Yoruba Lived on in America
  • By: Mari Silva
  • Narrated by: Ivan Busenius
  • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (57 ratings)

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Santería

By: Mari Silva
Narrated by: Ivan Busenius
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Publisher's Summary

Are you familiar with the seven African powers?

Do you want to learn the secret of their powers? 

Do you want to cultivate your own spiritual energy? 

Are you interested in learning how the ancient Yoruba survived slavery with the help of their ancestral spirits?

Hundreds of years ago, the Yoruba people of Nigeria and West Africa were brought to America as slaves. Luckily, they successfully preserved their heritage and ancestral spirits by disguising their deities as Catholic saints. In secret, they worshipped. The result is the new-age religion known as Santería, a blend of Catholicism and African traditional beliefs. 

Santería offers valuable and insightful information into the origins, beliefs, and practices of the syncretic Lucumí religion. This audiobook will teach you the remarkable secrets of the Yoruba people.

In this audiobook, you will:

  • Discover how to invoke the orishas and the seven African Powers.
  • Master the art of divination to foretell your future.
  • Never worry about negative and evil forces again.
  • See practical examples of how to use divine power to achieve your goals.
  • Learn the powerful spells and rituals the Yoruba use to channel their gods.
  • Master the use of ashé and iwa pele. 
  • Become a powerful child of the gods.
  • And so much more!

With this audiobook as your guide, you now have a starting point to the life you desire. Santería will set you on the path to uncovering your roots, and help you to establish a spiritual bond with the spirits of your ancestors. 

So what are you waiting for? Click on the “buy” button to get your copy of this audiobook today!

©2021 Mari Silva (P)2021 Mari Silva

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Pronunciation is horrible

Although this book has great information, the pronunciation of my Orishas and places are important in understanding the information. The lack of correct pronunciation makes it almost impossible to listen to. It needs a new narrator

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AWESOME!!!

A very good introduction to the beautiful religion that is Santeria. I would suggest this to anyone who is willing to learn. I'm certain it would take a lifetime to truly know the mysteries of Santeria but this is a good start.

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Insightful and knowledge

Discussed a lot about the culture gives erudition including some stories enjoyed learning it. Informative it’s an awesome purchase

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good book but butchered the pronunciations

good book just got to get passed the bad pronunciations, that was the hardest part but it was fairly accurate otherwise.

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HORRIBLE PRONUNCIATION

THIS BOOK IS VERY ENLIGHTING, HOWEVER IT HURT MY HEART AND HEAD TO LISTEN TO A NON-MULTILINGUAL PERSON BUTCHER THE NAMES AND CONTENT OF THIS BOOK. IF YOU ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH THE ORISHAS AND PRACTICES, U WILL BE LOST. PRONUNCIATION IS HIGHLY IMPORTANT HERE.

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This is also a great book I could not put this down I listen to this twice already. Five stars

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Very clear

Great book on religion. Very clear. I come from a family with several Lucumi, but as a first-generation Cuban-American, this book was invaluable as I began my path.

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This is another good book by the author

This is another good book by the author and in this book like her others on Santeria, she really tries to explain what makes this cultural tradition so unique by giving the listener insight into the santeras (initiates in Santeria) magical way of thinking.

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Santería

THE BOOK WAS STOLEN. SO I REPLACED IT. I RECOMMEND THIS HIGHLY IF YOU THINK YOU CAN RELATE TO THE SUBJECT OR SPELLS AT HAND, OTHERWISE LEAVE IT ALONE.

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Loved this book

Loved this book, very informative for the newbie and curious. Gives you a good foundation to begin your journey

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-23-22

Great

I thought the bundle was a great value
The information was relevant and useful
I am looking forward to listening to more of her audibles

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  • Earnest Tyler
  • 01-22-22

Highly recommended

This was a brief overview of a complex religion. I found it interesting and a bit confusing at the same time. Highly recommended

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  • Joanne Page
  • 01-18-22

Outstanding

If you didn't know how you do. I'm starting the religion and saw many of the things expressed in this book. But didn't know what was going on. Now I see. Hint the secrecy.

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  • RudolphJordan
  • 01-15-22

Helps me a lot.

Being new to Santeria this book definitely help me have a better understanding of the culture and the religion. Helps me a lot.

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  • Bonnie Fields
  • 01-10-22

I liked the audible a lot

I liked the audible a lot it helped bring understanding on the orishas and to understand they're a lot like us we've made mistakes that were not perfect but we can still do better the only thing I wish the book had more orishas and talked about them to not just a few of the main ones but in all the book gave me a good start and understanding on the rituals and why they are important and gave me a better understanding on the orishas and their purpose, not gods but a means to be heard by God and guide a very good book

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  • Dianne Rogers
  • 01-10-22

recommended

I recommend all beginners in santeria to listen to this to help them fully understand santeria on their journey through this religion I consider this book a stepping stone and a guide for outstanding knowledge and understanding what you are involving yourself in while committing to santeria I believe this book sheds a lot of light and shows the beauty of this religion

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  • Celia
  • 01-05-22

Nice history explanations

Nice history explanations. This audiobook helps me a lot. I definitely recommended this audible to everyone. Really an amazing audiobook

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  • Lorenzo Dunaway
  • 08-20-21

I will be using it with the work I do.

I like how the other presents historical details which provide a better connection to the subject matter. Most African Old Religions have a lot in popular and her book did a wonderful job of looking out the exact but significant differences btw Orisha worship.

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  • Ike Mowry
  • 08-20-21

Good for basic purposes

The pieces of information are easy to grasp and the book is laid out well, and in a consistent, carefully thought way. The checklists and ideas in each chapter are also a nice touch. It is clear to follow, and its defects are rare. All in all, not a bad book.

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  • Britt Quinney
  • 08-19-21

Good enough

This is one of the best books I’ve learned, if there was a bible for the orisha this would be it. It’s more of a reference! Deserving every money!