Rootwork: Using the Folk Magick of Black America for Love, Money and Success

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 15, 2010 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 160 pages
In this groundbreaking book that places Rootwork in its rightful spot among other magickal traditions, Tayannah Lee McQuillar offers a fun and practical guide to improving your life with the help of African American folk magick. Rootwork begins with the basics, from explanations about the magickal powers of the four elements (air, earth, fire, and water) to instructions on creating talismans, charms, and mojo bags. Also included are spells to help you:


  • find your soul mate

  • spice up your sex life

  • get a new job

  • improve your health

  • discover your inner muse



Accessible and easy to use, Rootwork offers the insights of a time-honored tradition as a means of self-empowerment and spiritual growth.
 

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Contents

What Is Rootwork?
3
How Does It Work?
11
Elements of Rootwork
17
Talismans and Charms
31
Spirits of the Dead
45
Divinatory Methods of Rootworkers
53
Understanding Spells for Love Money and Success 69 Understanding Spells for Love Money and Success
69
Spells for Love
73
Spells for Money
97
Spells for Success
109
Contacts Supplies and Readings
133
Glossary of Terms
135
Bibliography
137
Index
139
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Tayannah Lee McQuillar studied anthropology at the City University of New York and has studied the magio-religious practices of Black America. She lives in New York City. Visit her at www.tayannahmcquillar.com.

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