La Santa Muerte

Unearthing the Magic & Mysticism of Death

La Santa Muerte

By:  Tomás Prower

9780738745510
$24.99 Paperback
 2015/10/08
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6.0 X 9.0 in
264 pg



SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology

"Tomás Prower takes those curious to know more about the spirit of death taking shape as La Santa Muerte on a deep ride through history, tradition, folklore and first hand experience. He deftly balances the aspects of practical folk magick...with the deeper mystery tradition of her cult involved in facing the reality of death directly. A wonderful education in a figure that is fairly unknown and misunderstood."—Christopher Penczak, co-founder of the Temple of Witchcraft


This is the first book written by a practitioner that presents the history, culture, and practical magic of La Santa Muerte to the English-speaking world. As the patron saint of lost causes, the LGBT community, addicts, and anyone who has been marginalized by society, La Santa Muerte has a following of millions—and she's only becoming more popular. Join author Tomás Prower as he gives step-by-step instructions for spells, magic, and prayers for practical results and long-term goals, including money, love, sex, healing, legal issues, protection, and more. La Santa Muerte also includes detailed information on:

  • Her Names
  • Tools
  • Altars
  • Offerings
  • Spells
  • Prayers
  • Rituals
  • History
  • Myths
  • Symbols
  • Meditations
  • Ethics
  • Colors
  • Correspondences

Praise:
"Tomás Prower takes those curious to know more about the spirit of death taking shape as La Santa Muerte on a deep ride through history, tradition, folklore and first hand experience. He deftly balances the aspects of practical folk magick...with the deeper mystery tradition of her cult involved in facing the reality of death directly. A wonderful education in a figure that is fairly unknown and misunderstood."—Christopher Penczak, co-founder of the Temple of Witchcraft

Tomás Prower (Los Angeles, CA) is the international author of multiple books, including Queer Magic. He has lived and worked in Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Tijuana, Reno, and Long Beach. He is fluent in English, French, and several dialects of Spanish. Tomás is a Licensed Mortuary Professional and has previously served as the cultural liaison between France, the United States, and the South American member states of Mercosur.