Bori Healers of the Soul This book of exquisite duotone photographs looks at the Bori a West African shamanist cult centered on possession by the spirits of ancestors Its followers priests also known as Bori and assistant

  • Title: Bori: Healers of the Soul
  • Author: Caroline Alida Adeline Masquelier
  • ISBN: 9788874395651
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book of exquisite duotone photographs looks at the Bori, a West African shamanist cult centered on possession by the spirits of ancestors Its followers, priests also known as Bori , and assistants are clairvoyants or faith healers They perform ecstatic ritual dances to conjure up djinns spirits to protect society and its individual members from evil Faith healerThis book of exquisite duotone photographs looks at the Bori, a West African shamanist cult centered on possession by the spirits of ancestors Its followers, priests also known as Bori , and assistants are clairvoyants or faith healers They perform ecstatic ritual dances to conjure up djinns spirits to protect society and its individual members from evil Faith healers Boka employ traditional plants to heal the sick Caroline Alida s black and white portraits of the Bori and the objects used in their ritual practices were taken in dim natural light, imbuing the photos with a contemplative atmosphere.

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    1. "This book of exquisite duotone photographs looks at the Bori, a West African shamanist cult centered on possession by the spirits of ancestors."The Bori of this book are not unfamiliar to me. Voodou is very similar indeed but perhaps developed with greater depth or more likely the book just skims the surface and really exists only as an interesting and atmospheric photographic record of a cult. The photographs really did live up to the blurb, they are exquisite. The text is another matter. All- [...]

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