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FREE Intro to Palo Mayombe Class
Date Wednesday June 22
Time 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
at La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck in Berkeley
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorThe Barrington Collective
A look at the practices and beliefs of Palo Mayombe, a Cubanised form of indigenous Congolese religious practice." In this class we will discuss Palo Mayombe. We will discuss the different traditions or Ramas and some of the differences between them. We will discuss the main "deities" or the Nkisi and their functions and temperaments. We will discuss some of the rites and spells of Palo Mayombe. The last class will be a wrap up and a practical demonstration in the form of a Misa Espiritual.

This class will be held every Wednesday through July 6th 8-9pm.

Bio: Thomas Albin is an initiated priest of Palo Mayombe.

This class is part of a Free School that has recently started in the East Bay.

All classes are DROP-IN FRIENDLY. For a COMPLETE CLASS CALENDAR (we have over 25 classes for this summer) and MORE INFORMATION on the free school, please visit:

http://www.barringtoncollective.org
Added to the calendar on Monday Jun 13th, 2005 8:35 PM

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