Stunning power lies at the heart of the Hawaiian islands. With unparalleled beauty and a rich sense of tradition, Hawai'i is truly a world apart―a magnificent culture unmatched in its modes of spiritual expression.
Celebrated author Scott Cunningham offers a sociological and historical perspective on the fascinating beliefs and practices of the Hawaiian people before the advent of Christianity. Discover traditional methods of divination, omen-reading, and sorcery; take a close look at the ways of the deities; learn about social customs, taboos, and superstitions; and see how ghosts and night marchers embody the Polynesian concept of the ever-present human spirit.
The spirituality of ancient Hawai'i was deeply rooted in the land, the wind, the rain, and the ocean. Hawaiian Magic & Spirituality will introduce you to its enduring legacy. An enchanting world of myth and magic awaits your discovery...
- Publisher : Llewellyn Publications; Annotated edition (May 8, 2009)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 256 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0738715468
- ISBN-13 : 978-0738715469
- Item Weight : 12 ounces
- Dimensions : 5.9 x 0.7 x 8.9 inches