Raul J. Canizares

Raul Canizares (1955-2002) was head of the Santeria Temple Orisha Consciousness Movement in Manhattan and the author of Shango: An African-American Titan.

Books By Raul J. Canizares

  1. Sacred Sounds of Santería

    Sacred Sounds of Santería

    By Raul J. Canizares

    $14.95
    Practitioners of the Afro-Cuban religion Santería believe that powerful spirit forces--orishas--provide guidance and inspiration in the form of song. Listening intently creates a bridge between God and humankind that releases the orisha's healing power. Sacred Sounds of Santería includes rare field recordings made in Cuba in the 1950's during actual Santería rituals, and studio recordings of songs featuring 40 of the most gifted soloists, choral singers, and drummers on the island. 60-minute CD.
  2. Cuban Santeria

    Cuban Santeria

    By Raul J. Canizares

    $16.95
    Initiated into Santeria at the age of seven, Raul Canizares unveils the secret world of this rapidly growing Afro-Cuban religion. With the knowledge of an insider and the insight of a scholar, Canizares examines the practice of Santeria, revealing its hidden dimensions and unique mix of African, Cuban, and Catholic traditions.
  3. Santería Cubana

    Santería Cubana

    By Raul J. Canizares

    $14.95
    Iniciado en la santería a los siete años, Canizares nos desvela el mundo secreto y seductor de esta religión afro-cubana. Canizares explica la práctica de la santería con los conocimientos de un miembro de la misma y la perspicacia de un erudito, revelando sus dimensiones ocultas, y proporcionando a la vez un análisis fascinante sobre la mezcla de las tradiciones católicas, cubanas y africanas.