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Weaving the threads of life

the Khita gyn-eco-logical healing cult among the Yaka

by Renaat Devisch

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yaka (African people) -- Medicine.,
  • Yaka (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Cults -- Zaire -- Kinshasa.,
  • Traditional medicine -- Zaire -- Kinshasa.,
  • Infertility, Female -- Zaire -- Kinshasa.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRené Devisch.
    ContributionsDevisch, Renaat.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT650.B38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 334 p. :
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21193435M
    ISBN 100226143619, 0226143627

    When they were three, the Moirai were: Clotho (/ ˈ k l oʊ θ oʊ /, Greek Κλωθώ, [klɔːtʰɔ̌ː], "spinner") spun the thread of life from her distaff onto her Roman equivalent was Nona ("the ninth"), who was originally a goddess called upon in the ninth month of pregnancy.; Lachesis (/ ˈ l æ k ɪ s ɪ s /, Greek Λάχεσις,, "allotter" or drawer of lots) measured Parents: Chronos and Ananke or Erebus and Nyx or . Description In Weaving a Woman’s Life: Spiritual Lessons from the Loom, an award-winning, inspirational book for women, Paula Chaffee Scardamalia shows how the ancient wisdom of the loom illuminates our lives as daughters, wives, mothers, and knitting, before crocheting, and long before the art of sewing, there was weaving – the ultimate archetypal action of intertwining.


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In Weaving the Threads of Life Rene Devisch offers an extended analysis of the Khita cult, which leads to an original account of the workings of ritual healing. Drawing on many years among urban and rural Yaka, Devisch analyzes their understanding of existence as a fabric of firmly but delicately interwoven threads of nature, body, and by: Sutras: Weaving the Threads of a Life Paperback – January 1, by Meera Wolfe (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Meera Wolfe.

In Weaving the Threads of Life Rene Devisch offers an extended analysis of the Khita cult, which leads to an original account of the workings of ritual healing.

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Martin University of Kentucky. Galvanized by the increasing popularity of Foucault's work on disciplining regimes and sexuality, theoretical interest in 'the body' as a site of inquiry and. "Consistently portrayed as three women spinners, each of the three Fates had a different task, revealed by her very name: Clotho spun the thread of life, Lachesis measured its allotted length, and Atropos cut it off with her shears.

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