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Writer, performer and ritualist, Luisah Teish joins the conversation on Heart Beat

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Luisah Teish is a storyteller and author, and priestess of Oshun, the African Yoruba goddess of love. She is the author of several books on African and African American Spiritual Culture and Feminist Myth including “Jambalaya: The Natural Woman’s Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals” a women’s spirituality classic. Luisah Teish is on the faculty of the University of Creation Spirituality and a board member of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology. Teish is an initiated elder (Iyanifa) in the Ifa/Orisha tradition of the West African Diaspora, and she holds a chieftaincy title (Yeye’woro) from the Fatunmise Compound in Ile Ife, Nigeria.A resident of the Bay Area for thirty years, Luisah Teish has been actively involved in teaching transformation, working to insure justice and peacekeeping. Join us for this special hour on Heart Beat as Teish shares her wisdom on rites of passage, healing, transformation and change. www.luisahteish.com