Santa Muerte: The History, Rituals, and Magic of Our Lady of the Holy Death
Santa Muerte: The History, Rituals, and Magic of Our Lady of the Holy Death by Tracey Rollin.
Excerpt from the back cover:
"Santa Muerte (Holy Death or Saint Death) is the female personification of death. This powerful and mysterious folk saint provides blessings including safe passage to the afterlife. Santa Muerte is the patron saint of those who live on the fringe of society, as well as those who face violence and death. She is hailed as a potent and powerful guardian and protector. Death is the great equalizer, and Santa Muerte potentially grants miracles to anyone and everyone.
Santa Muerte is a complete ritual guide to working with this famous - and infamous! - Mexican folk saint. Go beyond the sensational headlines to discover the truth about why Santa Muerte is so beloved by so many. Author Tracy Rollin presents simple, straightforward methods for working with Holy Death that may be used alone or easily incorporated into your own magical practice."