In recent year, a fascinating blend of folk magic grounded in Mexican culture has taken root in America. Practiced by Mexican Americans and dubbed "American Brujeria" by J. Allen Cross, a practicing witch of Mexican descent, this living, vital tradition features commonalities with other fold magic traditions in America, such as Conjure. American Brujeria is a practical hands-on guide to this exciting magical tradition. The book includes the following: Stories and folklore on the lives of Mexican saints and folk figures, How to practice the art of limpias, or spiritual cleansings, Instructions and insights on spell casting, oil crafting, rosary magic, creating an altar for Guadalupe, novena candle magic, the magical uses of saints' medals, and so much more.
About J. Allen Cross:
J. Allen Cross is a practicing witch of Mexican, Native American, and European descent whose craft was shaped by his Catholic upbringing and mixed family culture. Living in his home state of Oregon, he works as a psychic medium and occult specialist for a well-known paranormal investigation team out of the Portland metro area. When he’s not investigating, he enjoys providing spells and potions to his local community, exploring haunted and abandoned places, working as a consultant for other workers and investigators, and of course writing about witchcraft.