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Magic and Spells of Ancient Persia
January 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am PST$15
Learn of ancient Persian magic rituals and spells with scholar Farima Berenji in this one hour online lecture.
It is said the ancient Persians discovered magic. In this lecture by Farima Berenji will discuss
- What spells are inside the oldest magic book of the world
- Persian rituals and spells to exorcise those possessed with dark forces.
- How talismans were read, spells, and magic was performed to offer blessings, defend against evil spirits, cast away ill health, and bring order to chaos.
- Learn how Persians were considered the inventors of magic.
Join scholar Farima Berenji for a fun, spellbinding hour on Persian magic spells and dance rituals.
Farima Berenji is an Iranian-born scholar and an award winning, internationally acclaimed performing artist, choreographer, instructor, lecturer, dance ethnologist, Sufi master, and archaeologist specializing in classical, folkloric, and sacred dances of Persia and the Silk Road. Her training spans a lifetime of intensive collaboration and research with master artists, scholars, and spiritual teachers worldwide. She is the founder and artistic director of the Simorgh Dance Collective, a worldwide collaborative devoted to teach dance technique, interpret, illustrate, present, and perform dances of the Silk Road. In 2018, Farima became the first American-Iranian woman honored to be a TEDx dance speaker and performer. Farima is a member of the International Dance Council (CID – UNESCO), UNESCO, and the National Folk Organization (NFO). Learn more…