perystyle: a section of the temple where the rites are held.
lwa: spirit or god.
p pe: altar (in the temple)
veve: sacred drawing on the floor of the temple (usually drawn during the ritual).
marche du monde: the way of the world (cosmos)
MYTH, RITE AND SACRAMENT
Prof. Leslie G. Desmangles
Tel. 860 297-2407
DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
A phenomenological approach to the study of religion through an examination of the
nature of religious consciousness and its mo
Leslie G. Desmangles, Ph.D.
1. Set apart from ordinary spaces.
2. Contents define a sacred space, that is, the presence of objects regarded as sacred defines an
area as hallowed and set apart.
3. A sacred space is delimited by visible or invi