by Ben Stimpson
Build a strong, healthy relationship with your ancestors using this guide to the concepts and considerations of ancestral veneration. This tradition non-specific book presents historical and cultural examples of veneration from around the world, the ins and outs of ritual practice, and inspiring stories related to grief and building community. Ben Stimpson shows you the role ancestors can play in daily life and encourages you to explore deeper questions about the living and the dead.
Sharing meditations and journal prompts, Ben helps you connect with your ancestors and develop an authentic, living practice. He introduces you to the various types of ancestors, such as blood, adoption, and affinity, and discusses the physical elements of practice, including sacred space, props, and offerings. This book encourages you to explore your beliefs and create a legacy for current and future generations.