Arab Mysticism: Evil Eyes & Coffee Fortunes

Talk by Tara Shallal & Ammar Shallal





Superstitions in the Arab World: Coffee Readings and Evil Eyes


Date: 9/28/2014
Originally presented in NYC
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What is origin of some of the most common superstitions in the Arab world, and what do they mean? Inspired by their mom’s rituals, Ammar and Tara take a deeper look into two of the most popular practices and symbols of superstition: tasseography (coffee cup reading), and the evil eye.

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