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Is it black magic, voodoo, or witchcraft?

26. September 2011

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Is it black magic, voodoo, or witchcraft?

Animals sacrificed for the living. The sight can be unnerving and even terrifying for those not familiar with the practice.

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Internet Radio Program for Orisa Devotees

21. September 2011

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Internet Radio Program for Orisa Devotees

Omo Oduduwa Radio (also known as OORadio) is a live internet radio program that allows listeners to learn from and interact in real-time with elders, priests and expert academics.

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iPhone/iPad App for Ifa Practitioners

21. September 2011

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iPhone/iPad App for Ifa Practitioners

This is the smartphone app for Ifa Divination in the world. Students and practitioners of Yoruba-Ifa-Orisa religion are now able to carry all 256 Ifa Verses and a virtual Ifa Divination Chain, in the palm of their hands.

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Timeless Taboo: New Attacks on African Spirituality

7. June 2011

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Timeless Taboo: New Attacks on African Spirituality

This practice of referring to anything in the realm of African spirituality as evil or devilish is a continuation of the propaganda used by missionaries, slave traders, and colonizers.

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Protocol & Conduct in the Orisa Community

17. May 2011

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Protocol & Conduct in the Orisa Community

We are obligated to become, as best we can, shining examples of Iwa-Pele (good character) no matter who we are, what rank or title we hold or what we are here to accomplish.

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Nana Asuo Botopre Festival, April 23

20. April 2011

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Nana Asuo Botopre Festival, April 23, Jamaica NY

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Voodoo alive in South Carolina

20. April 2011

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Voodoo alive in South Carolina

A sign used to grace the entrance to this place, Oyotunji, alerting visitors that they were leaving the United States and entering a sacred Yoruba voodoo village. That hand-lettered marker currently is in the shop for refurbishment, but the king here assures visitors that the message still applies.

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What Good is in a Name?

1. February 2011

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What Good is in a Name?

Often times people ask themselves, who am I? The answer to the mysterious question is hidden within the name you were given and the specific Odu that incarnated your rebirth through initiation.

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Yoruba ceremony marks life change

27. October 2010

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Yoruba ceremony marks life change

College student embarks his path in traditional African religion.

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Interview with Awo Owolabi, Son of the Araba

14. July 2010

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Interview with Awo Owolabi, Son of the Araba

Interview with Awo Owolabi, Ifa Priest and one of the sons of the Araba Agbaye's (Chief Ifa Priest of the World).

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