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Ifa Reading of the Year, Oke Itase, Ile-Ife Nigeria on June 5, 2010

Friday, June 25, 2010

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Ifa of the Year for all Ifa/Orisa practitioners all over the world was revealed at Oke Itase, Ile-Ife on the 5th of June, 2010.

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Isese Celebration 2008, Osogbo, Nigeria

Friday, December 25, 2009

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Marketing is Killing Osun Festival

Monday, December 21, 2009

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Marketing is Killing Osun Festival

The 600+ year old Osun Festival in Osogbo Nigeria is under threat from over-commercialization.

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Ibusa Town: a Funeral Ceremony in Nigeria

Monday, December 14, 2009

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Ibusa offers an example of a town in Nigeria where traditional funeral rites are still very much held in honour of the dead.

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Review of Traditional African Medicine

Sunday, August 30, 2009

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Review of Traditional African Medicine

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, Wednesday, called for a critical review of traditional medicine practice in the state.

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World Ifa Festival 2009

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

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World Ifa Festival 2009

Orishada.com reports that World Ifa Festival was held Saturday June 6, 2009 at Oketase the World Ifa Temple, Ile-Ife. This festival celebrates the New Year for all the traditional Yoruba practitioners.

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Priests and Worship

Monday, March 16, 2009

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Priests and Worship

THE Yoruba priesthood is divided into recognised orders, but before describing them it will be necessary to give some account of a secret society which is inseparably connected with the priesthood, and which, except in Jebu, Where it is called Oshogbo, is known as the Ogboni Society.

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Eewo Orisa 2

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

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Eewo Orisa (Part 1)

Saturday, December 13, 2008

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Alaafin of Oyo Turns 70

Thursday, October 30, 2008

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Alaafin of Oyo Turns 70

On October 15, 2008 the revered monarch of Old Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III marked his 70th birth day. It was an occasion for celebrating a man who ascended his ancestral throne in 1971. Since then he has reigned peacefully among his people, guiding the ancient town in its rich lores and rituals.

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