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iPhone/iPad App for Ifa Practitioners

Wednesday, September 21, 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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Yoruba ceremony marks life change

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

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Yoruba ceremony marks life change

College student embarks his path in traditional African religion.

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A Response to the Accord of the Oba Oriate

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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A Response to the Accord of the Oba Oriate

What are the true intention of the Accord? Awo Ifakolade offers his perspective.

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Ita Ifa’Orisa ‘Anago’

Saturday, December 26, 2009

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Anago is the path of Ifa'Orisha that seeks the original and most sacred truth verified by the sacred Odu.

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Survival And Resurgence Of The Yoruba In The Americas

Monday, December 21, 2009

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Survival And Resurgence Of The Yoruba In The Americas

The effects that the slave trade and colonization and surviving indigenous traditions of Africa in the U.S.

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Iyawó: Path to Sanctification

Sunday, December 20, 2009

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It’s common to see people dressed completely in white. This is because “Iyaworaje” sanctification rites in Cuba were unbanned after the economic crisis of the 1990s.

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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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Priestess of the Ancestors

Monday, March 23, 2009

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Priestess of the Ancestors

"My religion has given me the greatest respect for life and living things. It has connected me with my environment. Santeria allows me to be a Caribbean person, because it is Afro-Caribbean."

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Iyami Osoronga

Friday, February 20, 2009

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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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