Is Annalise Keating getting spiritual ? Can you see it?
Yoruba diviners belts are traditional part of the Babalawo regalia but are increasingly being bought and sold as talismans and/or wall hangings. Given the drama in the character Annalise's
Spirit mediums.You can dial premium rate numbers to get hold of them in the UK. You call them up and they talk to you and pass your message over the phone, or you visit them and sit around a
Fragments of old Yoruba towns thrive outside the European drawn borders of Nigeria, the biggest group being in Bènin Republic. Up until recently, patriotism to the colonial structure blinded the separate groups to each other's existence. With the
Did you know? That stories encoded in Ejiogbe, the first of the 256 chapters of the Ifa divination oral literature, credited the origin of patterned dyeing in various hues to Orunmila- the Yoruba deity of wisdom and divination
The Yoruba creation story is a beautiful story with Orishas as the main characters , it's fun to read and guilt-free ( humans have no inherited sin from the actions of previous humans or even Orishas). The many
We know we're Yoruba. We Speak Yoruba, we eat our Amala, Lafun, Gbegiri, Ewedu, Moin Moin etc etc. We know all about not using left hand, making sure we curtsy/ 'dobale'for elders, some of us even drank agbo
Feel as if you were there with these articles and photos of the Osun Osogbo Festival activities
"A fever of expectations is building up. It's the dawn of the annual Osun Osogbo fesitval. The festival kicks off ....
African Traditional Religion (ATR) worshippers have appealed to the Federal government to declare August 20 as a national holiday for them.
The worshippers who noted government’s recognition of festive days for Christians and Muslims stated that their annual festival
The 2016 Osun-Osogbo Festival 2016 will start tomorrow Monday, Aug. 8!
The Permanent Secretary of Tourism and Culture in Osun State Mrs Olajumoke Bello confirmed this in Osogbo on Saturday in a statement celebrating with the townspeople “Gov. Rauf
Mayowa Adeyemo in all her oratory splendour lifts up praise to the Creator, the Yoruba way. Her voice is a joy to listen to, the rhythm and agelong tones of the Oriki/Ijala style are haunting and soul stirring. But what
This King does, and quite well too! Iku baba yeye....!!! Kaaabiyesiiii. At the grand finale of the 2016 Egungun Festival this past Saturday , HRM Oba Adeyemi treated the crowd to a rare spectacle!
Check Out The Photos & Roll Call of the Most Prominent Egungun Who Came to The Festival
51 compounds/lineages came to pray for the Alaafin at the festival. Here are some of
A COLLECTION OF THE BEST EGUNGUN FESTIVAL 2016 PHOTOS AND VIDEOS
The grand finale of the Egungun Festival took place yesterday on Saturday the 30th of July, 2016. The 17 day event is a yearly Yoruba Celebration.
At this festival Egungun
The Ooni of ife Oba Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has now returned home to Ile Ife. His tour of the USA was well celebrated and well received. The Ooni and his entourage made a point of
What an exciting time for Yoruba world wide. We have a modern Ooni who stoically follows the tradition. Never before have so many Royal aspects of Yoruba spirituality been laid bare for all to appreciate. On the way
The artist ,Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier, created robes to commemorate the three months she spent living in Eatonville, Florida which is known as "America's first African-American town".
She created the robes which closely resemble Yoruba Egungun robes by including photographs, memorabilia, faces
Just how many water-related deities exist in Yoruba spirituality? Are they all Orisas? Did all or some exist previously as humans before they were deified? Are they all female? Can we discover and name them all? Not today
My name is Egbelade Omitonade Ifawemimo. I practice African Traditional Religion, Yemoja worshipper. I am Yemoja priestess which also versed in Ifa, Researcher, Theologian. I am a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University where I studied Economics Education, Ile
Akooda, A City Guarded By The Gods
A very long time ago, long before civilization, before the first white man appeared on our shores. Before we ever heard the first shot of the big iron guns in our lands.
Stories encoded in Ejiogbe the first of the 256 chapters of the Ifa divination oral literature credited the origin of patterned dyeing in various hues to Orunmila, the Yoruba deity of wisdom and divination and the Ifa exponent,