Why Women Can Hold High Power in the Yorùbá Tradition

One of my favorite stories from the Holy Odu Ifa ____. The Araba of Oshogbo, Ifayemi Elebuibon, tells why women of the Yoruba Tradition can hold high power and positions in the Yoruba Tradition. Ore yeye o!! (Osun hail)

Does an Ifá Initiation Make You an Ifá Priest?

Does an Ifa initiation make you an Ifa priest? In another clip from the Araba of Oshogbo Ifayemi Elebuuibon, he clarifies what actually happens during an Ifa initiation, and what doesn’t.

Highlights From an Obatala Initiation Here in Nigeria

This is a video from Day 1 and Day 2 of an Obatala Initiation that we had completed here in Ogun State, Nigeria. It was a beautiful initiation. Here, the drummings, dancing, and all ecstatic behaviors are for the invocation and…

Why Women Cannot See Odù O̩ló̩fin

As part of a full interview with Araba Ifayemi Elebuibon, he briefly explains why women can not see Odù O̩ló̩fin, the wife of Ò̩rúnmìlà, during Ifá initiations.

Osun and Yemoja Chants and Worship

Here is a full video of beautiful chants and music dedicated to Orisa Osun. As you begin watching the video, you will start from my personal favorite part which shows the Osun Oshogbo Festival 2016 in Osun State, Nigeria. The…