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…