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Awódélé Ifáyemí

Chief Awodele Ifayemi comes from a long lineage of Traditional Ifa Babalawos. He is the Atunwase Awo of Ilobu land, Osun State, Nigeria. Chief Awodele Ifayemi is an Oloye and member of the Ifatoogun house of prestigious Babalawos. He is also a recognized member in good standing of the Ilobu Council Of Ifa Practitioners of Ilobu, Osun State, Nigiria and the publisher of the site Ileifa.org.

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8 Comments

  1. 1

    Diana Brooks

    When the world is cold, Her love comforts me. Here is my refuge. Thank you for article on my “Mama”

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      admin

      Adupe

      Agbe ni igbe’re ki Yemoja Ibikeji odo.
      It is the bird that takes good fortune to the Spirit of the Mother of the Fishes, the Goddess of the Sea.
      Aluko ni igbe’re k’losa, ibikeji odo.
      It is the bird Aluko that takes good fortune to the Spirit of the Lagoon, the Assistant to the Goddess of the Sea.
      Ogbo odidere i igbe’re k’oniwo.
      It is the parrot who takes good fortune to the Chief of Iwo.
      Omo at’Orun gbe ‘gba aje ka’ri w’aiye.
      It is children who bring good fortune from Heaven to Earth.
      Olugbe-rere ko, Olugbe-rere ko, Olugbe-rere ko,
      The Great One who gives good things, the Great One who gives good things, the Great One who gives good things.
      Gbe rere ko ni olu-gbe-rere.
      Give me Good Things from the Great One who gives Good Things
      Ase!
      So be it.

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    stella

    im curious about her for some reasons some say im her child and i really want to know her better because i love her so much

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  3. 3

    Lilly

    No words can express the feeling… no words can express the changes in my life since I became her child 7 years ago.. I’ve learnt how to love and respect myself. Thank you for the article and the teaching.

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      admin

      Alaafia;

      Thank you very much for your visit. May Her Grace continue to guide and council you.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland
      Follow Me on:
      Blog: http://ileifa.org
      Twitter: http://twitter.com/DeleIfayemi
      Facebook: http://ileifa.org/facebookfanpage

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    femi sanyaolu

    Kudos to all you costudians of culture And traditions, ur effort is surely save-guiding the continuos existience of our race on d globe.
    I’m a film maker and am presently working on an international film that is linking our tradition with health related issue. What I really need is a step by step description of the yemoja worship rite. I will be highly gladden if anyone could send this to my mail please. ThAnks

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    Bola Obasa

    Hello i’m seriously in love with the story or anything that has to do with YEMOJA i ‘ll want to know any kind of spirit connection to her or it’s just my thoughts that she somehow has to do with me. Please send reply to my box.

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    Bola Obasa

    Hello i’m seriously in love with the story or anything that has to do with YEMOJA i ‘ll want to know if i have any kind of spirit connection to her or it’s just my thoughts that she somehow has to do with me. Please send reply to my box.

    Reply

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