Home Of Yoruba Religion

The Yoruba religion also referred to as Ifa religion is the traditional religious concepts and practices of the Yoruba people, is found primarily in southwestern Nigeria and the adjoining parts of Benin, commonly known as Yorubaland.

Practitioner of this tradition believes in one God, the creator of all things. They believe that they can be guided by this creator via Divination. Depending on the gravity of their troubles a Babalawo, Iyanifa, Olorisa, or an Iyalorisa are the ones who are qualified to perform this service.

Babalawo Training as well as the training of Orisa Priest and Priestesses take many years to complete; making them the most proficient diviners. Yoruba religion is ancestral to the American religions like Santería, Umbanda, and Candomblé. We dedicate this site to those seeking an alternative to dogmatic religion.


Ifa Theology



Traditional Ceremonies

Traditional Priesthood

Becoming A Babalawo

Becoming A Babalawo

Many have asked me how they can go about becoming a Babalawo, and the first thing that comes to mind is why in the worlds would anyone want to become a Babalawo. The agency of a Babalawo demands much of an individual and the rewards are mea... Read more


Personal Training

Sometimes we find we have gone through a profound rite of passage or initiation yet have come out wanting to deepen our knowledge along the path without the opportunity. The reasons are many, and this is why Chief Awodele Ifayemi is always... Read more


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