Get the Orisas to answer your prayers

How To Get Your Prayers AnsweredIn the Spirituality of the Yoruba, prayer (adura) is essential. Yoruba like all of your indigenous wisdom traditions of Africa is based upon the power of  the word (Ofo Ashe). In the wisdom of the Yoruba, the word is sacred and the word is truthful. Within the word, there is a holy, mystical force called bara.

It is this holy primordial force that sets Ashe in motion. Bara that is the language that the Irunmole understand and obey. Bara is the true source of nourishment for the orisha. When we pray with focus intention and righteous heart, our words become potent with bara and our prayers are answered.

Prayer is the means by which the aborisha enters into communion with the Irunmole (all the heavenly beings). Thus, it is through prayer that we are able to influence the orisha to act on our behalf. The aborisha should know that when we pray, it is the orisha that rules our head that hears and carries or transmit our request to Olódùmarè.

Olódùmarè has the final sanction of the blessings you request. The Yoruba awo (sage) says: “Ase i owo Olódùmarè..”

(Translation)
“It is the power or hand of Olódùmarè that has the final sanction”.

It is through Olódùmarè that the orisha has the full power to grant you your request. Adura may be said at any time, any place and under any circumstances. However, formal prayer is done before one’s altar that has been consecrated to the orisha.

In most cases the content of our prayer reflects our personal life experience. The adura may be for money, love, children, health, protection, etc. The awo says, “…the greatest request is iwa, that is divine character”. Divine character is wisdom, unlimited knowledge, potency, truth, righteousness,  Ashe (power), children, health, etc.

A word to the wise:
Pray for the things you need more so than the things you want.  Your needs are the foundation for getting all the things that you want.

The keys to effective prayer

  1. Concentrate (arojinle) when you attempt to pray. It is important that you focus your attention upon your prayer. You must become at one with your words.
  2. Pray with faith. Most people pray with it in mind that their prayers will not be answered. When you pray see your prayers being answered.
  3. Be consistent. When you pray, keep your subject or object of prayer in mind. Spend 15 – 30 minutes praying for one thing. Pray every day at the same time, for the same thing, until you see your prayer really manifest in your life. Write your prayers down and say the same thing over and over again.
  4. Pray with emotion. Feel the desire of what you request. Pray with a burning desire to receive your wish.
  5. Act upon your prayer. Some people may pray for money or a job. There are those who pray for a job and never leave the house. If you pray for health, then make an effort to heal yourself. Eat right, change your lifestyle or habits that have aided in the manifestation of poor health, etc.,
  6. Sit down and meditate and plan how you can make your prayers (your request) manifest. Know that the orisha is working through you to achieve your prayer.
  7. When you pray, be specific; be to-the-point. Know what you want and how you wish to receive it. For example: If you are praying for money, specify the amount and the avenue through which you want it to come.
  8. Language is important. Master the Yoruba language which is a power language that holds bara. At least learn to pray in Yoruba.
  9. Sometimes instead of praying for the things you want directly, pray for the discipline, knowledge, wisdom and power to manifest your desire. If your desire is wealth, request of the orisha to bestow upon you the knowledge and wisdom needed to achieve wealth.
  10. Ask the Orisa to give you the Iwa (the character) that will give you the things that you are praying for and the character that will attract to you the things that you need.

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      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

          1. Alaafia;

            Thank you for your patience.

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            O dábò!
            Chief Awodele Ifayemi
            Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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            Chief Awodele Ifayemi
            Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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          Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

          O dábò!
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          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

        1. Alaafia;

          Thank you for your patience.

          The prayer ebook will be available this year. Look for it by end of February.

          Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

          O dábò!
          Chief Awodele Ifayemi
          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

          1. Alaafia Sherrell;

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            O dábò!
            Chief Awodele Ifayemi
            Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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            Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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            Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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          1. Alaafia;

            Thank you for your patience.

            The prayer ebook will be available this year. Look for it by end of February.

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            O dábò!
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            Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

          2. Alaafia;

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            Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

        2. Alaafia;

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          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

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      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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      1. Alaafia;

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        Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

        O dábò!
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        Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

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      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
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      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alafia Cheri;

      Thank you for your recent visit and request. Cheri, we are no longer making that eBook available. However; we are in the process of writing a book on the same subject which will be more in line with traditional Ifa prayers which will definitely help you. Please let me know if you would like me to send it to you upon its completion.

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    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

  1. Greetings, I would like to request a free handbook of prayers to Orisha be sent to my email please. Thank you.

    Respectfully.

    1. Alaafia;

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      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
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      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alafia Brad;

      We are no longer making that eBook available. However; a newer version is being created and as soon as it is available you will be informed.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alafia Brad;

      We are no longer making that eBook available. However; a newer version is being created and as soon as it is available you will be informed.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alafia Ruby;

      We are no longer making that eBook available. However; a newer version is being created and as soon as it is available you will be informed.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
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      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alafia;

      I will let you know ASAP.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
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      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

        1. Alaafia;

          Thank you for your patience.

          The prayer ebook will be available this year. Look for it by end of February.

          Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

          O dábò!
          Chief Awodele Ifayemi
          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

        2. Alaafia;

          Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

          https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

          Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

          O dábò!
          Chief Awodele Ifayemi
          Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alafia Sabrina;

      We are no longer making that eBook available. However; a newer version is being created and as soon as it is available you will be informed.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alaafia;

      Thank you for your patience.

      The prayer ebook will be available this year. Look for it by end of February.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alaafia;

      Thank you for your patience.

      The prayer ebook will be available this year. Look for it by end of February.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Hello Maria;

      Thank you for your visit!

      You may request a reading via this site’s appointment calendar.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia Marisa;

      Please accept my apologies for my late reply. As you can imagine, since returning from Nigeria with Malaria, I got behind on my work, and I’ve been working none stop getting up to speed. Good news is that I’m finally caught up.

      Keep an eye to an email I’ll be sending out sometime this week…

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      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    3. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Hi Daniel;

      You will be notified the minute it is available.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia Daniel;

      The Ebook will be available this coming Friday. Also, you will not want to miss out on the workshop coming this week. Only those who are members of my Newsletter will receive notice. In this workshop, I will be showing how to get your prayers answered, and how to communicate with your spirit guides.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    3. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alaafia TaJuana;

      I will let you know the minute it is available.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    1. Alaafia Ifatoye;

      The Ebook will be available this coming Friday. Also, you will not want to miss out on the workshop coming this week. Only those who are members of my Newsletter will receive notice. In this workshop, I will be showing how to get your prayers answered, and how to communicate with your spirit guides.

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

    2. Alaafia;

      Great News! I’ve created a workshop on How to Get your Prayers answered by addressing the “one thing” that is keeping your prayers from being answered, and how to solve this problem. The workshop is totally free. To participate, just go to the following URL and enroll to participate in the workshop.

      https://www.ileifa.org/workshop

      Ogbó àtó Asure Ìwòrìwòfún.

      O dábò!
      Chief Awodele Ifayemi
      Atunwase Awo of Ilobuland

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