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I'm no fan of Karenga and I was hesitant to purchase because of other suggestions that it is a copy of Sacred Ifa Oracle. However, I did not find that to be so. These ese come from Wande Abimbola, a prominent Ifa scholar and priest. The odu verses presented are necessary especially because there are so many ethical lapses with /5(25). This page book, with 1, verses (many Odu including both Yoruba and English), provides a good and reliable source of Ifa and is a culmination of seven years of compiling and 16 years of actual research by HRM Axosu Agelogbagan Agbovi. We provide free shipping also for this item.5/5. Ifá Yoruba religion is based on oral literature scriptures known as Odu Ifá or the Ifa corpus. It is a collection of Ifá spiritual traditions, timeless wisdom, cultural and historical information. This information has been gathered for centuries through divination, communication with the universe, real life situations and experiences. An introduction to Islamic law, Joseph Schacht, , Religion, pages. This book presents a broad account of the present knowledge of the history and outlines the system of Islamic law.
Published on The Sacred Yoruba teachings of The Odu Ifa. These are the religious wisdom teachings from the book, The Odu Ifa . This story is from the sacred “scriptures” of Ifa; specifically from the Odu Ifa nicknamed Ogbe/Sa or otherwise called Ogbe (ug-beh) Osa (Oh-Sah). What is an Odu? An odu is a live energy. Everyone on earth has an odu they were born with. Compared by Henry Louis Gates Jr, to the Homeric epics, the Bible, and the Koran, the Ifa Oracle stands as 'a monument to human imagination, poetry, and will'. Now, for the first time, all sacred stories of this ancient oral tradition have been translated into English by Dr Afolabi Epega, a fifth generation babalawo, or Ifa priest. Like the Chinese I Ching, Ifa combines a large body of wisdom literature with a system for selecting the appropriate passages from it. Unlike the I Ching, however, Ifa poetry is not written down but passed down orally from one babalawo to another. Vocabulary * Awo. Ifa Priest, male or female. Akapo.
The book attempts to offer short interpretations on Odu ifa. The problem is that it's written by a fairly new initiate of Ifa. The quality of the understanding of Odu only shows that this person has little actual experience with Odu. Most of it was copied from other published books and only translated into another fear and doom s: Odu Ifa: Book One: Sacred scriptures of Ifa Unknown Binding – January 1, by Conrad E MaugeÌ (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Conrad E MaugeÌ. How useful could be a book with just a few odus? Is the author trying to joke when he says "the ethical teachings"? That was not any ethical at *all*. Very very incomplete, a rip-off, a waste of money. Even if "The Sacred IFA Oracle" is not very useful, but at least it has all odus. Run away from s: “The text, The Book of Diagnosis in Ifa Divination, was drawn from the religion’s oral tradition and first published in the s. The original text and its copies were kept from the public until the present day The text is a compilation of Yoruba and Afro-Cuban history, culture and philosophy. It was written in Yoruba and Spanish.”.