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Alaafin condemns attack on Ibadan masqueraders - The Nation Newspaper

Alaafin condemns attack on Ibadan masqueraders - The Nation Newspaper | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
Alaafin condemns attack on Ibadan masqueradersThe Nation NewspaperThe monarch noted that a similar Egungun festival, which was just concluded in his domain, is an annual festival for instilling social order and discipline.
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'Out of Focus' July 2012 Saatchi Gallery : Part 1 | People & Place

'Out of Focus' July 2012 Saatchi Gallery : Part 1 | People & Place | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
The images on show are of Egungun masqueraders, spiritual guides for the Yoruba, who first began to appear 1000 years ago at Yoruba funerals to guide the passage of the deceased to the spirit world; amongst other ...
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Benin's Voodoo heartland

Benin's Voodoo heartland | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
The photos in the gallery show Egungun spirits from the Nigerian Yoruba Clan. According to Kitwood, these masqueraded dancers depict ancestral spirits of the clan's past who are believed to visit earth to possess and offer ...
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Mp3 Asabioje Afenapa - "isese L'agba" (tradition And Culture Is The Best)

xxsurl.com Mp3 Asabioje Afenapa - "isese L'agba" (tradition And Culture Is The Best) The inspirational and spiritual traditional Yoruba music that opens gates for prayers to Olodumare (God) through the abundant praises and prayers to each Orisha...
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When I take off my mask, I practise Christianity —Lagbaja - The Nation

When I take off my mask, I practise Christianity —Lagbaja - The Nation | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
When I take off my mask, I practise Christianity —LagbajaThe NationI am putting on a mask and they think that makes me an Egungun. In the last three or four years, mask parties have become popular.
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Yoruba Egungun Headdress Published, Museum Exhibit African

Yoruba Egungun Headdress Published, Museum Exhibit African | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
On Ebay: Yoruba Egungun Headdress Published, Museum Exhibit African $1,200.00 End Date: Monday Aug-13-2012 11:29:00 PDT Buy It Now for only: $1,200.00 (Yoruba Egungun Headdress Published, Museum Exhibit African http://t.co/4YUJ9cNM...)...
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Send Love to the Sikh Community African Style | Orisha Online Altar

Send Love to the Sikh Community African Style | Orisha Online Altar | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
On August 5, 2012 a man entered a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, and murdered six people. As people in Africa and the diaspora, we are quite used to religious oppression, and generally take precautions to prevent terroristic ...
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Ogun restricts Oro sect over religious tension — The Punch ...

Ogun restricts Oro sect over religious tension — The Punch ... | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
... the groups are ready to accommodate one another. We are known for peace in the South West, especially Ogun State and we should continue to maintain that peace” he said. .... Reply Link. Tobi July 27, 2012 at 1:50 am.
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OBI ABATA….KOLA NUT!!! « Embracing Spirituality

OBI ABATA….KOLA NUT!!! « Embracing Spirituality | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
Divination plays a crucial role in the ancient Yoruba traditional religion of Ifa Orisa. It is through casting the Oracle that non-initiates and priests alike can determine the wishes of their Ori, the Ancestors and the Orisa.
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Afro-Cuban Dance back with free MDC kickoff - The South Florida Times

Afro-Cuban Dance back with free MDC kickoff - The South Florida Times | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
Afro-Cuban Dance back with free MDC kickoffThe South Florida TimesIt includes a variety of classes and workshops offering rumba, orisha, Afro-modern and casino-style salsa among other dance disciplines.
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Ifaism: A Brief overview | The Yoruba Forum

Ifaism: A Brief overview | The Yoruba Forum | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
Now-a-days, many Yourbas know nothing about Ifa. The educational systems in America, by design, teach our children nothing about African history, culture, virtues and of course religion. The only history most Black ...
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Nigeria: Police arrest Oloolu masquerade, spirit of the ancestors - DigitalJournal.com

Nigeria: Police arrest Oloolu masquerade, spirit of the ancestors - DigitalJournal.com | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
Nigeria: Police arrest Oloolu masquerade, spirit of the ancestorsDigitalJournal.comThe Tribune quotes a supporter of the Oloolu cult, saying:" It is an affront to our traditional religion and belief system that Egungun, not just an ordinary one,...
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'Fela!' on Broadway at Al Hirschfeld Theater - New York Times

'Fela!' on Broadway at Al Hirschfeld Theater - New York Times | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
New York Times'Fela!' on Broadway at Al Hirschfeld TheaterNew York TimesWITH: Sahr Ngaujah and Adesola Osakalumi (alternating performances as Fela Anikulapo-Kuti), Paulette Ivory (Sandra), Rasaan-Elijah Green (Djembe-“Mustafa”), Ismael Kouyaté...
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Candomblé – The Afro-Brazilian Religion | owulakoda.com

The religion is based in the anima (soul) of Nature, and is also known as Animism. ... Candomblé draws inspiration from a variety of people of the African Diaspora, but it mainly features aspects of Yoruba orisha veneration.
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Amazon.com: Grasping the Root of Divine Power: A spiritual healer's guide to African culture, Orisha religion, OBI divination, spiritual cleanses, spiritual growth and development, ancient wisdom, ...

Grasping the Root of Divine Power: A spiritual healer's guide to African culture, Orisha religion, OBI divination, spiritual cleanses, spiritual growth and development, ancient wisdom, and mind power [HRU Yuya T.
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Gatekeepers by Awo Falase Adesoji Oyasanya Fatunmbi | Falokun's ...

In the language of traditional Yoruba religion: Ayanmo no iwa pele, iwa pele ni Ayanmo meaning Destiny is good character. Good character is destiny.” ...
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Orisa community repeats call for public holiday - Trinidad Guardian

Orisa community repeats call for public holiday - Trinidad Guardian | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
Orisa community repeats call for public holidayTrinidad GuardianThe first joint public celebration of the Sango Festival, hosted by the Association of African Traditions in Trinidad and Tobago and the National Council of Orisha Elders of Trinidad...
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Libation

Libation, a song by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orc... on Spotify. (RT @iConversations: Mojuba gbogbo egungun to all Ancestors of good character.
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Illumination Fundamental Art (Ifá)

Illumination Fundamental Art (Ifá) | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
This Iwa, which Ifa teaches transcends religious doctrine, is central to every human being, and imparts communal, social and civic responsibility that the Creator (Olodumare) supports.
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Nigeria: Rediscovering the 'Osun-Oshogbo' Sacred Groove · Global ...

Nigeria: Rediscovering the 'Osun-Oshogbo' Sacred Groove · Global ... | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
However, some scholars advocate that Yoruba traditional religions have technology embedded in them. For instance, some believe that the Ifa corpus – a medium, through which Ifa priests communicate with the gods, gets ...
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Life and culture: KOLA NUT AND OUR CULTURE

Life and culture: KOLA NUT AND OUR CULTURE | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
In Yoruba religion, kola nut is the favourite food of Ifa, the divination deity. Kola nut (Obi abata) in Yoruba land is treated with prestige probably because of its status as the favourite food of Ifa.
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Fela Kuti fearlessly proved the human spirit is stronger than any government - The Guardian (blog)

Fela Kuti fearlessly proved the human spirit is stronger than any government - The Guardian (blog) | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Fela Kuti fearlessly proved the human spirit is stronger than any governmentThe Guardian (blog)He slammed Christianity and Islam as foreign religions, imposed on Nigerians to exploit them, and seemed to think the panacea to all...
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Prince Bamidele Bajowa « Harvest Fest

Prince Bamidele Bajowa « Harvest Fest | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
I am the custodian of my family's ancestral masked dancer Egungun Ayeloja from Ijiobounre Bajowa House, Odojomo, Igbotako, Osooro. Nigeria. I am now sharing my experiences through music, dance and storytelling, ...
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Putting Things Together | GLEANings

Putting Things Together | GLEANings | Ifa Temple of Light | Scoop.it
The image below is of an Egungun mask from the mid-20th century created by the Yoruba Peoples of Nigeria I saw at the National Museum of African Art. According to the didactic label, “Egungun” means “powers concealed,” ...
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