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ISBN-10: 1502947269

ISBN-13: 9781502947260

Edition: N/A

Authors: Fa'lokun Fatunmbi

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Oriki is the praise poetry and invocations of the Yoruba people. It is  expressed through chanting or singing and is used by Ifa/ Orisha initiates as words of power in ritual and ceremony.  Awo Fa'lokun Fatunmbi has compiled over 140 Oriki in this comprehensive volume..  It promises to be an invaluable resource for Ifa Orisha practitioners in ritual, meditation, and general learning about the sacred tradition of Ifa. It is complete  with Oriki in English as well as Yoruba with grammatical emphasis marks to ensure proper pronunciation of the Yoruba language. Included are Oriki for the following: Egun, Esu, Osoosi, Ogun, Obatala, Olokun, Yemoja, Aganju, Oya, Sango, Ibeji, Osun, Oko, Osanyin,…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/22/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 322
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

In 1989 Awo Falokun Fatunmbi traveled to Ode Remo and received initiation into Ifa, the indigenous religion of the Yoruba culture located on the Western central rain forest of Africa. Two years later he returned to Ode Remo and received initiation into Ogboni, the traditional judicial council of elders. In the years immediately following his intiation he studied Ifa in the United States with Awo Medahochi, Awo Fagbemi, Awo Fasuyi, Awo Fasina, Baba Andou, Baba Adebesi, Iya Oshun Miwa and Awo Fatumise. In 1995 he traveled to Ode Remo and asked Araba Adesanya Awoyade if he could formally study with Awo Fatunmise. Permission was granted. At that point he was given elekes into the Fatunmise…