This is one of the most fascinating verses in the Odu Ifa corpus. I am reposting it without commentary, from the Sacred Odu Ifa Oracle book by Afolabi and Neimark. It will behoove you to study this verse deeply and try to understand it as much as possible for this vers...

November 16, 2019

As earth based traditions, African Traditional Spiritual practices incorporate many natural ingredients from earth including the earth also known as dirt. Yet as I stated in earlier writings, Earth is not dirty.

Earth is a feminine element along with mineral and water w...

October 23, 2019

Africa, the birthplace of humanity and cradle of civilization is also the birthplace of spiritual technology utilizing natural substances.   Healers all over the continent have practiced traditional African medicine using these substances.  However, in addition to the...

October 23, 2019

I recently posted the following statement in my Ifa African Spiritual Technology Facebook group, “The key to Ori is the use of empowered symbols.” I asked how can this be so and got some good responses. Here are my thoughts on the subject. In the realm of Ori everythin...

February 14, 2019

Perhaps the most controversial aspect to Ifa Orìsà spiritual tradition is the practice of animal sacrifice. Some may see it as primitive, cruel and macabre yet the truth is animal sacrifice is practiced by most cultures in the world. If a culture sheds the blood an ani...

September 30, 2018

The ancient Yoruba Ifa divination system is truly a masterpiece of Indigenous African Spiritual Technology. Encoded in Ifa is a balancing energy or force which has the ability to assist all in spiritual and energetic development. And because E=MC(2), we are all ultimat...

February 8, 2018

One of the great things about being in the orisa tradition is that because it is one of the most if not the most widely practiced African-based tradition in the world, there are many books out there.  As a result,  for the beginning orisa devotee, finding the right boo...

December 29, 2016

In my years of practice as a devotee and eventually as a spiritual mentor and elder myself, I experienced and learned of countless unfortunate stories of bad relationships between students and their spiritual elders.   It is almost like a rite of passage to experience...

December 23, 2016

An interesting blog article post on indigenous African spirituality.

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