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An Ifa or Eerindinlogun reading can help you chart your path in life with the help of the Yoruba deities. Make an appointment today to get the guidance and empowerment you need!!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 786-709-3343.
Ifa Orisa Conference - Tradition and the Present
Location: Miami-Dade College North
11380 NW 27 Ave, Miami FL
Room # 2158 Building # 2
Time: 9am to 1pm
Note: this event will be accessible via WWW.LIVESTREAM.COM/MiamiIfa Orisa Conference
This will stream from 9:00am-1:00pm
We invite all Ifa and Orisa houses, temples, and places of worship for the second in the series of Ifa Conferences that were designed to address the issues of the present state of affairs of the various Orisa communities and traditions in South Florida throughout the African Diaspora and global world.
Global representatives of deferring African-based religious communities, especially those that are Yoruba-based (including Indigenous Yoruba Orisa Tradition, Lucumi Tradition, Candomblé Tradition, and Trinidad and Tobago Orisa Tradition) will have opportunities to make suggestions as to how we can move forward honoring each others' right to exist as well as educating ourselves with regards to differences in ritual, theology, technologies, and respecting those variations.Specific areas of discussion include:
GUEST SPEAKERS: Araba Ifayemi Elebuibon; Araba of Osogbo
Chief Kolapo Abimbola
Chief Ayo Salami; Amukinro Awo Ilobu
Chief Efuwape Olatunji; Odugbona of Isara
Prince Babalola Kolapo
Prince Babalola Kolawole
Chief Awosoji Alani; Odugbona of ilobu
Chief Kehinde Idowu; Otunba Ifa Oyo
Chief Ifaniyi Akintunde
Iyalawo Fayomi Falade Aworeni Obafemi
- Traditional ceremonies of the various communities
-The spiritual laws, codes of ethic, of rites to practice
The inclusion of priests of differing Òrìsà houses in each others' ceremonies
- Each religious community co-existing and respecting the others' customs and rights to practice according to their house, lineage, community, or even as a separate branch of Orisa Tradition
- Other topics and suggestions that might need to be addressed
followed by speakers representing each of the traditions and communities that will participate that day.
Those media professionals that would like to attend and document the event, must RSVP prior to the event or will not be allowed entry in the conference. There will be a 15 minute slot of time for media representatives to ask questions of the panel participants. There will not be any statements made to the press outside of the conference.In order to RSVP and register for the conference you must send an email to: Ileorunmilaogundabedetemple@yahoo.com
Your email must include the following:
Name of your legally registered temple or church
Name of your house if it is not registered with the government
Name of your house or temple chief priest
Address, phone number, and emailFor the media and press, names of reporter, videographer or cameraman, and name of body of media company being represented. No media coverage of any body of media will be permitted without previous registration.
Those that are not in agreement with others' rights to religious expression and practice need not register nor attend. We reserve the right to attendance and participation in the conference. This is a free event and space is limited so please respond ASAP.
Ifa Readings for the New Year!
Don't let this year pass you by without knowing. Take charge of your life with the assistance of the Orisa. Find out how to avoid negativities and optimize success this year.
To make an appointment in the month of January for your own personal New Year's Ifa divination/spiritual consultation please call 786.274.0662 or send email to email@example.com
We look forward to your personal growth and that of your loved ones in 2010...
Orisa/Ifa Spirituality and Yoruba language Workshops
Date: Nov 17, 2009
Time: 7:00 PM
North Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33141
REGISTER NOW FOR ORISA CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS!!!
Beginning Tuesday, November 17th, 2009!! Location: Coconut Grove Cares Barnyard, 3870 Washington Avenue, Coconut Grove, FL 33133. Please pass this on to your friends and acquaintances that may be interested.
Beginner’s Yoruba Language and Culture Tues, Nov. 17th - 7pm; Esp – Jueves
Begin to learn the language that till now has only been an unintelligible jargon used solely for ritual in the Yoruba Diaspora. In this class folks will have the opportunity to have a basic foundation to build eventual fluency in the Yoruba language, including reading and writing skills. With sufficient interest this will become an ongoing Yoruba instructional class for an affordable honorarium.
Yorùbá Prayer Workshop Tues, Nov. 24th - 7pm; Esp – Viernes
We will be providing this opportunity
for devotees and priests of the Òrìsà tradition to enhance their knowledge and practice of prayer in the Òrìsà tradition.
Yorùbá Etiquette and Religious Protocol Tues, Dec. 1st - 7pm; Esp - Jueves
In this workshop we will discuss the importance of protocol in Yorùbá traditional culture. Such knowledge is important when interacting with anyone that practices Yorùbá culture here or in Yorùbá land. It is especially useful when interacting with priests and priestesses that follow the Indigenous Yorùbá Òrìsà Tradition.
This workshop requires the active participation of students. Folks are encouraged to ask questions and lend personal accounts and experiences to help further dialogue and understanding.
Òrìsà Foods Workshop Tues, Dec. 7th - 7pm; Esp - Jueves
Learn to prepare, offer to the Òrìsà, and enjoy ancient foods of Yorùbá culture. In this workshop we will discuss and prepare the various foods offered in Yorùbá land and the Diaspora to the deities. We will also demonstrate how some of these foods are offered to one’s shrines. Folks will be able to try their hands at some of the preparation of food and all are encouraged to taste the foods we will be preparing.
Intro to the Study of Odu of Ifa and Oosa Thurs, Dec. 1h 7pm; Esp - Jueves
Don’t miss this workshop! Folks will have the opportunity to begin to recite Ifa authentically for prayer in front of one’s shrine or during divination.
Each individual workshop, except for the foods workshop, will be $20. The foods workshop will be $50. For those that partake in all the workshops the honorarium will drop to $75 instead of $150!!
***All those that will be participating in the workshops are required to reserve their seat by using the donation icon on this site. Folks can also pay for the workshops in advance in cash, check, or money order off site.
The Instructor will be Chief Aikulola Fawehinmi, spiritual head of Ijo Asaforitifa Orisa Community. He is a priest of Ifa, Obatala, and Egungun initiated and trained in Nigeria, West Africa. He is fluent in Yoruba language and is a bridge between the communities and traditions of Yoruba land and the Diaspora.
To RSVP and for more info please call 786.274.0662 or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org