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History of Family Orisa (ORISA Idile)

History of Family Orisa (ORISA Idile) There was a time in each family where there was tribulations and trouble and the whole family was in discord..  Someone stood up, and sacrifice himself or herself on behalf of the family and was tran…

Do you want to know your family history?

Do you want to know your family history  This article was inspired by one of my friends while having a hot conversation last night.  I have friends who are fans and we spend quality time talking and hosting about IFA and the way forward.…

Army of the dead

Army of the dead Yes, our churches are the one causing problems for so many of Us. They tell us lie that after death, its judgement which is a typical lie. Do you know that you can have the army of the dead? The army of the dead would fight your s…

Once things are hard, this is what to do

Once things are hard, this is what to do If you are in a hard condition right now, if things are not working well for you, there are things you can do. First check if you have a dead in heaven  What do i mean if you have a dead in heaven, do you l…

The story of Egun

THE STORY OF EGUNGUN According to the myth, EGUNGUN becomes a known deity in two different ways. In the beginning,  Egungun  was among the great divinities (IRUNMOLES) that came directly from the heaven beyond . The history made us aware that there …

EGUNGUN cult chieftancy and ranks

EGUNGUN chieftancy and ranks  ALAPINNI --- The head priest of EGUNGUN cult ALAGBAA--- is the head of the OJE, ---second in command to ALAPINNI ALARAN--- it is the third in command in the hierarchy of EGUNGUN cult .  It is second in comma…

50 Facts about EGUNGUN

50 break-downs on what and what not Egugun is: 1. The word Egúngún has no translation in to another language. 2. Egúngún is not a masquerade. 3. Egúngún is a sacred representation of the Yoruba ancestors. 4. Egúngún worship is dedicated …

Types of EGUNGUN

Types of Egun Egun baba/lya : Souls of our immediate family. Egun ilu... . souls of the founders of a clan/community/town Egun idile ...souls of ones relations/blood lineage Egun eleko : Spirits of friends met in past lives. Egun enia s…

Facts about EGUNGUN

They are present in the family and they guide the living member of the family. 2: Egungun (maternal and paternal) are fed so that will continue to guarantee protection, safety, prosperity, good health and all ire for the living. 3: Egugu…

ANCESTOR WORSHIP (meaning and Importance)

ANCESTOR WORSHIP Ancestor worship is a formalized structure for connecting with the ac�cumulated knowledge, wisdom, and power of our dead blood relatives. Ifa understands that energy—the essence of us all—cannot be created or destroyed. …

Worshipping / feeding your EGUNGUN without Babalawo

Sometimes, Egungun requests for specific feeding materials, and sometimes the propitiator is the one who decides what he is willing to offer.  This depends on the directive he’s being given by Ifa or Egungun. Okay, let’s go to our main r…

Difference between EGUNGUN and IWIN

There is a difference between EGUN and IWIN. EGUN= ancestral family members and those of Lineage of Osha IWIN= ghost or imaginary being in human form, fairy. In the Yoruba Orisa tradition, ancestors are the foundation of all things.  The…

Types of EGUNGUN

Types of Egun Egun baba/lya : Souls of our immediate family. Egun ilu ....souls of the founders of a clan/community/town egun idile ...souls of ones relations/blood lineage Egun eleko : Spirits of friends met in past lives. Egun enia sa…

EGUNGUN prayer for ancestor

EGUNGUN prayer for ancestor  ADURA FUN EGUNGUN Prayer for the Ancestor Ile mo pe o Akisale mo pe o Eti were bu tu ekute ile o Asunmaparada ni tigi aja Awa ome re ni pe o; a aw lati se odun re Ma ke ki ari ija igbona Ma je ki ari ija Ogun…

origin of EGUNGUN

EGUNGUN originated among the OYO YORUBA who have added and adapted the MASKING TRADITIONS, honoring the Ancestors found among the NUPE ITAPA.  The Society is composed of SPIRITUAL SPECIALISTS who oversee the observance of ANCESTRAL DEVOT…

ODU IFA IROSUN (ODU that talks about EGUNGUN)

IROSUN IROSUN is an ODU that calls out for one to pay homage to ones ANCESTORS, EGUNGUNS.  By honoring those who that have gone before us, one maintains a sense of balance and perspective with and within the universe. IROSUN cautions our…

importance of EGUNGUN

It is believed that egun has the Power and Ability to communicate with those who have passed beyond this life.  This communication can simply involve remembering a revised Ancestor and making use of that memory as a Role Model for life d…

Meaning of EGUNGUN

Meaning of EGUNGUN  The EGUNGUN is regarded as the collective Spirits of Ancestors who occupy space in Heaven.  Hence they are called ARA ORUN. (Dwellers of Heaven).  These Ancestral Spirits are believed to on constant watch of survivors…

EGUNGUN

The Supreme Being is no stranger to the YORUBA, or AFRICAN.  God is incomparable as THE CREATOR, having NO EQUAL, and is not represented by an Image.  God is also the absolute agents, delegating authority and functions.  God also allows …

history of EGUNGUN

Their collective functions cut across lineage and family loyalty.   They protect the community against EVIL SPIRITS, EPIDEMICS, FAMININE, WITCH-CRAFT, and EVIL DOERS, ensuring their well-being.  The spirits could be evoked Collectively o…
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