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Sixteen Great Poems of Ifa  by Wande Abimbola

When Poetry Begins on the Back Stoop

There was a day when trials, pain and that raw hurt would shake you to the core of your very being. Then, you would hear this song playing on the wind, languishing with incense from the apartment building next door on ...

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ifa

Ejila-Asebora (Odu from Erindinlogun with the Oriki).

Ejila is the 12th sign in the Erindinlogun oracle of the olorisa ,it is regarded as one of the hot throws and once it comes out ,the olorisa will have to do a brief ritual The Ase of the odu is ...

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Agùnmáàníyè

Igi Agùnmáàníyè

Agùnmáàníyè ni orúkọ igi yìí, a sì máa ń lo ewée rẹ̀ fi pa kòkòrò bíi ẹ̀fọn, ìdun àti ajẹlójú-ońlé. Pẹ̀lú èyí, a kò nílò oògùn ẹ̀fọn ìgbàlódé tí ó ń ṣe àkóbá fún ìlera ara wa tí à ń ...

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Ilé Ọ̀rìsà!!!

Ilé Ọ̀rìsà!!!

That’s what an admire called the Òyẹ̀kú Méjì suite at the Àkòdì Òrìṣà. She used the Ile Ife dialect, Ilé Ọ̀rìsà. It is different from the Oyo dialect of Ilé Òrìṣà.  But it is absolutely appropriate that it is called ...

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1200 map of yoruba

#KnowYourOwnHistory: The Year 1200 map of the Yoruba cultural area of Nigeria and West Africa”

The Year 1200 map of the Yoruba cultural area of Nigeria and West Africa

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The map of the Yoruba cultural area of Nigeria and West Africa”

#KnowYourOwnHistory: The map of the Yoruba cultural area of Nigeria and West Africa”

‘Most people questioning the originality of Yoruba people who are domiciled outside southwestern Nigeria are ignorant, they can’t differentiate between ethnicity and geographical intercardinal locations. How can anyone doubt the originality of Yorubas in Nigeria while some are even domiciled ...

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Olójòǹgbòdu: The Wife of Death.

Sculpture at the Àkòdì Òrìṣà, Ile Ife, Nigeria

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buhari and osinbajo

Ó DỌWỌ́ ORÍ

Ó DỌWỌ́ ORÍ Gbogbo ọ̀rọ̀ ẹ̀dá dọwọ́ Orí ẹ̀ láyé; Àlámọ̀rí ọmọ ẹ̀dá ènìyàn; Ó kúkú ń bẹ lọ́wọ́ Oríi wọn gbogbo. A díá fún PMB ẹni àyànmọ́. A bù fún PYO ẹni Orí ṣe lóore. Lọ́jọ́ tí wọn ó ...

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Ẹ̀FỌN

Ẹ̀FỌN Oníyánmú ń pa yánmú, oníyànmù ń pa yànmù, Ẹ̀fọn ń se yún-ùn yún-ùn L’étí ọmọ adáríhurun. Ẹ̀fọn kìí sùn bẹ́ẹ̀ni kòní jẹ́ k’ẹ́ni orun ń kùn ó sùn. Ẹ̀fọn ń gbọ́ pà Ẹ̀fọn ń gbọ́ pò Ìjùbàlà lọ́tùn-ún Ìjùbàlà ...

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Awon ti Ifa ba fi ran lo maa fi jise

Yoruba ronu….

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