Ifa/Orisha Divinations & Teaching on Destiny, Nov 16 – 20, 2013
Ifa/Orisha refers to the traditional way of life of the Yoruba people of Southwest Nigeria as well as the most widely practiced traditional African religion in the world with well-established lineages in Brazil, Cuba, Venezuela, and increasingly in Europe and the United States. Like many traditional ways of life, Ifa/Orisha ways are rooted in earth-honoring and animist values. Ifa diviners and priests especially focus on living in close alignment with one's personal destiny. This includes regular consultation with Ifa, … [Read More...]
Interfaith Panel on Ancestor Reverence
At our 2012 conference “Celebrating Ancestral Wisdom” representatives of four earth-honoring paths participated in an interfaith panel on the topic of ancestor reverence. Presenters included Awo Ifagbemi (Ifa/Orisha tradition), Hua Anwa (Red Road, Native ways), Chandra Alexandre (Shakta Tantra), and T Thorn Coyle (European Pagan ways). See our Voices of the Earth archive for full-length interviews with Hua Anwa and Chandra Alexandre and the mid-November offerings in the S.F. Bay Area with Baba Ifagbemi. Click here for the full audio recording (mp3) of the interfaith panel.