Introduction to Yoruba Religion Workshop
Thursday, January 29, 2008
Interested in learning about the Yoruba Religion but don't know where to start? Attend this informative workshop covering such topics such as:
* Fundamentals of Yoruba Religion: Basic Tenents
* Orisa: Sango, Oshun, Obatala, Oya, Osanyin, Eshu, Yemoja etc.
*Paths in the Orisa Religion: What are paths one can take in the Yoruba
* Divination: What are the different types of divination systems.
*Orisa Denominations: What are the different types of Orisa
* Steps to Becoming an Orisa Worshipper
* Healing Aspect of Orisa Worship
The cost for this workshop will be $10 and will include handouts to be given to each attendee.
44 East 32nd Street. (bet. Park and Madison)
Take the 6 train to 33rd Street . Exit at the 32nd street exit.
To reserve your spot email your name, phone number, and number of tickets to olosayin@...
. Include email addressess and phone numbers for each attendee.
About the Presenter
Sangobukunmi (also known as Jamel Cherry ) is a traditional Yoruba priest of Shango, initiated in Nigeria by Sangodele Ibuowo , the Elegun Sango of Koso, Oyo State , Nigeria . He is also certified Holistic Health Consultant, herbalist, third-degree reiki master, numerologist and African diviner in the Yoruba and Dagara divination systems. He has done and continues to do extensive studies on African spirituality, divination, and traditional healing in Nigeria and America with various elders.
He studied traditional African medicine with African healers including Dr. Llaila Afrika, Baba Ifabukunmi O. Adewale and distinguished African ethnobotanist and traditional African healer, Dr. Kweku Andoh. He also received his certification as an African healer in African Science and Healing by Dr. Kofi Asare, noted Ghanian healer and herbalist. He also completed a two year Indigenious African Spiritual Technology apprenticeship under the direction of Dagara shaman and Ph.d scholar, Malidoma Some. He studied holistic health and nutrition while receiving his certification as holistic health counselor at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the largest nutrition school in the world. He is a registered lifetime member of the American Association for Drugless Practitioners.
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