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Orisa Workshops in NYC! This Weekend!

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    Introduction to Traditional Yoruba Religion By Sangobukunmi Fasheye Odushola Saturday, June 18, 2011 11-1pm   Interested in learning about the Yoruba Religion
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 14, 2011

      Introduction to Traditional Yoruba Religion

      By Sangobukunmi Fasheye Odushola

      Saturday, June 18, 2011

      11-1pm

       

      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 and Belief Systems
      • Yoruba Beliefs on the Afterlife and Destiny
      • Orisa: Sango, Oshun, Obatala, Oya, Osanyin, Eshu, Yemoja etc.
      • Paths in the Orisa Religion: What are paths one can take in the Yoruba Religion?
      • Divination: What are the different types of divination systems.
      • Orisa Denominations: What are the different types of Orisa denominations?
      • Steps to Becoming an Orisa Worshipper

       

      The cost for this workshop will be $15 in advance and $20 at the door and will include handouts to be given to each attendee.

      Tuition:  $15 in advanced/ $20 at the door.  To pay online visit:

      http://www.eventsbot.com/events/eb782984507

      Location:  422 Grand Avenue, Bklyn NY (bet. Gates and Putnam)

       Directions:  Take C train to Clinton & Washington train stop.  Walk 3 blocks to Grand Ave.  Make a right and walk down Grand Ave.

      To secure your seat please RSVP by emailing us with the name, contact number and email address for each attendee to  olosayin@....    Seats are not guaranteed without RSVP.  Please included the workshop name is the email subject line.

       

      Orin Orisha:  Traditional Yoruba Orisha Songs Workshop

      By Sangobukunmi Fasheye Odushola (Jamel Cherry)

      Saturday, June 18, 2011

      2-3:30pm

       

      In traditional Yoruba religion, singing is one of the main ways in which the Orisa and other spiritual forces  are honored, invoked, and remembered.   Learn some of the traditional Yoruba songs used to worship some of the major Orisa in this lively and engaging workshop.   Learn the meaning and the correct  pronunciation of the songs to effectively worship the Orisa. 

      In this workshop you will learn:

      ·         Traditional Yoruba songs for Obatala, Eshu, Oshun, Yemoja,  Ogun and Sango.

      ·         The translation of each song in English.

      ·         The proper pronunciation of each song.

      ·         The circumstances in which we sing to Orisa.

      Included in this workshop will be a guide which includes all the songs as well as an audio cd of the songs.

      Tuition:  $25 in advance/ $30 at the door.  To pay online visit:

      http://www.eventsbot.com/events/eb322984377

      Location:  422 Grand Avenue, Bklyn NY (bet. Gates and Putnam)

       Directions:  Take C train to Clinton & Washington train stop.  Walk 3 blocks to Grand Ave.  Make a right and walk down Grand Ave.

      To secure your seat please RSVP by emailing us with the name, contact number and email address for each attendee to  olosayin@....    Please included the workshop name is the email subject line.

      About the Presenter:

      Sangobukunmi Fasheye Odushola also know as Jamel Cherry is a traditional Yoruba priest of Shango and Ifa.   He was initiated in Yorubaland into the Sango priesthood by the Elegun of Sango, Baba Sangodele Ibuowo.   He was also initiated as an Ifa priest by Baba Fakayode Faniyi and the Idin Ileke Ifa Temple .  He is currently studying Ifa under Baba Ifakayode Faniyi, the Agbongbon of Osogbo.  As a lifetime student and documentarian of African spirituality, divination, and healing, Sangobukunmi conducts workshops sharing some of the knowledge he has acquired on his journey.    He also leads the Ile Ori L'agba spiritual community.

      He is also a certified Holistic Health Coach, Spiritual Life Coach, and third-degree Reiki Master.  He studied African holistic health and traditional African medicine with various healers and received his certification as an African healer in African Science and Healing by Dr. Kofi Asare, noted Ghanian healer and herbalist.  He also completed an Indigenious African Spiritual Technology apprenticeship under the direction of Malidoma Some, African Shaman and Phd scholar.   He studied holistic health and nutrition while receiving his certification as a 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 for Drugless Practitioners. 
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