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    2009 Orisa Workshop Series Seven African Spiritual Powers:  The Major Orisa of the Yoruba Pantheon Thur., February 19,  2009,   7-8:30 pm ($10)   Explore
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      2009 Orisa Workshop Series


      Seven African Spiritual Powers:� The
      Major Orisa of the Yoruba Pantheon


      Thur., February 19,� 2009, �
      7-8:30 pm


      ($10)





      Explore the attributes, nature, environment, offerings and
      description of the seven major Orisa of the Yoruba pantheon.� Learn about the major spiritual forces of the
      Yoruba world in this informative and dynamic workshop.� Accompanied by a multimedia presentation,
      this workshop is aimed at exploring some of the most powerful forces known to
      man.





      In this
      workshop you will learn:





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      Characteristics
      and energetic profile of the Orisa


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      Major
      offerings of the Orisa


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      Historical
      and mythological stories concerning the Orisa


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      Special
      attributes and associations of the Orisa


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      Healing
      power of the Orisa





      Manifesting Abundance through Orisa Worship


      Thurs, February 26, 2009,�� 7-8:30pm


      ($15)





      Are
      you a suffering from the woes of the recession?�
      The Yoruba are a practical people.� For thousands of years, they have
      used the forces of nature to help attract abundance into their lives.� Through the use of herbs, prayer or offerings,
      the blessing of abundance and prosperity was one highly sought after by
      worshippers.� Learn some rituals and
      techniques which engage the Yoruba forces of nature towards manifesting
      abundance in your life.





      In this workshop you will
      learn:





      The nature of
      abundanceOrisa relationship
      to prosperityOrisa rituals to
      attract prosperity and abundanceYoruba herbs used
      for abundance Recipe for herbal
      bath for abundance




      Ori:� The Yoruba Spirit of
      Consciousness


      Sat, March 7,� 2009, � 11-12:30pm


      ($15)





      Ori is a profound concept and force of nature the Yoruba
      people associate with one�s consciousness, head, and destiny. In fact, despite
      the multitude of deities worshipped in the Yoruba pantheon, Ori is considered
      most supportive force in the life of human beings. Learn about the nature of Ori in this thought-provoking
      workshop.�





      In this workshop
      you will learn:





      The nature and mythological history of ori.The connection between ori and destiny.The relationship between ori and ancestors.The physical representations of ori.The representation of Ori in Yoruba cultureConsecration of an Ori Object















      Ibori:� The Yoruba Art of Ori Self
      Empowerment


      Sat, March 7, 2009,� 1-2:30pm


      ($15)





      Ibori is a sacred Yoruba ritual for appeasing one�s
      consciousness.� It is aimed at empowering
      one�s innate creative power for greatness.�
      Attend this practical workshop and learn about techniques and symbolism
      of this powerful ritual.� In this
      workshop you will learn:





      The fundamentals of
      Ori worshipThe various
      offerings for oriGuidelines for
      conducting an Ibori ritualModern research
      supporting Yoruba ideas of OriSong for Ori





      Look out for other upcoming workshops
      including:





      Egungun: Ancestral
      Veneration


      Creating An Ancestral
      Shrine


      Spiritual Anatomy:� The Energetic Structure of the Body in Yoruba
      Tradition


      Spiritual Cleansings 101:� An Overview


      Spiritual Cleansings
      102:� Spiritual Herbal Baths


      Spiritual Cleansings
      103:� Using Incense for Spiritual
      Cleansing


      Spiritual Cleansings
      104:� House Cleansings




      Location for all workshops:


      44 East 32nd Street. (bet. Park and Madison)


      Manhattan




      Directions:


      Take the
      6 train to 33rd Street.� Exit at the 32nd street exit.





      To
      reserve your seat, please email your name and phone number as well as the name
      of the workshop you would like to attend.�






      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.�







      www.ibaorisa.com




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