Orin Orisha: Traditional Yoruba Orisha Songs Workshop
By Sangobukunmi Fasheye Odushola
Sunday, November 14, 2010
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, Sango, and Ori
· 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 advanced/ $30 at the door. To pay online visit:
> : 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 under Baba Fakayode Faniyi,
the Agbongbon of Osogbo. As a lifetime student of African
spirituality, divination, and healing, Sangobukunmi conducts workshops
sharing some of the knowledge he has acquired on his journey.
He is also a certified Holistic Health Counselor, 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. He is
also a member of Siura Wellness, a collective of holistic health
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