Oriki Orisha: Invoking Orisha Through Sacred Praise Names (Few Tickets Left!)
- Oriki ÒrìÅà: Invoking ÒrìÅà Through Sacred
By Baba Taiwo Adesola
Sunday, December 12, 2010
In traditional Yoruba religion, oriki is a genre of literature which is
used to not only to praise noteworthy people, but
alsoÒrìÅà and other spiritual forces. Oriki are used to
invoke and illicit the positive response of the ÒrìÅà.
Learn some of the traditional Yoruba oriki used to invoke some of the
major ÒrìÅà in this lively and engaging workshop. Learn
the meaning and the correct pronunciation of the oriki to effectively
worship the ÒrìÅà.
In this workshop you will learn:
· Traditional oriki for Obatala, Eshu, Ifa, Ogun, Oya, and
· The translation of each oriki in English.
· The proper pronunciation of each oriki.
· The commentary and contextual background of each oriki.
Included in this workshop will be a study guide which includes all the
oriki with Yoruba and English translation as well as an audio cd of the
Tuition: $30 in advance/ $35 at the door. To pay online visit:
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@...
<mailto:olosayin@...> . Please included the workshop name is
the email subject line.
About the Presenter
Baba Adesola Taiwo Alawode is a Yoruba Babalawo and priest of Oya, and
Egungun. He was born in the city of Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria. He
was taught Ifa under the tutelage of his father Baba Adesola Oyadokun,
the Asawo of Igboholand. Although based in Nigeria, Baba Taiwo travels
back and forth to American from Nigerian serving the community doing Ifa
divinations and other spiritu
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