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Oriki Orisha: Invoking Orisha Through Sacred Praise Names (Few Tickets Left!)

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    Oriki ÒrìÅŸà: Invoking ÒrìÅŸà Through Sacred Praise Names By Baba Taiwo Adesola Sunday, December 12, 2010 11am-1pm In traditional Yoruba religion,
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      Oriki Òrìşà: Invoking Òrìşà Through Sacred

      Praise Names

      By Baba Taiwo Adesola

      Sunday, December 12, 2010

      11am-1pm



      In traditional Yoruba religion, oriki is a genre of literature which is
      used to not only to praise noteworthy people, but
      alsoÒrìşà and other spiritual forces. Oriki are used to
      invoke and illicit the positive response of the Òrìşà.
      Learn some of the traditional Yoruba oriki used to invoke some of the
      major Òrìşà in this lively and engaging workshop. Learn
      the meaning and the correct pronunciation of the oriki to effectively
      worship the Òrìşà.

      In this workshop you will learn:

      · Traditional oriki for Obatala, Eshu, Ifa, Ogun, Oya, and
      Ori

      · 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
      oriki.

      Tuition: $30 in advance/ $35 at the door. To pay online visit:

      http://www.eventsbot.com/events/eb732493021

      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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