Letters From Nigeria - Reflections of an Ifa Initiate
Deidre Prescod was initiated into the Ifa Tradition and journeyed to Nigeria in order to secure authentic information. This book is the author’s reflection of her experiences while researching the spiritual and cultural tradition during her four years living among the Yoruba people of Nigeria in West Africa. It is also a guideline to Ifa devotees and practitioners. The information in this book is from primary sources, gathered from her travels throughout Yoruba land. It is her interpretation of the information that may seem radical.
Osun Across The Waters : A Yoruba Goddess In Africa And The Americas
JOSEPH M. MURPHY AND MEI-MEI SANFORD
Òsun is a brilliant deity whose imagery and worldwide devotion demand broad and deep scholarly reflection. Òsun presents a dynamic example of the resilience and renewed importance of traditional Yoruba images in negotiating spiritual experience, social identity, and political power in contemporary Africa and the African diaspora.
Osun Seegesi: The Elegant Deity of Wealth, Power and Feminity
DIEDRE L. BADEJO
What does our sophisticated, technically advanced society have to learn from a venerable African goddess? The answers the author found as she immersed herself in the ritual orature, sacred songs, and festival drama of the Yoruba goddess, Osun Seegesi, at the diety's principal shrine in the city of Osogbo, Nigeria, are shared with the world in this detailed documentary/analysis.