Orisha

Isese Spirituality Workbook: The Ancestral Wisdom of the Ifa Orisa Tradition

Ayele Kumari

Ifa Orisa Spirituality is an ancestral wisdom tradition steeped in nature and West African history . Isese (Ee Shay Shay) refers to tradition in Ifa spirituality. The Isese Workbook offers a wealth of information, personal rituals, and exercises that can be done right now to begin to tap this expansive spiritual system whether or not a mentor has been found. It will also offer new practicial tools for those who are already devotees of the tradition to deepen their understanding.

Letters From Nigeria - Reflections of an Ifa Initiate

Deidre Prescod

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.