Friday, 1 July 2011

EGUNGUN: He is the one representing the spirit of dead ones, as any one dies automatically becomes Egungun, and you make the feasting to Egungun toremember dead ones in Orun. The things used to propitiate the feastingare: moinmoin, beans cake (Akara), cold pap (Eko tutu), Obi (Kolanuts),Akuko Adie (Roosters), Oruko (he-goat), Amala (yam/cassava meal). TheIcon representing Egungun are: Opaku, Isan eegun, Eku Eegun, etc. The colour is majorly RED.

OBATALA/ORISA-NLA: He is the leader of all Orisas in the wrold, He gives the destiny toall newly moulded creatures by Ajala Alamo. These are the materials used to feast Obatala: Obi (kolanut), Igbin (snails), melon soup(Egusi). All foods should not have salt in them. Ota Obatala is thepart of the Icons. The color is majorly WHITE and the name of the bead is called Sesefun.

ORI APERE: This the Orisa in charge of everyone destiny, changes bad destiny togood one, and resist bad to happen to someone. For feasting, Obi (Kolanut), agbon (coconut), eiye etu (guinea fowl), Eja aaro (catfish), oti (gin), melon soup (Obe Egusi). The icon made of cowries shells is called ILE-ORI, with its inner one called Ibori. This is not physical head, but inner-most destiny of everyone.

ORUNMILA/IFA: He is the Orisa that witnesses everyone destiny, as He can tell what todo to make good things in life especially through Itefa (IfaInitiation), also He is a chief consultant of all other Orisas. Tofeast are: Obi (kolanut), Eja (cat fish), Eku (rat), Ewure (she goat),Abodie (hen), yam/cassava flour (Amala), Ewedu soup. The Icons areOpele (Ifa chain), Ikin Ifa (ifa sacred nuts), major clours are GREEN$BROWN conmbined, called IDE-IFA.

SANGO: Sango was one of the Irunmole that Olodumare Firstly sent to the World, Sango was a warrior, very agile, brave, truthful and aggressive person, He didnot like any coward behaviours like cheating, stealing,greed,selfishness etc. Sango loved to wear clothes Yeri designed with cowries shells, which showed that he was rich. One of the Sango’s powersis Edun Ara(Thunder Stone), he used the stone to judge any one with bad behaviours. Sango divinity is quite different from Sango Alaafin who was the king of Old Oyo Empire.

Sango is a diety who requires bending down to propitiate,(not kneeling down), These are the items to feast Sango: Ram, he-goat,rooster, rat, fish, toad, bitter kola etc. Sango favourite foods are Amala (food madeof yam or cassava flour), Gbegiri soup(soup made of beans), orunla(soup made of dried okro), Ilasa ( made of okro leaves). Icons are: Ose Sango, Edun ara. The colour is majorly RED.

OGUN LAKAYE: He is the one that has to do with iron and protection against war,accident or any unfaithful occurences, also incharge of hunting. He islike Sango who does not take cheating or lies, and He was the one tha tfound the path/road for all Other Orisas to this world. The foods for Ogun are: Agbo (Ram), Obuko (He-Goat), Akuko Adie (roosters), Epo pupa(palm oil), Emu (palm wine), Ewa yiyan (fried beans),Obi (kolanut), Aja(Dog). The icon is: consecrated iron, the colour is majorly RED.

OBALUAYE/SANPONA: Oniwowo Ado is the Orisa who is in charge of diseases like measles andchiken pox, He fights with these while He also removes them from anyonethat has it. Brooms should not be used near Obaluaye shrine, he is a husband of Nana-Bukuu. His colour is camwood colour.Foods to propitiate Obaluaye are: Egbo (corn porridge), Emu (palmwine), Igbin (snails), Ekuru (beans cake), Obuko (he-goat), Iyan (pounded yam).

OSUN: She is the one incharge of kid rearing and survival, good marriage,giving good health and wealth to both olds and youngs, she is agile andbrave like other male Orisas. The major colour is Navy blueand white, Stones (Ota Osun), Brass (Ide Osun) are Her Icons. The foodfor Osun Feasting are: Ewa sise (cooked beans), Abodie (hen), Adun(corn powder cake), Ireke (Sugarcane), Efo Yanrin (Yanrin vegetable).

OYA ORIRI: She is the Orisa who is in-charge of the WIND or FLOOD, She is appeased to have peaceful breeze, or rain, also appeased for any natural disaster outbreak. The Icon are, Edun Oya (Oya stone), Bull horn etc. She is the wife of Sango

YEMOJA: Mother of Sango as it is believed, She is a powerful Orisa who is alsoincharge of any life tribulations, Yemoja gives long life and disasterfree life to the people.. Her favourite foods are: Geese/Duck (Pepeye),Beans (Ewa), Guinea fowl (Eye Etu), Corn (Agbado). Her major colour is Yanrin Yemoja (sandy colour).

ORISA-OKO: He isthe Orisa in charge of Agriculture, He gives good harvest in anyonejobs or works of life. It doesnot only mean agricultural harvest alonebut spiritual harvest, so that at the end of any business one has goodaccount and big profit back home. Foods are: Iyan (pounded yam), Obe egusi (melon soup), Oti (gin) etc.

ORISA ODU: Oduwas the wife of Orunmila and She is the one that gives total perfectionto what one needs and makes one overcome the conflicts of Awon Iyami(The Witches). Even though women can do Itefa, it still remains taboo for women or non-initiates to see Orisa Odu. The worship and Icons of Orisa Odu remains inner most secret in Ifa/Orisa Traditional religion. Foods to feast are: Eyele (Pigeon), Abodie (hen), Igbin (Snails), Obi (Kolanut).

EGBE ORUN: This is the Orisa of Astral Mates, They reveal the dos of ones' mate in ORUN (heaven), They assist in troubles settlements, assures good progress and resist untimely death and diseases. All Edible foods are used to feast Egbe. There are several types of Egbe based on where they live or stay.

AWON IYAMI (THE WITCHES): They are the ones Olodumare give the total control of this world, they assist, help, punish, rescucitate etc, anyone depends on how you feast them to get their Assistance. Foods; Okete (Big rats), Obi Abata (Big kolanut), Ifun eran (goat intestines), Epo pupa (Palm oil), Eko tutu (Cold pap)etc.

ESU ODARA: He is the Orisa that serves as police among all Orisas, He gets the foods for other Orisas, and He is in between all Orisas, He assist, punish anyone that does against His wishes. Foods are: Oruko (He-goat), Akuko (Roosters), Epo Pupa (Palm oil), Obi (Kolanuts), Oti (Gin). The colour is BLACK.

OGBONI: This is the Orisa in charge of mother earth (Iya Aye), and the worhip of Edan which is the main Icon of Ogboni, started like a society but more or less religious part today. Ogboni assists to get good favours from people, and to have peace of mind in ones life. The Icon are Edan and Eta Ogboni. Foods are: Obi (kolanuts), orogbo (bitter-kola), Oti (gin), Atare (Alligator pepper) etc.. He is the Orisa that punish betrayal or enemies.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

orisa market

This is a place to buy or sell your herbal and medicinal materials. Some of the materials in stock are written below for your request.

OBI Gbanja or Abata (2 or more lobbes)

Orogbo (bitter kola)

Atare (alligator) pepper)

Iyere Osun (Ifa powder)


Efun (white chalk)

Osun (camwood)

Eku (Rat)

Eja (fish)

Okete (big rat)

Iroke Ifa (Ifa tapper)

Opele Ifa (Ifa divination chain)

Ide Ifa (Ifa beads)

Opon-Ifa (Ifa tray)

Ikin Ifa (Ifa sacred nuts)

Ada Oosa (Orisa matchete)

Agogo Aja (tapper gong)

Irukere (horse tail)

Ishipele (Practice Opele)

Ewe Iwefa (leaves for bathing Ifa)

Ewe Omi Ero (Leaves for Omi Ero)

Apo Opele (Opele Bag)

Apo Abira (Babalawo traveling bag)

Opaku (Egungun Staff)

Isan Egungun (Egungun sacred sticks)

Yangi Esu (Esu sacred stone)

Edun Ara (Thunder stone)

Edun Oya (Oya Stone)

Eyin Erin (Elephant teeth)

Owo Eyo (cowries shells)

Ile Ori (Orisa Ori Icon)

Ose Sango (Sango Staff)

Ado (Gourd)

Ato (long gourd)


Ose Dudu (Black soap)

Aje Olokun (Aje Olokun shells)

Edan Ogboni (Ogboni Icon)


Eiye (all kinds of birds)

Iye Eiye (All sorts of birds feathers)

Oruka Ibile (native rings)

Ejo (Snakes)

Ori Ejo (Snakes head)

Oori (Shea butter)

Ileke Orisa (Orisas beads)

Awo Ekun (Tiger leather)

Wednesday, 18 May 2011


opon ifa

ile ori

ile ori




opele ifa

esu awure

esu awure


All Imole and Orisa believed to be messenger of Olodumare has been researched on, and any intrested devotee is free to ask or seek for knowledge from this Home. Some of these Orisa include: sango,

Orunmila,Obatala, Orunmila, Ogun, Esu, Oko, Aganju, Egbe, Oya, Erinle, Edan, Egungun, ,Osun, Aje, Ori, Sanponna, Osanyin, Obalufon, Oduduwa, Bayaanni, Yemoo, Bukuu, Oro, Osoosi, Ija, Kori, Oke, Oranfe/Sango,Yemoja,Egbe, Oko, Odu, Oba, Orun (heaven) etc


Ikin (16+2) = $12
Ikin with 6 eyes (oduso) = $6 per 1

Igba Obatala (beaded Obatala calabash): $170
Igba Aje (beaded Aje calabash): $250

Opon (Ifa trays):
-Large size = $60
-Medium size = $25
-Small size = $15

IYEROSUN (original Ifa powder),
A small bottle = $25
A big bottle =$50

Ajere (Ifa bowl):
-the one that stays on a statue = $80
-the ordinary bowl = $20

-Carved wooden one = $12
-beaded one =$20
-beaded one with the name of the owner =$25

-one made of chain =$12
-one made of beads =$15
Opele made of brass = $30

OPA OSUN (Osun Staff) = $115

OPA IFA (Ifa Staff)
Wooden one = $48
Beaded one = $96

-without beads =$6
-beaded one =$16

For neck;
big size =$24
big size with ikin = $26.50
small size =$12
small size with ikin =$14.50

For Hand;
big size =$2.50
big size with ikin = $4
small size =$1.50
small size with ikin =$3

Ada Orisa =$25
AAja Orisa = $10

Efun (2 small pieces) = $1
(1 big piece) = $1

Osun (2 small pieces) =$1

Orogbo (2 pieces) =$1

Obi with 4 lobes (4 small pieces) =$3
Obi with 4 lobes (4 big pieces) =$6
Obi with six lobes (1 piece) $1

Atare (2 small pieces) =$1
Atare (2 big pieces) =$2

Eku (special rat for Ifa) =$2.50

Eja (special fish for Ifa) =$2

Agogo Ifa (metal Ifa gong) =$25

Osun cowries (16 consecrated) =$35
Sango cowries (16 consecrated) =$35
Esu cowries (16 consecrated) =$40
Obatala cowries (16 consecrated) =$35

Ordinary cowry =$1 per 1

-brass - (4 pieces) =$1
-metal - (4 pieces) =$1
-copper- (4 pieces) =$1

Ose Sango (Sango axe) =$30
Odo Sango (Sango mortar) =$95
Edun Aara (Sango stone) =$50

Ota Osun (Osun stone);
-small one =$1 per 1
-big one = $2 per 1
Ide owo (hand brass) = $10
Aaja ide (brass rattle) = $20

Ere Esu (Esu statue) =$42
Ogo Esu (Esu staff) =$27
Esu awure (fortune drawing Esu) =$310
Esu Ebo (sacrifice receiving Esu) =$350
Esu Asetaa (enemy conquering Esu) =$300

Isan Egungun (Consecrated Egungun Staff) = 300 USD
Eku Egungun(Egungun mantle or costume)
One with image on the head = 1,800 USD
One without image on the head = 1,500 USD

Iye Igun =$2 per 1
Iye Akala =$2 per 1
Iye Agbe =$2 per 1
Iye Aluko =$2 per 1
Iye Odidere =$2.50 per 1

The price is according to its availability at that
particular time.

The price for each product does not include freight

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about the temple

This HOME is founded to enlighten and train people on the Messengers of OLODUMARE known as Orisa/Imole in African Traditional Religion (ATR) known as Ifa/Orisa Religion, which Oduduwa tradition in Africa gave birth to with the scripture known as IFA. The Religion originated from Oduduwa land in Africa and spread throughout the World. According to Ifa, the Messengers (Orisa/Imole) of OLODUMARE are six hundred and one (601) in number. They include: Obatala, Orunmila, Ogun, Esu, Oko,, Egbe, Oya, Erinle, Edan, Egungun, Osun, Osun, Aje, Ori, Sanponna, Osanyin, Obalufon, Oduduwa, Bayan-anni, Yemoo, Bukuu, Oro, Osoosi, Ija, Kori, Oke, Oranfe/Sango,
Yemoja,Egbe, Oko, Odu, Oba.


Alaafin, ekun bu, a sa
Alaafin, (the king of Oyo) snarls like a leopard and the people run away

Eleyinju ogunna
One whose eyeballs glow like charcoal

Olukoso lalu
Olukoso, the famous one of the city

A ri igba ota, segun
One who uses hundreds of cartridges to win victory in war

Eyi ti o fi alapa segun ota re
One who used pieces of broken walls to defeat his enemies

Kabiyesi o
We honor you

ijuba orisa

odi mejeji loto oluwa re joko
adifafun ologun inu igbo
owu ruru ja na gbamu enu ibon
nibon fi segun

Iba O
Homage to Olodumare
Olodumare Oba ajiki
Olodumare, Divine Ruler who must be reverently praised every morning (unmovable, unchanging)
Edumare Oba a ji ge
Edumare (Orunmila), the most respected with adoration,
Ogege Oba tiin gbele aye gun
The pivot of life equilibrium
Ogbagba nla Oba tolode-Orun
The grand commander of the cosmic zone

Iba O
Homage to
Ati yo ojo
The rising of the Sun
Ati wo oorun
The setting of the Sun
Iba kutukutu awo owuro
Kutukutu, the priest of the early Dawn
Ganrin Ganrin Awo osan gangan
Ganrin Ganrin , priest of the Noon
Winrin winrin Awo Oru
Winrin winrin, priest of the Night
Ati okuku-su-wii, Awo Oganjo
Okuku-su-wi, priest of the mid-night

Iba Sango, Oluorojo, bambi-arigba ota segun
Homage to Sango, Oluorojo, Bambi, the Orisa of Thunder with many thunderbolts
Iba Haawa, Iba Gambe-Olu,
Homage to Haawo and Gambe-Olu wives of Sango
Iba Oya Oriri, Obinrin gbongbonran tii n yoko re loko ebu
Homage to Oya Oriri, the powerful woman that recused her husband from ridicules,
Iba Oke ganga, Oke ganga
Homage to Oke ganga, Oke ganga
Iba Aganju
Homage to Orisa Aganju
Iba Mojelewu
Homage to Orisa Mojelewu
Iba Okeere
Homage to Orisa Okeere
Iba Yemoja, Iba odo Ogun
Homage to Orisa Yemoja and river Ogun
Iba Osaara, Iba Toorosi
Homage to Osaara and Toorosi, Sango's Godmothers
Iba Iyalode lode oro
Homage to Iyalode, the custodian of Oro (Oro town)
Iba Moremi lode Ofa
Homage to Moremi custodian of Ofa (Ofa town)
Iba Oba
Homage to Orisa Oba the faithful and committed wife of Sango,
Iba O, Obatala, Oba taasa
Homage to Obatala King of Orisa Oba Taasa