Itefa is a ceremony which is experienced by those called upon to service their community via the agency and charge of the title; “Babalawo”. However; a Babalawo Itefa does not make you, any more than 4 years of medical school make you a Doctor. You still need many years of practice supervised by a competent Babalawo who can show you the technology of Ifa.
This is a very important truth, and one you must humble yourself to.
Considering the multitude of issues clients will bring to you, it is no wonder it takes years of study and practice to be a competent Babalawo. Read the rest of this entry