Esu directs traffic along the Road of Life from his abode at the Crossroads of Fortune. If you’re faced with an important choice or a powerful opportunity, Esu can offer advice to help swing things your way.
There are an infinite number of Orisa operating in the universe. Each has its own specific function and its own myriad aspects, as well as its own unique name. Much can be learned from honoring this connection and paying attention to the way Orisa work in the universe.
The orisha Oshun, is the energy that gives birth to The Power of Attraction.
It is Orisha Oya who gives us our passport to life [breath] at birth, and requires its return at death. Oya is therefore, the watcher of the doorway between life and death. She is not death but the awareness of its existence.
Mo juba awo Oshun. Iwo ni Orisha Obinrin Odo. Iwo ni Oluwa Awo Ilaju. Iwo ni Oluwa Awo Ife. Iwo ni Orisha Julo Ewa. Iwo ni Oluwa Awo Oyin. Iwo ni Oluwa Awo Eya Abo Ati Ako, ati Ibare. I humble myself before the mysteries of Oshun. You are the Goddess of the River. You…
Mo juba awo Yemoja. Iwo ni Ayaba Iya. Iwo ni Iya Orisha. Iwo ni Inu Iye Odidi. Iwo ni Ifihan Ti Abo Ase. Iwo ni Inu Aiye. Iwo ni Orisha Obinrin Okun Nla ati Odo. Iwo ni Oluwa Awo Ti Abo Ipilese. I humble myself before the mystery of Yemoja. You are the Queen of…
Obatala is the Spirit of the Chief of the White Cloth in the West African religious tradition called “Ifa”. The word Obatala is the name given to describe a complex convergence of Spiritual Forces that are key elements in the Ifa concept of consciousness.