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Do You Need a Babalawo or an Olorisha? :

Ifa Divination

Consider any other professional services discipline in your community, they coexist, and have a symbiotic relation. A Babalawo and an Olorisha can well serve the same community by focusing on their respective areas of expertise.

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Oloye Awodele Ifayemi poses an important question for Orisha adherents who, in the diaspora, have so many options for receiving divination that it is difficult to choose which would suit their individual situation.

THE SACRED NUT: KOLA NUT | MediAfritiQ

THE SACRED NUT: KOLA NUT | MediAfritiQ.

Something that doesn’t get nearly enough attention in the diaspora is the sacredness of the kola nut.  For some reason, though use of kola is normal in Africa, it is seldom given but a scant mention, if any, in most western books about African or derived belief and magical systems.  This needs to be rectified.