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ASE Short Film/Television Series Concept Trailer [African Historical Fantasy Genre] - YouTube

ASE Short Film/Television Series Concept Trailer [African Historical Fantasy Genre] -


"Fox News" Spam Follows Email Provider Compromise

If you didn't subscribe to Fox News, mark this as SPAM now! Just yesterday, I posted about GOP canvassers changing people in the Cuban community's party in their voter registrations without their consent. Today, people who did not sign up for Fox


2ND DEFEND BLACK WOMEN MARCH

Throughout time, space, and place in Africa and in the African Diaspora,BLACK FEMINISMS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN CENTRAL AND KEY TO OUR POLITICAL STRUGGLES FOR LIBERATION.We can point to countless examples in the Black radical tradition of how Black women


Addressing Rashad Jamal's Orisha shenanigans - YouTube

King Brujo goes in on the disinformation Rashad Jamal was spreading. Rashad and others trying to mix the Orishas with Theosophy are finding themselves abandoned by the disinformation


Adze: the Shapeshifting Firefly from West Africa | Monstrum - YouTube

Storied's Monstrum by PBS explains Adze in a way that people outside of west African cultures can understand it. It is an overview of some of the folklore and explains how it was affected


AFFRONTING THE SPIRITS | Hounnon Houedossi Ahouegnon - Facebook

Actual connection to the spiritual realm, through initiation or with the help of the African priesthood, becomes a double edged sword. As you gain a more direct connection into the spirits they in turn gain a more direct connection into you. Thus,


African Traditional Religion

African Traditional Religion. A great site on African Traditional Religion from many places in the


Africans Are Even Being Prevented From Boarding Trains in Ukraine

The official visuals of Ukrainians blocking Africans from getting on trains. #AfricansinUkraine pic.twitter.com/hJYpM3LY0A — Damilare / ViF (@Damilare_arah) February 26, 2022 This doesn't look like right wing extremism was not a big


Africans Are Taking Surfing Back

We sat down with Ethiopia-American director David Mesfin to discuss the importance of knowing where you come from, and his upcoming surf doc 'Wade In The Water'For so long, Black and African communities have been made to believe that the water was


Africans Fleeing Ukraine Held at Gunpoint at Polish Border Despite Agreements Between African Nations and Poland

Watch how they are threatening to shoot us! We are currently at the Ukraine -Poland border. Their Police and Army refused to let Africans cross they only allow Ukrainian. Some have slept here for 2 days under this scorching cold weather, while many


Akintunde Sangosakin Ajala New Year in New York : Facebook LIVE

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Akosejaye [An exclusive talk]; The reason many marriage don't last... - YouTube

A discussion of Akosejaye and its importance in planning one's life, especially when making important decisions in career and


Ancestor Bottles by GoddessMother OfOrisha SupaQueen (@waterwitchcreations) • Instagram


Arden’s HOT Foot Powder

 Want to make someone go far, far away?  Try this. Arden’s HOT Foot Recipe Arden’s HOT Foot Powder waiting in the Shango bowl. You will need: dirt and ants collected from an ant hill a handful of black peppercorns a …


Are blacks abandoning Christianity for African faiths? | theGrio

The Yoruba tradition has gained in popularity among blacks exploring African spirituality because of its accessibility in America. The Yoruba ethnic group is one of the largest three in Nigeria and those who have immigrated to the United States,


Authentic Kyphi Incense

Link to this page at: http://soulmindbody.net/store/rACTk Product: Kyphi 10 Grams Price: Our ile’s most adept child of Oshun, Arden Keren, has made a batch of authentic Kyphi incense according to the original temple recipe.  It


Àyàn Àgalú Festival 2022 - YouTube

Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi set to celebrate the first edition of Ayan Agalu festival in Ile-Ife. The voyage of Yorùbá drumming precedes the intrusion of synthetic foreign


B.S.A. Balm

The B.S.A. stands for “broad spectrum antibacterial”.  This is a simple balm that should kill most bacteria on the skin and prevent infection of minor wounds.  It’s basically “home made neosporin” just that it


B.S.A. Balm: Homemade Antibacterial Ointment

The B.S.A. stands for “broad spectrum antibacterial”.  This is a simple homemade antibacterial ointment or balm that should kill most bacteria on the skin and prevent infection of minor wounds.  It’s basically “home


Babalójè Òjéníyì Ifáyemí Wishes All a Happy New Year | Facebook

·Happy New Year 10,064 to all Yoru?bá Race in the whole World.Yoru?bá New Year is 3rd of June and first Saturday of June is IFÁ festival in Ìf??.The Yorùbá New Year starts with IFÁ festival and hear messages from Ifá to know how the new year will


Bambaataa’s Pederasty Exposes Conscious Community’s Homophobia. - The Khalil Amani Reader

Homosexuality is not the scourge of the black community! Homosexuality is not what has the black community all fucked up! Homosexuality is not what ails the black community! Playing the homosexuality card is just “false flagging.” Talking that


Banishing and Offerings, February 2015

This week, we had some heavy work to do. It was epic.  One day we had some banishing, and the next, some more positive offerings. The weather was very exciting, but we managed to do what we needed to do.  So in the end, it was wonderful and worth


Bend Over Oil Recipe

Some situations demand that you dominate a person.  Here is an old standard recipe that will suit most situations.  Mind you, this is not a “zombie” oil that will turn off their mind and make them your slave.  It will


Bird’s Nest Magick

Birds’ nests are considered sacred in many cultures.  Among some in the African diaspora in north America, they generally represent family, prosperity, and the Orishas watching us or watching over us.  It is considered very bad luck


Boss Fix Spells | Zindoki.com

Boss fix spells are to protect you from those who have some worldly advantage over you. They can be used to create harmony between you and your boss, or to get rid of a really bad boss who is making … Continue reading


Brief Descriptions of Various Orisha

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


Burying a Knife For Home Protection

In western and central Africa, fetishes and other ceremonial artifacts are often planted in the ground for protection, blessings, or other purposes.  This carried over into the diaspora and blended with other regional and revealed


Cartoon: Voodoo Doll Mixup

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Ceremony in Honor Of the Ancestors, October 2014

On the night of October 30, 2014, Ile Baalat Teva hosted the annual Feast of the Ancestors.  It was a beautiful and powerful gathering of ile members and others from the Pagan (and Gnostic) community.  Each brought delicacies, mementos, and other


Changing the Blood and Getting Rid of Old Personal Effects

Wherever we go, we leave behind parts of ourselves.  Some of these parts can be used by others to influence us magically or through the Collective Consciousness/Unconscious, depending on which you believe.  Also, if we do this sort of


China Rain Oil Recipe (for Bringing New Love and New Stuff in General)

The original China Rain oil designed by the Terra Nova company brought “rainy” scents into popularity.  There were many copies, but one stream stood out.  These were the versions made by African spiritual scentologists with


Christianity, Judaism & Islam - Prof. James Smalls - YouTube

Christianity, Judaism & Islam - Prof. James Smalls -


Cleansing the Seed

Changing the blood will permanently and fully detach you from personal effects you have left behind anywhere.  Sometimes though, you don’t quite need all that.  In the case that you have otherwise been very careful, but all of the


Cleansing With Incense (@revodution_voodoo_education) • Instagram


Come To Me Oil and Incense Recipe

Come To Me condition oil is an old formula used to motivate someone to come to the wearer.  It can be used to draw a specific person, or to draw someone from the Universe so to speak.  In the latter case, it is very useful in cultures


Connecting the Manosphere - YouTube

In this video F.D continues examining the modern online manosphere by looking at several figures that shape what the manosphere is and what it is capable of. In this video F.D argues that


Curzo de Danza Africana de Togo en Mexico en Agosto

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December 1, 2012 Spell Breaking

We had some serious work to do this


Dedication to Eshu Elegbara

Eshu Elegbara who stands between the realms, your children are calling you.  We thank you for allowing us to reach this moment alive and well.  Please make the way clear for us or show us the right way to go. May this site honor you and all of


Dema Agamalete Gabligodo - Posts | Facebook

Dema is an effort to educate the world about African spirituality, specifically Togolese Vodun. In the diaspora, the Yoruba and derived systems tend to take center stage, and most people don't know the variety that exists in west Africa. So if


Do You Need a Babalawo or an Olorisha? :

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. Read more at Do


Dogon Divination

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Egyptian Musk Oil Recipe

Egyptian Musk is a very popular scent, but recipes vary.  The sort that I prefer is the 80′s version that was light, sweet, and simple.  It was great worn alone, but also helped to soften other spicier scents, making them less


EOTO | Fördern & Spenden | Help Africans Escaping Ukraine

This organization is confirmed by Nze as actually getting the necessary money and help to the African people fleeing Ukraine.  Visit their Instagram page. Ihre Spende für Each One Teach One (EOTO) e.V. Source: EOTO | Fördern &


Eshu Coffee : French Press Method – Auset Net

The usual disclaimers come with this one. Everyone has their own Eshu, and each has his own specific demands. Some Eshu are even female as Ayizan, and for some Ayizan is his wife or twin. Customs and individual needs vary. So please feel free to


Eshu Incense Recipe

 When you're getting started with Vodun or related systems, one of the things you'll probably use the most is Eshu incense.  Since he is the Master of the Gateway to the Spirit realm, all prayers, rituals, and ceremonies should begin with


Eshu Oil Recipe and Variations

Eshu oil is one of those simple, basic recipes that every witch delving into west African spirituality and magick must have in their toolkit.  It is relatively easy to make with a little patience.  A standard recipe often used in the


Ethnopharmacology of single herbal preparations of medicinal plants in Asendabo district, Jimma, Ethiopia

Medicinal plants have been used to prevent and treat various health problems. Several African and Asian nations are now encouraging traditional medicines as an internal component of their public healthcare programmes. Indigenous medicines are


Europeans Accusing Africans of “Cultural Appropriation” of African Faiths

There seems to be a sad but comical trend lately, of “initiated” Europeans accusing Africans of cultural appropriation for practicing spirituality that we grew up with, and is our ancestral birthright. Though I have in the past responded to this …


Fertility Herbs, Charms, and Spells Part 3: Example Fertility Working

Fertility Ceremony and Charm to Help Someone Get Pregnant You will need… To open the gate: Eshu incense Oshun incense For the wash: the contents of one vanilla bean 1 cup crushed cilantro or the equivalent made with dried cilantro and water 1


Fertility Herbs, Spells, and Charms Part 1

If you or someone you know is trying to conceive, or has trouble carrying to term, there are many ways you can make things easier. Once you’ve covered the bases, and made sure the Ancestors are okay with your choice of partner, you want to


Fertility Herbs, Spells, and Charms, Part 2: Fertility Deities

When you are trying to make a pregnancy happen, it is important to give special observance/offerings to the deities who make that happen.  This will vary by tradition.  In Zindoki and other west and central African belief systems though,


Fertility Oil for Women

This oil will enhance fertility in women.  Use it as  body oil, making sure to cover the breasts, hips, and thighs well. You will need: 3 English pepper (allspice) seeds 1 vanilla pod, opened and cut into 5 pieces 5 dried blackberry leaves


Fighting female genital mutilation | DW Documentary - YouTube


Firey Wall of Protection Oil

This oil is used for general but intense protection.  You can put it in the corners or the bottom left corner of doorways of places you want to keep negative/inappropriate energy or people out of, or neutralize them if you have to let them in


Follow Me Boy Oil Recipe

Follow Me Boy is an old standard recipe used by prostitutes to stand out among others, but may also be useful for merchants at festivals and markets.  You wear it with whatever other perfumes or colognes you do normally, but in my experience it


Free Spirit Reading

Link to this page at: http://soulmindbody.net/store/oewj0kj A message from the Spirits to you… How to Use the Spirit Message Each of these messages has been written under inspiration of the Orishas, Alusi, Animal Spirits, and others,


Free Video Course: Fundamental Keys To Understanding Ifa | Babalawo Training

Awódélé Ifáyemí is offering a free online video course to help those who would like to train as babalawo, to understand the fundamentals of Ifa.  You don't want to miss this.  If you have been considering becoming a babalawo, or you are


Ga Mantse calls for unity among traditional leaders to ensure necessary development in Accra | CNR - YouTube

The Ga Mantse has called for unity among traditional leaders to ensure that Accra gets the level of development it


Gardening And More: Mosquito Repellent Plants

Gardening And More: Mosquito Repellent Plants. This is a very good article on which plants to grow to repel mosquitoes.  Some of them also have medicinal and mystical


Gaslighting and Whataboutism Rampant on Black Twitter In the Wake of Discrimination in Ukraine

When the Russian army invaded Ukraine, many African Americans posted their opinion that it's "none of our business". Dr. Umar echoed this opinion, saying Africans should "mind our own business". Apparently he didn't


Go Away Evil! Spray Recipe

In east coast Obeah and southwest Brujeria and Zindoki, Go Away Evil spray is very popular.  Almost nobody makes it from scratch anymore though, and I think that is a shame.  It smells nice, and it is really hard to be negative with this


Golden Fish Ceremony January 2015

We gave offerings for protection and prosperity.  In this case, it was a very nice fish stuffed with money and sweet things. It went very well, and later I will post more photos with items for home protection.  This is very important because where


Grand Opening of 256 Healing Center in Brooklyn, NY | IBA ORISA TEMPLE (@ibaorisatemple) • Instagram


Haiti's first Gay Voodoo priest - YouTube

Finding love & acceptance through Voodoo: this Haitian priest is an LGBT hero. Webmatron's note: Yeah we know he's not the first, but it's nice to be featured


Helichrysum a.k.a. Buchu, Vuku, or Imphepho

There are many useful varieties of helichrysum, but the species that work the best for healing the skin and visions are helichrysum odoratissimum from South Africa and helichrysum italicum (immortelle) from Corsica.  So when you buy the essential


How Ancient Witches Use Plantain Leaves to Fly to Coven Meetings in Nigeria: African Flying Carpet - YouTube

Afro Scientific Sprituality2.5K subscribersIn This Video,I talked about an ancient Myth of Witches/wizards holding their meetings inside plantain plantations and what i have discovered


How Libation is Done in Ancient Egypt and West Africa. " Exploring the Science of Libation Pouring". - YouTube

Efe West talks about why libation is done in African spirituality, and how it was done in the past, and is done in the present. He goes into the reasons why, and why it is important,


How to Make Magickal Oils Properly

Oil recipes abound, but very little is written about the process of making magickal oils.  An oil evaporates more slowly than something water or alcohol based.  It stays liquid and active longer once exposed to air. Oils also have a long


How to Promote Your Spiritual Site or Social Page

Additional Tips on Domains | Example Free Sites Mp3 audio:   Text to speech: Social media will have you


How to serve Warriors with Witchcraft – YouTube

Arden has posted a new video on Youtube about the special considerations when doing mystical work to serve warriors. How to serve Warriors with Witchcraft – YouTube. Link to this article:


How to Use a Witches’ Cauldron

A cauldron is basically a pot.  If you are an Orisha adherent, you should have an iron cauldron or pan to embody Ogun.  Traditions vary as to whether or not you are permitted to put this cauldron to use for purposes aside of embodying


Hummingbird (Chuparosa) Oil Recipe

Hummingbird oil is a condition oil formula that is made to ensure fidelity in a romantic relationship.  It works best for people who are married, have children together, or have been committed to each other for more than 5 years.  It can


IFE PEOPLE: ANCIENT ARTISTIC, HIGHLY SPIRITUAL AND THE FIRST YORUBA PEOPLE

Ife people are ancient, originally spiritual, highly advanced artistic and agriculturalist Yoruboid-speaking people that forms the sub-group of the larger Yoruba people of West Africa, particularly in Nigeria and the Republic of Benin. The Ife


In a Pinch: Popular Products That Can Be Used in Witchcraft

At Zindoki.com and my other sites, I favor natural ingredients made from scratch.  These things aren’t always available to everyone though.  It is a good idea to be adaptable and use what you have to get things done.  Many good


In Defense Of The Term Witch In The African Diaspora – Witch University

“Witch” and “aje” do not mean the same thing. Someone who is practicing witchcraft in the west would be best described in Yoruba as ologbon obinrin for wise woman or ologbon eniyan for wise man Source: In Defense Of The Term Witch In The African


Infil-traitor Alert for U.S. Based African Spirituality Groups

I've noticed that lately, too many groups are moving in the direction of "white" people being a virus or devils or alien hybrids


Ingredient Spotlight: Coriander/Cilantro

Coriander/Cilantro is one of the most important herbs to have in your “tacklebox”.  It is a famous ingredient in love charms and other love related workings, but what you may not know is that it is also useful in banishing. …


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Every Saturday and Sunday you can bring item donations to us at our Tubman Hall from 9am to 9pm.Small urgent donations can always be brought to our main location Dammweg 216


InterAfrika: The Rise of Intersex organising in Africa - YouTube

The Intersex community on the African continent remains one of the most marginalized communities. From forced surgeries and discrimination, a lot is desired to be done. This is the story of


IrosunMeji, ro ti mi sire

  Ones' Ori is ones' charm for all successes If I wake up… I grab my head… [Read more...]   Original article: IrosunMeji, ro ti mi sire http://www.obafemio.com/blog/november-14th-2014 © This content was retrieved from another


Isis Wisdom please come to the front of the congregation - YouTube


Ita Ayamba, Policeman In Akwa Ibom State Tortures Eight Year Old Daughter Over Witchcraft - OnlineNigeria News

“It was during their stay in Port Hracourt, that their stepmother took the children to a Pentecostal church. Goodness was accused of witchcraft at the church. Her stepmother was told that Goodness was the person responsible for their father’s


Kevin Samuels, YouTuber with 1.4M subscribers, has died, his mother says

"Kevin Samuels has made a career off of shamelessly disgracing Black women for profit. He emboldened the most toxic individuals to project tired and harmful narratives about Black women," journalist Ernest Owens wrote. "Dead or alive, what a


Kid Safe Monster Spray

Sometimes children with the special sight have nightmares and other night time disturbances.  They can’t always tell who is friendly, neutral, and not, so this combined protection and evil banishing spray will give them some peace of


Kindoki Basics: Fetishes

In African and diaspora Kindoki, a fetish is a blessed object, statue, doll, or other figure that embodies a deity, ancestral spirit, or Ndoki.  They are made for many purposes, from protecting a grave site or home, to cursing people …


Kindoki Basics: Found Eshu Stones

When you find a stone that is shaped like a dome, a male child’s or elder’s face, or is somewhat phallic and able to stand on its own, it can be an Eshu.  If it is small, it can live … Continue reading → Link to


King Brujo talks Orisha and Initiations with REAL Ifa Priestess (Iyanifa) Ifadara - YouTube

King Brujo and Iyanifa Ifadara help to clear some things up about traditional initiations and the importance of getting to the source with regards to learning to align with various Orishas.


Knowing What Is What: On Transformation, Angels and Demons, and Misinterpretation of Mysticism - YouTube

Sis. Nicole T. Lasher shares some knowledge about the influences of abrahamic belief systems and defines a few key concepts often referred to, such as "angels" and "demons". She also goes


La Reina Besant Opens New Orlean's First Black Owned Tea and Magic Shop - PUNK BLACK

Queenly Conjure started as a vending table at various events and was transformed through hard work, and her inspiration to create a nexus for the POC and LGBT communities. The shop is exactly that- a nexus. Bringing people together from various


Leave Me Alone Banishing Spells

Sometimes you have someone who is annoying or harassing you, and the only thing that will latch them off is divine intervention.  There are a few things you can use, like Hot Foot powder or Go Away Evil! spray, and protection workings, if they


Let's Go Crazy

Bi iwin bi idin like madness, like maggots Cast divination for Sango  Who was asked to offer his pants and his scarf  He refused ... Original article: Let's Go Crazy http://www.obafemio.com/blog/lets-go-crazy © This content was


Liquid Funk: A Milder Shango Oil

In honor of the World Sango Festival, here is a recipe for a wearable Shango oil that should help those who are not children of Shango to score more consistently.  Children of Shango can wear it as a tribute. You will need: 6 drops of wearable


List of African/Yoruba Orishas (Archive and work in progress)

Link to this article: http://soulmindbody.net/esu/RyL8U This is a sort of an expansion on someone else’s work.  The original post is here:


Live Q&A Session with Bokor Christopher Voncujovi - YouTube

Bokor Christopher Voncujovi's Sunday Live In this session he answers questions about people using representations of Jesus and Mary at shrines, forgiveness, and offerings. Click here to Watch it on


Logun Ede

This article is a work in progress.  As more information is confirmed and gathered, it will be added to this article.  If you would like to contribute any information or anecdotes, please write to sister@soulmindbody.net Basics Sacred number: 3


Luba (Baluba) People: Highly Spiritual, Brave Founders of Pre-colonial African Kingdom of Luba and the Largest Ethnic Group in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Luba people also known as Baluba are a cluster of powerful ancient grassland and forest-dwelling hunters, kingdom-builders, highly spiritual cum agriculturalist Bantu-speaking peoples of Central Africa, and the largest ethnic group in the


Madness in Spirituality & Religion: Why some people go Mad when they practice African Spirituality. - YouTube

In This Video,I talked about the fine line of madness Religion and Spirituality.How what may be considered Sane to one Man might be considered as insanity to another man.And the types of


Magickal Ingredient Substitutions

Many times when we are publishing instructions and recipes, we forget that not everything is available or appropriate for everyone in the world.  Different local environments, economies, customs, and taboos all come into play.  It is a


Many pastors and imams secretly come to me to consult Ifa – Ifayemi Elebuibon, traditional priest — The Punch - Nigeria's Most Widely Read Newspaper

Despite that many are being converted to these foreign religions, we still have some people who are embracing Ifa here in Nigeria and even abroad. This is because the knowledge of Ifa is spreading wide. Before, very many people didn’t know what Ifa


Martin Kimani Speaks on the Importance of Respecting Nations

Martin Kimani, Kenyan Representative to the UN speaks on the importance of respecting national territorial lines and sovereignty. If this war is about post-Cold War borders, Kenyan UN @AmbMKimani tells me his continent chose to live peacefully w/


Master Oil

Master oil is used to appear to be more competent.  It is useful for people who wish to stand out among other similarly or more skilled professionals.  It is great for leaders, as it increases the confidence others have in you and your


Medical Student Describes Her Appalling Racism Experience At Ukraine Border Crossing | GMB - YouTube

Korinne Sky fled Ukraine when the air-raid sirens went off only to be left traumatised after being forced to endure racism at the border crossing - in contrast to white Ukrainians and


Miami voters party affiliations changed by GOP canvassers | Miami Herald

Sheloya's Comments A common tactic of anti Black infiltrators in our communities is to make it look as if there are more of them than there really are. They also try to make it look as if the older generation is supportive of "conservative"


Mother blames obeah for death of daughter - News - JamaicaObserver.com

DLANCO McFarlane had been ill for the last six months. Her relatives tried everything to get her better after she gave birth to a bouncing baby girl. But, despite repeated trips to the hospital and 'prayer warriors' converging on her mother's


My Encounters With Obubuyaya: The Dwarf (Azizaa) From Ghana | by Sena Voncujovi | May, 2022 | Medium

Since I was young, I have been fascinated by dwarves. I was captivated by these small beings, from watching Disney’s Snow White And The Seven Dwarves to learning about hobbits in the Lord of the Rings film series. In Ewe mythology, dwarfs are


New Articles at Oya N'Soro for October 2011

The October 2011 set of articles has been posted at Oya N'soro, the Vodun eZine.  Check them out today! Visit:


New Vodun Calendar

Updated March 8, 2022 The Vodun Calendar is now active at Google Calendar. While WordPress developers are working on upgrading their code, and some are having a little problem coping with the realities of the internet and pressuring the wrong


NIGERIAN CULTURE: VISITING THE OSUN GROOVE, SHRINE OF OSUN THE RIVER GODDESS AND 40+ OTHER DEITIES - YouTube


Nigeria’s Christians uses Boko Haram tactics, destroy traditional African religious shrines and art - Africlandpost

Sixteenth and 17th century artefacts made in Benin: Fundamentalist Christians and Boko Haram share a common hostility to ancient African art. (Photo/AFP).More than 500 traditional-worship sites have been burned down, and worshippers have handed over


None on Record: Stories of Queer Africa | Selly Thiam | Talks at Google - YouTube

In 2004, FannyAnn Eddy, an LGBT activist from Sierra Leone,West Africa was murdered in the offices of the Sierra Leone Lesbian and Gay Association. The news of her murder circulated


November 26, 2012 Offerings to Eshu and Oshun

Eshu’s law (something like Murphy’s law) was heavy in the air, likely because I tried giving my Eshu doll vapor instead of smoke.  He did NOT like that.  So of course even though I was sure I had packed an extra camera battery for my


Obatala

Sacred number: 8 or 8+1 Sacred color: white, transparent/aurora transparent, white and a little red, or green and maroon depending on tradition Domain: Emissary of Olodumare/Almighty Unfathomable, Father of physical life, Shaper of human form in


Obatala Festival Orlando - 27th Annual Celebration of Initiation to Obatala Tickets, Fri, Apr 15, 2022 at 8:00 PM | Eventbrite

If you have ever Attended an Obatala Festival, then you know this is an event you must have on your annual calendar. Source: Obatala Festival Orlando - 27th Annual Celebration of Initiation to Obatala Tickets, Fri, Apr 15, 2022 at 8:00 PM |


ODUDUWA...THE ANCESTOR OF THE YORUBAS-festour - YouTube

Oduduwa, Olofin Adimula, Emperor and Founding Father of the Yoruba people, phonetically written by his people as Odùduwà and sometimes contracted as Odudua or Oòdua, is generally held among the Yoruba to be the ancestor of the crowned Yoruba


Odun Ifa Agbaye (World Ifa Festival 2022) - YouTube

Odun Ifa Agbaye (World Ifa Festival


Ogun Computer Cleaning Potion

Ogun is the Master of Technology, so it follows that one would want his blessings on their hardware and gadgets.  Here is a recipe for a computer cleaning potion using Ogun herbs.  For this, you will need to use a lab or cooking-worthy


Oil, Potion, Powder, or Spray? When to Use What | Witch University

There are many concoctions used in witchcraft. The most commonly seen are potions, oils, incense, and powders. Soaps, lotions and creams, ointments, gels, waxes, solvents, dissolving pellets, foods/consumables, steam, and sometimes even ice is used


Olokun

Olokun is one of the most controversial Orishas in the current pantheon.  Some say he’s male, and some say she’s female, and others both.  It depends on the place and the local traditions.  Some say that he/she and Yemaya are …


Order this Odu Ifa Book from me & Get it Delivered to you @ Your Door Step Wherever You Are on Earth - YouTube

The Holy Book of Ifa Adimula can now be sent to you wherever you are all over the world. Please click here to view the video announcement directly from the YouTube channel. In the description there is payment


Oriki Need to Be Preserved

An interesting article on how Yoruba youth are losing their Oriki.  Oriki are basically the stories behind towns, people, animals, and other things.  They are like the poetry of life that, if someone has been blessed to have, they should learn them


Orisa Worship is Work and Service

 Orisa is synonymous with productivity. Above and beyond their colors, prayers, songs, sacrifices and dances, the deities govern all the disciplines needed to sustain a community. Stated differently, Orisa Lifestyle is characterized by


Orisha Oko (Okko)

Orisha Oko is in charge of agriculture, and owns all cultivated land.  He is also a judge in many matters, including but not limited to witchcraft and the benevolence or malevolence thereof. In the diaspora, where most of our practice has been


Orisha Online Altar Has a New Domain: Orisha.me

After so many years, Orisha Online Altar now lives at its own domain, Orisha.me. Originally, I wanted a friend to have this, but she already has one that is working for her. So I decided to go on and take it since it's available, but to do something


Orisha Online Altar Possibly Flood Attacked, Vodun Calendar Moved

This weekend, the Orisha Online Altar was flood attacked, perhaps coincidentally but perhaps not, after Sheloya angered some white supremacists, one of whom made a veiled threat.  The damage was repaired, but it reminded us of the need to make


Oshun Ebbo 2014

Here are some photos from our ile Baalat Teva’s ebbo for Oshun from August 5th this year. Some of these photos were taken by Arden Keren.  It was a beautiful event, and the food was as good as the company. 


Oshun Festival in Osogbo Photos

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