Oyeku Ofun Temple

Ifa and Orisha Temple in Arcata, Humboldt County, Northern California // A Peaceful Place for Divine Worship

IFA on Compassion

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Kekenke lawo kekenke

Gegenge lawo Gegenge

Dia fun Orimonikee

Omo atorun keri keke wale aye

Ebo ni won ni o waa se

O gbebo, o rubo

Nje Orí maa kemi niso

Ifá maa kemi niso

Eniyan maa kemi niso

Gege laa keyin adiye

 

Translation:

Kekenke (to pamper) is the Awo of special favors

Gegenge (to indulge) is the Awo of special privileges

These were the messages of Ifá to Orimonikee

She who had brought a specially favored Orí to the earth

She was advised to offer Ebo

And she complied.

Let Orí continue to show me favor

And let Ifá continue to show me fondness

People should please take care of me

It is with extra ordinary care that we treat an egg

May everyone treat us all with extra care, as one would treat an egg. Ase o

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