Oyeku Ofun Temple

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


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IFA AND ORISA CALENDAR — APRIL 2019 — OSU IGBE

IFA AND ORISA CALENDAR
APRIL 2019 – OSU IGBE
1 Ogun/Osoosi/Orisa Oko
2 Sango/Oya
3 Obatala/Egungun/Iyaami/Sanpanna
4 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun
5 Ogun/Osoosi/Orisa Oko 0
6 Sango/Oya
7 Obatala/Egungun/Iyaami/Sanpanna
8 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun
9 Ogun/Osoosi/Orisa Oko
10 Sango/Oya
11 Obatala/Egungun/Iyaami/Sanpanna
12 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun ***
13 Ogun/Osoosi/Orisa Oko
14 Sango/Oya
15 Obatala/Egungun/Iyaami/Sanpanna
16 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun
17 Ogun/Osoosi/Orisa Oko
18 Sango/Oya
19 Obatala/Egungun/Iyaami/Sanpanna X
20 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun
21 Ogun/Osoosi/Orisa Oko
22 Sango/Oya
23 Obatala/Egungun/Iyaami/Sanpanna
24 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun
25 Ogun/Osoosi/Orisa Oko
26 Sango/Oya
27 Obatala/Egungun/Iyaami/Sanpanna
28 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun ***
29 Ogun/Osoosi/Orisa Oko
30 Sango/Oya
*** = Itadogun
X = Full Moon
0 = New Moon


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ITADOGUN READING — 3/27/2019

3/27/2019 ITADOGUN READING-
 
Greetings in OLODUMARE. This Itadogun period, IFA warns us against sickness and untimely death. IFA says that all those considering IFA initiations should do so. IFA says we should be making an offering of two orogbo (bitter kola) to SANGO. On this IFA says:
Asunmosi abidi jangele
Cast Ifa for one leg of Ogbe
When going on an Ifa mission to the home of Sango
He was advised to offer sacrifice
He heard and complied
One leg of Ogbe, Awo of Sango
Cast Ifa for Sango
When he was suffering from a serious ailment
And was crying to be able to rise up and be in good health
He was advised to offer sacrifice
And go to the stream for Ifa initiation
He complied
He went to the stream for Ifa initiation
After the initiation rites
He regained his strength
Please, Arira, the thunder, do not strike there
That home is inhabited by an Awo
Arira do not strike there
Travelers of Ipo and Ofa
The thunderstone will never be directed toward the home of Ifa


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Orunmila Said His Followers Should Not Retaliate

The power of wealth dominates the world
An elderly spirit uses a lead walking stick
A devotee of Orunmila said there are enemies around him
He said it is high time he seeks revenge
Orunmila said his followers should not retaliate
He said he himself once sat silently without offending anybody
The Pangolin went to get 200 hoes to kill him
He said the 200 hoes stuck to its body and he died in shame
The power of wealth dominates the world
An elderly spirit uses a lead walking stick
A devotee of Orunmila said there are enemies around him
He said it is high time he seeks revenge
Orunmila said his followers should not retaliate
He said he himself once sat silently without offending anybody
The Porcupine went to get 200 arrows to kill him
He said the 200 arrows stuck to its body and he died in shame
The power of wealth dominates the world
An elderly spirit uses a lead walking stick
A devotee of Orunmila said there are enemies around him
He said it is high time he seeks revenge
Orunmila said his followers should not retaliate
He said he himself once sat silently without offending anybody
The Earthworm started saying bad things about him
He said then, the earthworm was unable to live comfortably in the house
He walks on the path and people used to trample it to death
Orunmila say we may meet the earthworm in the house
We may meet the earthworm outside
The earthworm will always sleep outside


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We Have Seen Good Fortune, We Shall Not Die

When the market session ends
The chief of the market women still remains
Some important elders also remain
When Ifa becomes difficult
The less qualified Awo rise up and leave
Ifa divination performed for Orunmila
When he was going to see Odu
On the hill of Ikefun
We have seen Odu
We have seen good fortune
We have seen Odu
We have seen good fortune
We shall not die
We have seen Odu
We have seen good fortune


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Gunnugun Did Good Deeds but He Became Bald-Headed in the Process

Gunnugun did good deeds but he became bald-headed in the process
Akalamagbo did good deeds only to be inflicted with goiter
Even some days, one will feel like not doing good deeds anymore
Oro did good deeds only to be left without roots
These were Ifa’s declarations to Okete, the Giant Rat
When going to initiate Oka, the Cobra, into Ifa
He was advised to offer ebo
He complied
Now, Oka, if you swallow Okete
You have done a terribly evil deed
Erigi-Alo, Oka if you kill Ewusa, the big rat
You will surely die as the aftermath
Oka if you swallow Okete
You will have done a terrible despicable deed