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Candomble, Ifa worship, also known as Orunmila, is critical. Deity of wisdom for religious Yoruba, nothing is done without first consulting him. Its main object is the Opon Ifa board where the sacred Odus (Yoruba signs) are marked in Ierosum powder (powder of a sacred tree, naturally eroded by termites), constituting a sort of encyclopedia of the oral traditions of the Yoruba religious. The spokesmen of Ifa are Babalawós, "parents secret" or priests of Ifa. Your The Element: Stone: Salutation: Ifá mó pé, Orunmilá mo pé (Ifa grinding foot, foot mo Orunmilá) The communication with the Orishas can be taken by Oracle of Ifa or the game Buzios. Ifa is the name Olodumare, the Creator God, gave divinity Orunmila as manifested in the world. Ifa Oracle is the divination system composed of several methods. The best known are the Opele the Ikin and Merindilogun or shell game. Orunmila is the deity and Ifa is the system where this divinity manifests. There is no Ifa Orunmila and Ifa or Orunmila without. These two concepts are so closely related that we often refer to as Ifa Orunmila. Orunmila is the deity of wisdom and knowledge, responsible for transmitting the guidance of the gods and ancestors, so as to allow each of us the possibility of a choice for a happy life. "Orunmila, the Witness of Fate and Creation. The second after Olodumare. One who was present alongside God when Life, the World, Man was created. Orunmilá allseeing, all-knowing, all-knowing. There is nothing that has been created or will be created that Orunmilá not know before. Orunmila knows life and death knows, he knows the existence: the before and after. So he can help. " Orunmila / Ifa should be understood as a system: the man and his tool. Sometimes the man is his own tool. Orunmila is both human and spirit. Posted by Olodumare to go to different places whenever there is a need to help men cope with their problems, bypassing obstacles and developing good character. We can also imagine Orunmilá Olodumare as the spirit manifested in man. instrument day is of worship devoted to is the it Opon is Ifa. Friday. Water Pearl
Oshun 6 .Osé . the material situation.Nana 14 .Oxóssi.Some say the word derives from Orunmilá She Omo Oro-Oro or = word / spirit.Orixalá. Orunmila came to earth as the deity responsible for Olodumare to teach men. The 16 odus are: 1 .Xango 13 .Etaogundá . either.Iansã 10 .Obara .Odilobán .Oxumaré and Ossaim 15 . problems of the astral plane.Obaluaiê and Ogun 4 . corresponding Merindilogun to the sixteen major Odus. Oba.Obeogundá . Oya and Eshu 12 . Oshun and I wish.Ejionilé . astral and spiritual.OSA . The shells are thrown sixteen in number.Ogun. Oduduwa.Ika . to identify our Orisha which is the same figure of the guardian angel. the amount of open shells indicates the odu.Ejilaseborá . other African legends show the connection of the shell game with Exú." The shell game is a reading divination and esoteric par excellence. ie. Omo = child. and Oxumaré Omolu 16 .Yorosun . the knowledge and guidance of the ancient wisdom of all mankind.Owarín .Eshu 2 . where each conch represents a deity in this game and the response of the deities is given by means of odu that are 16 plus one. the light. Obatala and all Orishas funfun . spiritual.Oxaguiã 9 .Okaran . used as query. corresponding directly with the number of shells launched. Obi and Merindilogun.Ejiokomeji .Ogun and Ibeji 3 .Yemanja 5 . especially in relation to problems and difficulties . Reading Divinatory esoteric is directly linked to Òrúnmìlà whose Babalorixás are their spokesmen. After the Creation. The game with 16 shells is called Merindilogun.Pxóssi Obaluaiê and Oxaguiã 8 . "The shell game is intended to identify our Orisha (ori = Head (physical and astral) + isa = custodian).Ewá.Odi . This message is Ifa.Oxalufã 11 . She = God. There are two methods of divination known and used in Candomblé.Alafia .Òfún . material and their solutions. Logunedé and Xango 7 .
naturally it only contains two shares . without manipulation or individual release. For the obligation. The corresponding odu is Alafia. Obi The Obi which is a result of using African essential in Candomblé. Logunedé and Shango. ie it is forbidden to use any material or sharp knife to divide it into four parts. his division should be natural. Orisha that dominates the paths of the person. All down: A negative response. An exception must be made use of as Obi game for Orisha Shango Orobô should be used in place of Obi. Two up and two down: The answer comes from Ogun which in this case is the equilibrium. the signs of Candomblé At the moment we are born and breathe for the first time. so that only four remain. Odus. The two halves correspond to two couples. The fruit should be used which has four buds. As odus go 1-16 must be added the results found so that it fits within this numbering and Orisha corresponding to this number. without any obligation it is made. all the energies of the . All up: Positive response to the obligation can be initiated and successfully.We all have a odu birth to know you just add up the numbers and date of birth to verify that corresponds odu. It must be played before the obligation to know if the ritual can be performed and then made as to whether it was accepted by the gods. The fallen of buds Obi has the following correspondence: One up and three down: The Orisha Eshu is who responds to the game. The ODU corresponds to Ejiokomeji. It is necessary to ensure that the obligations to him were fulfilled. 1924: 2 + 6 + 1 + 9 + 2 + 4 = 24 = 2 + 4 = 6 The corresponding odu Obara this person is . is not necessarily the owner of the Orisha this person's head. if the obi contains more than four parts. which contains mainly water. The custodian must greet him putting his hand on the ground and in the chest three times and continue the game. The location where the Obi will be released should be flat on the floor or on a white plate. The corresponding odu is Okaran. Parties are thrown simultaneously. this response can only be achieved through the shell game. or other rite proceed with acceptance of deities positive response is required to be given by Obi. called Obi abates. the excess must be removed. Three up and one down: It is not considered an accurate answer. date of birth day June 2. Example. so there is no authorization to start no obligation.Oxóssi.
sad.The Disposal 10 . Each set has an explanation: 1 . They were created to embody the adjectives good.Òkànràn .the god of divination in Candomblé.The Calm 5 . totaling 256 Odus. The Odus constitute as it were the signs of Ifa . called Omo-ODU. Olorun.Ogbe-Ogunda .EJI-LAXEBORÁ .The Doubt 3 .EJI-Oko . The Odus are the language of the Orishas.the priest of Ifa .The Violence 8 . joyful. the 16 possible destinations. weak.Uneasiness 9 . beautiful.universe material and immaterial bind to our body. bad. The main outline of the situation. When Babalawó . Formed at that moment. At the same moment.The Rush 12 .OXE . the ODU is drawn that person.IROSUN . a pattern of Divine energies.OWANRIN .The Disease 11 .The Wealth 7 .Meditation 14 . The term ODU.ODI .The Insubordination 2 . created the 16 major Odus.Peace .Obara . each configuration corresponds to a different ODU. purpose.throws the shells on the board. influencing the behavior of all living things. ugly.EJI-Onile .The Justice 13 .The Gloss 6 .Ika-ORI .The Wisdom 15 . the almighty God.Òfún . strong. virtue and defect. Candomble means path or destiny. Astral and numerology that is unique to each individual.ALAFIA .The ETA-Ogunda-Stubbornness 4 . and so on.The Discernment 16 .Ossa .EJI-OLOGBON . Each was divided into 16. governed by a particular Orisha or group Orishas.
as the resulting ranking. Besides sorting the shells (open and closed). The gods thus become the principle of classification of events: each governing an event-type. and then transmit Axe for the children-of-saint these three levels: the annual cycle of 'firmness' of the house. 16 for each of the top 16. showing the character. which determines the entity that presides over each response. or with its face where there is a slot or flat side. Humans are governed by three Odus: Ori-ODU . which is to say: 16 ways to 16 destinations created. the setting .Air: EJIÓNÍLE. The conch may fall 'open' or 'closed'. Also suffer influence of Odus-Paridores the Odus birth. They are supposed to define our life. ODI and OWANRIN Each ODU with your goals. ETA-Ogunda. oxe. luck.Fire: Òkànràn. and the daily cycle of individual obligations arising from the initiation. EJI-LAXEBORÁ and IKA-ORI .Water: EJI-Oko. since. Obara. health. The structure of the liturgical worship of the Orisha in Candomblé can be summarized as the process of ritually accumulate. one can determine which of the Orishas is responding. the cycle monthly feedback energy of fetishes and ABOS. Each of these 'fallen' is a manifestation of a deity and has its own meaning.the four elements of nature. At the center of all these relationships that make up the 'energy saving' Candomble Ifa is the Orisha of divination. The elements from these four elements form the other things vivas.that governs the head. Omo-ODU. air and fire . Ossa and EJI-OLOGBON .When creating the 16 possible destinations. Created the earth. Father or Mother-of-saint stirs the shells in his hands and throws them into a circle formed by several necklaces Orishas.or the particular way the shells .the left side. Olorun aimed to provide personality to everything to which he gave life..Earth: IROSUN. Ogbe-Ogunda and ALAFIA . The game oracular most common consists of l6 cowries (small shells). set your children. All aspects of life are capable of coding for each of the deities that appear in the game. water.-Otu Odu the right side and Ossi-ODU . which are distributed as follows: . etc.Cada main element is connected to four Odus. Òfún.
were distributed geometrically in space . then comes up with a sort of . Through successive moves. as it corresponds to the 'energetic organization 'the unconscious of the individual against a force matrix. Thus. ordering and configuration. The set of two factors. set up in relation collected and presented by Roger Bastide and Pierre Verger. the ordering open-closed determines the Orisha who is talking. although quite challenged by later researchers. which today is used up and cited by various soothsayers. and the spatial configuration of the shells indicates what he is saying.is also key to the reading. The system of Ifa. called Odu or fate. ENTITY Exú Ibeji Ogun Shango Yemanja Iansã Oxóssi Would Oba Oxumaré Omulu Ossaim Logun Ede Oshun Nanã Lance null BÚZIOS Open 01 and closed 15 Open 02 and closed 14 Open 03 and closed 13 Open 04 and closed 12 Open 05 and closed 11 Open 06 and closed 10 Open 07 and closed 09 Open 08 and closed 08 Open 15 and closed 01 Open 14 and closed 02 Open 13 and closed 03 Open 12 and closed 04 Open 11 and closed 05 Open 10 and closed 06 Open 09 and closed 07 16 open or closed.
joyful. Ruler: Element: Air People with this Odu are intuitive.inventory of what is happening to the person. not only in relation to their tutelary Orisha. His temper causes rarely act with reason. Today. The answers are deciphered through legends and stories of the gods . but do not know live with defeat. what are your recurring trends and opportunities before the destination. and the development of their personality characteristics in the beginning. Message of deities 1. are very fickle and lie with ease. Reveal large combativeness. because it involved the identification with a single archetype. So 'play cowries' requires not only enough intuition to interpret the different configurations formed by forces headquarters. In love. Have luck in business. Women are vulnerable spot as the uterus. extremely seductive. sincere and honest. but the learning of centuries of knowledge stored by the cult. the custodians of the holy generally handle the oracle. Ruler: Element: Fire Òkànràn MEJI Exú People with this Odu are intelligent. ETAOGUNDÁ MEJI Ogun with EJIOKO influences Ibeji and MEJI Obatala . with enormous potential for magic. 2. versatile and passionate. Should control the obstinacy and be careful of the gallbladder and the liver. are very jealous. Are usually proposed work and obligations for restoring energy. which are their weak points.that are transmitted from generation to generation through oral tradition. but also a knowledge of the whole oral tradition of mythical Orishas and their symbolic universe. 'the owners of your head'. but also other entities are positively or negatively influence in your life. Ifa priests are originally called Babalawós. Despite fickle in love. 3. Its initiation was much more complex than the others. They were the oral historians of African culture.
Ruler: Oxóssi with influence Element: Earth People with this Odu are generous. especially in professions related to law. legs and arms. Emotionally unstable. Have great manual dexterity and can achieve success in sales. Ossaim and Logun Ede . but may suffer disappointments in love and betrayal of friends. intuitive and mystical. 4. spiritual strength and protection. Oya. But they are often victims of slander and have no luck in love. are prone to have spiritual and physical problems. sensitive. Among the negatives are prone to amorous betrayals and accident proneness. MEJI ODI Obara MEJI OXE influences of Yemanja and MEJI Omulu IROSSUN of Xango. particularly in agricultural activities. sincere. Must learn to silence themselves about their projects and determine where to get them. 7. Ruler: Oshun with Element: Water People with this hand have ODU magic. Also need to take care of food because your stomach is vulnerable point. Another negative aspect is the tendency to avenge themselves when they are angry. 5. Their vulnerabilities are the digestive and hormonal system. Iansã and MEJI Egun Ruler: Shango with influences from Exú. but must learn to control his vanity and his egocentricity. Their vulnerable points are the kidneys. religiosity and a special inclination to mysticism and the occult sciences. Its weak point is the lymphatic system. Element: Fire People with this Odu have great spiritual protection and usually win by force of will.Ruler: Element: Earth Babalu Aye-influenced Ogun People with this Odu generally see their efforts rewarded. Yemanja. Are often victims of slander and persecution of his enemies. 6. although in most cases able to recover easily from any disease. Usually succeed in politics and can get big profits in business. Oxóssi. Teachers are great and stand out in any activity that requires leadership.
Ruler: Iansã with influences Element: Fire People with this Odu have imagination. 11. When repudiated or suffer a betrayal. Dream of power and love fun sometimes cause enormous confusion. but the evil influences and lack of faith lead them to face material difficulties and achieve success only after great sacrifices. Should avoid the consumption of alcohol and red meat and white dress on Fridays. can become vindictive. gynecological problems. The protective instinct and religiosity also characterized. Ruler: Yemanja with influences Element: Water People with this Odu are born leaders. able to devote full attention to his love. beyond all barriers. spine and legs. including marital. Ossaim. good health and long life. Your points are vulnerable psychological conflicts and. Love with intensity and have sincere friendships. appear very stubborn and tend to suffer persecution and heartbreak. Ruler: Oxaguiã with Element: Air People with this Odu are dedicated and honest and lead a life almost painless. Are very OWRYN from Exú. in the case of women. Have sincere friends and high spirituality. Oshun and MEJI Oxóssi .Ruler: Babalu Aye-influenced Exú. but indecision leads them not completing many of their projects. Oxóssi and MEJI Iansã EJONILÊ influences of Shango. but his authoritarianism creates them serious problems. loyal. 9. however. Oxalufã and Oxumaré Element: Earth People with this Odu are ambitious and often successful in their profession. honest. In contrast. Ossaim and MEJI Egun Òfún influences of Shango and MEJI Oshun Ossa of Shango. But are subject to serious accidents. 8. When faith drives them. Their vulnerable points are the kidneys. Its weak point is the central nervous system. Have no luck in love. Ruler: Oxalufã with Element: Air People with this Odu are intelligent. 10. Your points are vulnerable to stomach and blood pressure.
are kind.fickle in love. Its weak point is the bloodstream. but usually suffer heartbreak. Have a talent for magic and huge spiritual force. Live but passing sweeping passions and are always looking for new loves. Ruler: Shango with influences from Logun Ede Element: Fire People with this ODU have the knack of convincing others. Should avoid drinking and other vices. Your points are vulnerable spleen and pancreas. 13. people with this Odu have youthful looks and strong powers of seduction. Moreover. Your points are vulnerable throat. Endowed with healing hand. which accentuates his aggressiveness and his feeling of rejection. Ruler: Element: Water People with this Odu are brave. but they are suspicious and likely to have psychic conflicts. emotional and spiritual. Should avoid drinking and may have legal problems relating to or loss of property. conscious that all life situations are transient. 14. ear and leg disorders and autonomic system. Oba with OGBEOGUNDÁ influences from MEJI Ewá Ika influences from Ossaim and MEJI Nana EJIOLIGIBAN Nana-influenced Babalu MEJI Aye EJI-LAXEBARÁ and Yemanja . but eventually find happiness. Do not have much luck in love. 12. Their vulnerable points are the joints that can cause them problems of locomotion. 15. stand out in the medical and psychological assistance and alternative therapies. Endowed with great spiritual qualities. reproductive system and digestive tract. manifested through the eyes. his deep faith ultimately assure victory. though sometimes prove to be arrogant. fair and friendly. Ruler: Element: Earth People with this Odu accept with resignation the sufferings physical. Women generally fail at first marriage. Ruler: Oxumaré with Element: Water Beautiful and sexy. They fall in love easily and are very jealous. combative and impartial. Have poor health: are subject to eye problems. Enriched with ease and stand out in the professional and social life.
Are subject to cardiovascular problems. . and psychic vision. but easily give up their projects and lose interest in what you have won. Ruler: Element: Air Alafia ONAN Ifa Calm. people with this Odu have mastery over their passions. rational and spiritual.16. They excel in the areas of sales and craft.
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