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Author(s): Ifa Karade
Book Pages: 126 - Publish Date: 1994-08-01 - Publisher: Weiser Books
Description: In this introductory volume, Baba Ifa Karade provides an easily understandable overview of the Yoruba religion. He describes 16 orisha and shows us how to work with divination, to use the chakras to internalize the teachings of Yoruba, and describes howto create a sacred place of worship. Includes prayers, dances, songs, offerings, and sacrifices to honor the orisha and egun. Illustrations, charts, glossary, bibliography, and index.
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Book Pages: 434 - Publish Date: 1913 - Publisher: Unknown
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Book Pages: 282 - Publish Date: 2005 - Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Description: "Beginner's Yoruba" is now available with two accompanying audio CDs. It provides an introduction to the Yoruba language, which is spoken by over 30 million people in south-western Nigeria, parts of the Benin Republic, and Togo, as well as in the diaspora populations of Brazil, Cuba, and Haiti. The 15 lessons are designed for both classroom use and self-study. Practice dialogues, combined with gra...
Book Pages: 174 - Publish Date: 1988 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
Description: This third edition of what has been described as "this minor classic" has been extensively revised to take account of advances in Nigerian historiography. The twenty million Yorubas are one of the largest and most important groups of people on the African continent. Historically they were organized in a series of autonomous kingdoms and their past is richly recorded in oral tradition and archaeolo...
Book Pages: 420 - Publish Date: 2003 - Publisher: Indiana University Press
Description: "Peel is by training an anthropologist, but one possessed of an acute historical sensibility. Indeed, this magnificent book achieves a degree of analytical verve rare in either discipline." —History Today "[T]his is scholarship of the highest quality.... Peel lifts the Yoruba past to a dimension of comparative seriousness that no one else has managed.... The book teems with ideas... about big an...
Author(s): Adebisi Afọlayan
Book Pages: 315 - Publish Date: 1982 - Publisher: Unknown
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Book Pages: 143 - Publish Date: 2014-08-11 - Publisher: BookBaby
Description: This is a book about Yorùbá thought and practices. It expounds a view about the nature, roles and functions of Yorùbá beliefs in contemporary societies. The position is that philosophical ideas implicit in the Òrìṣà religion form the basis of Yorùbá culture in West Africa, the Americas, and other parts of the world. The book is, therefore, not a catalogue of various cultural practices o...
Author(s): Samuel Crowther
Book Pages: 52 - Publish Date: 1852 - Publisher: Unknown
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Book Pages: 307 - Publish Date: 1992 - Publisher: Unknown
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