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The Origin Of Where The Word 'Iyawo' Came From

Many people use the Yoruba 'iyawo' when they want to say 'wife', but they do not know that the first word for wife in Yoruba was 'aya'. The word 'Iyawo' was gotten from two words, 'Iya' and 'Iwo' (sufferings in Iwo).

  8 months ago ago
The Origin Of Where The Word 'Iyawo' Came From

RELIGION

The Yoruba Story Of Creation

According to the Yorubas, in the beginning, the universe consisted only of the sky, water and the wild marshlands. However, Obatala, the creator god, believed that the world needed more. He asked Olorun, the Supreme God, for permission to create mountains, valleys, forests, and fields and Olorun granted his request.

  9 months ago ago
The Yoruba Story Of Creation

RELIGION

30 Lovely Photos Of Ifa That Might Make You Love The Babalowos And The Yoruba Culture (Photos)

Ifa is a system of divination and religion of the Yoruba people. It also refers to the verses of the literary corpus that is known as Odu Ifa. The Grand Priest of Ifa is known as Orunmila. People visit the Ifa priests and priestesses to examine their destiny, fortunes, and their lives constantly. Also, the priest and priestesses reveal divinity and prophesy about a Yoruba community or town to the kings and the rituals and sacrifices that need to be performed from time to time. It is a very ancient religion of

  1 year ago ago
30 Lovely Photos Of Ifa That Might Make You Love The Babalowos And The Yoruba Culture (Photos)

POLITICS

Two Foreign Countries That Speaks Yoruba(A Nigerian Language).

The Yoruba language is a very precious and sacred language to the people who speak it. Though the Tribe is a Nigerian tribe, but during the Transatlantic slave trade that became rampant in the 18th century, many sons and daughters of this true have been distributed all over the globe, to different countries and continents. Even though the tribesmen might have been distributed throughout the globe, it is however difficult to guarantee that any country in the world would feel the influence of this Nigerians

  2 years ago ago
Two Foreign Countries That Speaks Yoruba(A Nigerian Language).

RELIGION

You know about Jesus, Prophet Muhammad but you don't know about Orunmila and Amadioha - Ifa Funsho.

In the native African Traditions, people were free to worship deities that they deemed fit for their spiritual submissions.Africans including Nigerians had their native Tradition and Traditional deities that they pay their highest reverence to.

  1 year ago ago
You know about Jesus, Prophet Muhammad but you don't know about Orunmila and Amadioha - Ifa Funsho.

ENTERTAINMENT

Why Yoruba Wives are Called 'Iyawo' In Yoruba Tradition And 'Aya' Meaning

Why Yoruba Wives are Called 'Iyawo' In Yoruba Tradition And Not 'Aya' It is not known to most non-Yoruba speakers that the real Yoruba word for woman is ‘aya’ and ‘Iyawo’ widely used. In the early years of the Yoruba people, the word Iyawo had no place in the Yoruba language until an event resulted in its use. Long ago, in the land of Jorubishta, a beautiful princess and daughter of the first king of the city of Iwo, named Wuraola, was trying to find a patient, tolerant and well-mannered man. Image credits:

  1 year ago ago
Why Yoruba Wives are Called 'Iyawo' In Yoruba Tradition And 'Aya' Meaning

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Orunmila: The tale of his adventure as the the Orisa of Divination

Orunmila is the Orisa of divination, was put there to give wise advice to Orissa and humanity. The sky is the house and land is the market, to learn many lessons needed. Orunmila is the spirit of intuition and premonition. He gives us an insight into all the things that are around us. He is the first that gives us a map of our destiny. This is what we should use and follow precisely. The forecast events that will occur in our life offers insight into why certain things that have happened or spend with and f

  2 years ago ago
Orunmila: The tale of his adventure as the the Orisa of Divination

POLITICS

Check interesting story of how Man came into being according to Yoruba Empire.

There was different empire with their own views, belief, of how Man came into being.Many will get this article so bizarre.Because we are religiously rooted for now.But, can you believe a faith like this practiced before?

  1 year ago ago
Check interesting story of how Man came into being according to Yoruba Empire.

ENTERTAINMENT

The Origin Of ‘Iyawo’, The Yoruba Word For Wife

The Origin Of ‘Iyawo’, The Yoruba Word For Wife It is unknown to many speakers of the Yoruba language that the original Yoruba word for wife is ‘aya’ and not the commonly used ‘Iyawo’. Back in the early years of the Yoruba people, the word Iyawo did not have a place in the Yoruba language not until an incident brought about its coinage and usage. OldNaija present you the origin of the Yoruba word Iyawo. Origin of the Yoruba word Iyawo Long ago in Yoruba land, a beautiful princess and daughter

  1 year ago ago
The Origin Of ‘Iyawo’, The Yoruba Word For Wife

RELIGION

Religion: The Greatest Scam in Nigeria

Before the coming of the white missionaries who brought along with them thier religions, Africa as a whole had its cultures and traditions which shaped and molded the kind of society which was in place. Everyone lived a life or ease. The traditions and various cultures laid the path of shape for our societies and orderliness was the order of the day. According to historical archives, Religion which includes both Christianity and Islam were introduced to Africa by the former colonial masters through indirect

  2 years ago ago
Religion: The Greatest Scam in Nigeria

ENTERTAINMENT

Reason Why IFA Initiations Are So Important For Yoruba People

What Is the reason why IFA initiation are so important? Allows one to discover one’s real identity e.g you will know your taboo, what is compatible with your destiny, what colours or food is not good for your star, the kind of women or man suitable for marriage etc. Having your personal Ifá provides spiritual guidance and protection. IFA initiation gives the initiate the spiritual blueprint of his life. For example, it allows them to ascertain compatible profession or career for them, it given them abil

  1 year ago ago
Reason Why IFA Initiations Are So Important For Yoruba People

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30 Lovely Photos Of Ifa That Might Make You Love The Babalowos And The Yoruba Culture (Photos)

Ifa is the Yoruban people's method of worship and faith. The chapters of the literary corpus, known as Odu Ifa, are often referred to. Orunmila is the Grand Priest of Ifa. People are visiting Ifa priests and priestesses to continuously question their destiny, fortunes, and lives. Also, the priests announce to the kings divinely and preach to the rituals and sacrifices that must be made from time to time about a Yoruba group or region. This is a very old religion of Olodumare 's mysteries and messages revealed

  1 year ago ago
30 Lovely Photos Of Ifa That Might Make You Love The Babalowos And The Yoruba Culture (Photos)

ENTERTAINMENT

The Origin Of ‘Iyawo’, The Yoruba Word For Wife

The Origin Of ‘Iyawo’, The Yoruba Word For Wife It is unknown to many speakers of the Yoruba language that the original Yoruba word for wife is ‘aya’ and not the commonly used ‘Iyawo’. Back in the early years of the Yoruba people, the word Iyawo did not have a place in the Yoruba language not until an incident brought about its coinage and usage. OldNaija present you the origin of the Yoruba word Iyawo. Origin of the Yoruba word Iyawo Long ago in Yoruba land, a beautiful princess and daughter

  1 year ago ago
The Origin Of ‘Iyawo’, The Yoruba Word For Wife

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The Reason why Yoruba Kings Must Hold 'Irukere' at Hand During prayer

IRUKERE Origin of IRUKERE One of the famous Yoruba deity known as Orunmila (Irúnmolè of wisdom) is said to use the irukere. He uses the irukere when traveling to an occasion. It was a tool of power he used to save people. Irukere was also used in his shrine. It has since been used by Yoruba kings and chiefs as a traditional accessory. Irukere Irukere fly whisk is made of animal hair skin, especially horsetail. The strands of hair, which may be white or black, has a stick within and are fastened by a leath

  1 year ago ago
The Reason why Yoruba Kings Must Hold 'Irukere' at Hand During prayer

ENTERTAINMENT

The Origin Of ‘Iyawo’, The Yoruba Word For Wife

The Origin Of ‘Iyawo’, The Yoruba Word For Wife It is unknown to many speakers of the Yoruba language that the original Yoruba word for wife is ‘aya’ and not the commonly used ‘Iyawo’. Back in the early years of the Yoruba people, the word Iyawo did not have a place in the Yoruba language not until an incident brought about its coinage and usage. OldNaija present you the origin of the Yoruba word Iyawo. Origin of the Yoruba word Iyawo Long ago in Yoruba land, a beautiful princess and daughter

  2 years ago ago
The Origin Of ‘Iyawo’, The Yoruba Word For Wife

TRAVEL

The creation of mankind according to the Yoruba people

This is a detailed account of Yoruba creation. In the beginning, there was only one the sky above and the waters below and all this was ruled by the Orisha the council of gods. Olorun ruled the sky while Olokun ruled the sea below. One day one of the gods named Obatala decided to create dry land. He went to meet Olorun for permission and he went to meet Orunmila for advice. Orunmila told him he will need a long gold chain, a snail shell filled with sand, a white hen, a black cat and a palm nut. Once Obatala

  1 year ago ago
The creation of mankind according to the Yoruba people

RELIGION

Can The Destiny Of Man Can Be Altered Permanently?

In Is Mostly Believed, By Many Yoruba and So Many People in The World To Day, That What A Man Is Destined To Become in Life, Is What He Will Become. But This may not Be True! The fact is That Destiny Can be altered according To Yoruba People Believed On "ORI Or ORI INU" HEAD OR INNER HEAD. That is what Most People Reversed To As "DESTINY". Yoruba People in South western part of Nigeria Believed That In There Tradition That There Are Three Stages Of Chosen Destiny In Even Which Is Akunlęyan, ( what a man knelt

  1 year ago ago
Can The Destiny Of Man Can Be Altered Permanently?

TRAVEL

Yoruba belief about the creation of the Earth

The Yoruba people occupy what is now southwestern Nigeria and parts of The Republic of Benin, According to them, this is how humans came to be In the beginning, there was only the sky above, water and marshland below.  The great god Olorun ruled the sky while the goddess Olokun( owner of the seas and goddess of wealth) ruled what was below. Obatala, feeling creative went to Olorun to ask for permission so he can create dry land and he was granted, then he went to Orunmila, Olorun's eldest son(The god of pr

  2 years ago ago
Yoruba belief about the creation of the Earth

RELIGION

Top Facts About Ifa Religion In Yoruba Land You Should Know.

27th July, 2020.  One of the customary acts of the Yoruba individuals is Ifa venerate. It is a training which began a huge number of years prior. It is an antiquated religion of the secrets and messages of Olodumare uncovered to man by Orunmila. Get familiar with the nuts and bolts of the Yoruba religion Ifa in this energizing article. Ifa is an arrangement of divination and religion of the Yoruba individuals. It additionally alludes to the sections of the artistic corpus that is known as Odu Ifa. Ifa Yoruba

  1 year ago ago
Top Facts About Ifa Religion In Yoruba Land You Should Know.

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet The 5 Strongest gods In The Yoruba Land.

The Yoruba people have their own mythological beliefs and God's they worship. Today I shall be giving you a list of the 5 most powerful diety gods in the Yoruba land. Before we begin, please click on the follow button above to get updated anytime I post a new article on the hub. Thank you. 1. Olodumare; According to the Yoruba mythology, Olodumare created all other god's and as such is the supreme god and also stands as the most powerful god in the Yoruba mythology. 2. Obatala; According to yoruba mythology,

  1 year ago ago
Meet The 5 Strongest gods In The Yoruba Land.