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Vodun F.A.Q. – What is the difference between Ifa and Orisha (or Orishaism)?

 As I have mentioned in earlier articles, there are many streams of Vodun, Orisha, honored Ancestor worship, and Nature worship in Africa and the diaspora.  In Africa, because they all have a very long history, they have all gained legitimacy over time and through effective practice and aiding in the…

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Orisha Oko (Okko)

Orisha Oko is in charge of agriculture, and owns all cultivated land.  He is also a judge in many matters, including but not limited to witchcraft and the benevolence or malevolence thereof. In the diaspora, where most of our practice has been labelled malevolent “witchcraft” by the misinformed, we depend…

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Solutions: How to Avoid Negative Cultural Appropriation of African and Diaspora Belief Systems

Lately, there has been some buzz in the community about cultural appropriation of African belief systems.  We’ve talked a lot about the problem, and I think it’s time we addressed some realistic solutions.  The global spiritual community has always shared information, but the speed has increased dramatically since the internet. …

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List of African/Yoruba Orishas (Archive and work in progress)

This is a sort of an expansion on someone else’s work.  The original post is here: http://www.abibitumikasa.com/forums/showthread.php/55468-Comprehensive-list-of-all-401-orishas-{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}28ako{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}81jo{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}A3po{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}A3{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}80-oru{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}81ko{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}A3-a{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}80wo{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}A3n-o{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}80ri{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}80s{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}A3a{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}80-mo{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}A3{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}81kanle{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}81ni{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}81rinwo{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}CC{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}81{42ba28cd714854053cc80fc753e9bc61fb1579bf12e3180321296b3f1e70f98a}29 …so you can see why I would want to archive the content.  There is also a character encoding problem. If anyone would like to add to this list, please feel free to post. …

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