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Yoruba Patriarchal Definition and Redefinition of Female Power,” analyzes the impact of the misuse of the term witch in Yoruba osorona and the necessary usage of culturally appropriate and accurate Yoruba terms.

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It will attract bad karma to you and mess up your life which I doubt you want your life to be messed up. The emphasis may be placed on the ability to choose, rather than odoronga initiation existing. The Architects of Existence: God in Yoruba Belief.

Aje in Yoruba Cosmology, Ontology, and Orature. Iyami Aje Iyami Osoronga. The history of Aje begins with existence. During these festivals, entire communities gather to thank and praise the Iyami Aje for their protection and support of the community.

Iyami Aje also continue to occupy essential positions of power in Yoruba sacred societies and political institutions. Views Read Edit View history. Others contend that according to Yoruba cosmology, all women, by virtue of their biology are considered Aje because the womb acts as a portal between Orun and Aye.


And yes I know iam a witch I realize that at an early age. Iyami Osoronga My Mother the Sorceress.

Because of the relationship to Mother Earth, Iyami Aje are also known for their extensive use of natural resources such as herbs and other animals for healing and empowerment. The influx of Abrahamic faiths and the European witch-hunts of Europe during the s coincided with the influx of Islamic and Christian colonialism and the slave trade in West Africa.

According to Ifa, the difference between men and women is that women are born with ofo ase or the power of the word.

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The three Iyami have supreme power over Aje on earth and they are the ones who initiated and spread Aje throughout the World. Retrieved August 18, Yoruba cultural historians Bade Ajuwon and Samuel M. Women of Wisdom notes that the contradiction of suggesting no one can initiate or claim to have been initiated while simultaneously saying only Iyami can initiate demonstrates the fallacy of the statement itself.

The Origin Of Witches Power. Manifestations of Aje in Africana Literature. Ase is given by Olodumare to everything — Orisas, ancestors, spirits, humans, animals, plants, rocks, rivers and voiced words such as songs, prayers, praises, curses, or even everyday conversation. Invisible Powers of the Metaphysical World: Art and Female Power among the Yoruba. Iyaami is an ancient force that predates the concepts of “Yoruba” and “Ifa” by millennia; however, the Odu Ifa also include various texts about Aje.


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In addition, the use of the symbolic representation of birds Eleye on the crown of the king Oba yiami that the blessing of Iyami is an essential element in the sanctification of the monarchy. Retrieved August 25, Titles associated with Iyami that hold roles in society are: As schools were developed under those faiths and made primarily for males, the perception of women as inherently evil followed suit creating an atmosphere of distrust and disdain.

Traditional lore also states that Iyami are the only ones Olodumare trusts when bathing. Esu has ability to enter among both Oso and Eleiye. They are associated with the color red and sustainability. And then i hexed someone vehicle and it happen for what they did to me.

The male counterpart to Iyami are called Oso meaning Wizard.

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