Mari Silva. 2022. 110 pages
The Yoruba are found in present day Nigeria, Benin and Togo in West Africa. This comprehensive and well researched bookis the ultimate guide to Ifa, a system of Yoruba religion and divination. Ifa posits that all that is–living, dead, and yet to be materialized–is one. Discusses the sixteen commandments, the creator God, orisha, (spirit messengers, priests, kola nuts, casting the lobes, ancestors, and the Odu Ifa (sacred teachings about destiny, death and change). Illustrations. References.
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