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A priest of the highest order belonging to the Santería religion, similar to vodoun, with magic powers, including the ability to heal the sick, divine the future and punish wrongdoers.
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Traditionally these verses are learned and recited orally by babalawo or iyanifa
, priests and priestess of Ifa.
Popoola is Otun Iyanifa
Awo Agbaye Obinrin Ile Ife.