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IFA

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Adapting the Ifa corpus called Obara Odu Ifa, Odunjo wrote a story he entitled Itansan Oorun yio fi o han.
The story of creation is captured in different chapters and verses which are collected in the Odu Ifa.
Issues in the present are merely repetitions of events that took place in the first days, now contained in the verses of the Odu Ifa.
The governing interest of this paper is to offer a careful and considered sankofa reading of two ancient sacred texts, the Husia of the Maatian tradition and the Odu Ifa of the Ifa tradition which provide essential cultural and ethical grounding for Kawaida womanism (Karenga, T, 2010, 2000, 1996; Tembo, 1996a, 1996b).
In the Yoruba sacred text, the Odu Ifa, human beings, women and men, are defined as the offspring of the Creator and the chosen of the Divine (Karenga, M.
For in this sacred narrative, it is written in the Odu Ifa that "humans are divinely chosen to bring good into the world," and that we are to lift up the light that lasts and illuminates the way, and that expands the boundaries and increases the possibilities of being and daring good in the world.