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Sixteen Mythological Stories of Ifa: Itan Ifa Merindinlogun

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This book is a trail blazer. Traditional, oral wisdom finally compiled and shared with the world. The stories have roots that are ancient and deep. In this book there are sixteen stories from the two hundred and fifty six (256) Odu Ifa. These are powerful, fascinating stories which are hundreds of years old, yet with messages that are applicable to our lives today.

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Hardcover, 158 pages
Published November 29th 1995 by Ile Orunmila Communications
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Kevin
Apr 15, 2010 Kevin rated it it was ok
The Good: For what it covers, it does a pretty good job. If you just need a quick reference to a specific odu, this might do the trick. There’s a glossary in back with the meanings of some of the names/words used in the stories, too, which is somewhat helpful.

The Bad: It’s a really short book with larger-than-normal fonts, charts, etc., so there isn’t a whole heck of a lot beyond the basic apataki. There were also some calendars in back from the late-90’s showing different days of significance
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Odette Andoh
Sep 25, 2015 Odette Andoh rated it did not like it
There is a Facebook page call "Chief Fema is a fraud". There are screen shots of the things she wrote in an Ifa orisha group. She promoted the KKK and asked them to kill African Americans. She uses slave slurs against African Americans. This woman writes books about lwa pele and good behavior and acts like an animal herself.
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