Our goal is to be an Ile Ifa Oriśa Temple led by the tenants of Ifa that enables each individual to grow into their true destiny. We are an Ile who follows the ways of Esin Ibile Oriśa as practiced in Yoruba Land, Nigeria and our principles are rigor, community, and commitment.
We will spend time together helping you understand our tradition, Yoruba culture, and expectations of you as an akapo and member.
Aboru Aboye Abosise
Our Ile Ifa
Ījo Ifá Ōgūndá Másà was founded in 2018 in Tampa, FL, by Oluwo Baba Ifalowo Ojose Omoyeni Esubeyi Adeola, and is now based in Hyattsville, MD. Under the leadership of Oluwo Ifalowo and Iyalode Ifabunmi, Together, we often gather for events and ceremonies to learn, worship and praise the Oriśa. Our lineage is based in Ogun State, Nigeria, through Araba Awobola Ifayemi.
Ejinrin nii gori oke nii boruru-boruru
Dia fun Orilonikee
Omo atorun ke ‘re irin waye
Ebo ni won ni ko waa se
O gb’ebo, o ru’bo
Kike ni e ke mi
Gige ni e ge mi
Ogege, kike laa keyin adie ororo
Ejinrin plant is it that gets to the top and covers with its leaves
This was the Awo who cast Ifa for Orilonikee
The one that had been pre-destined to be treated with care and respect right from heaven
He was advised to offer ebo
Please, do treat me with respect
Ogege (with respect)
With care, an egg is being treated