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Introduction to Yoruba

Language, Culture, Literature & Religious Beliefs Part I

by Abraham Ajibade Adeleke

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Trafford Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT),
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • African Languages,
  • African Languages (See Also Swahili),
  • Language Experience Approach,
  • Education / Language Experience Approach,
  • Foreign Language Study : African Languages (See Also Swahili)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11714950M
    ISBN 101412085314
    ISBN 109781412085311
    OCLC/WorldCa77379516


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This is an excellent book for anyone seeking an introduction to Ifa and Yoruba religious traditions. The author does an amazing job laying a foundation for understanding in addition to fueling the flame of curiosity.

The flow of the book begins with a history of the religion and how it Cited by: Introduction to Yoruba book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This book will help you to learn Yoruba quickly and easily. It is w /5(3). Learn the basics of Yoruba in less than 2 hours. This basic grammar book of Yoruba will teach you simple grammar: pronouns, nouns and verb usage in Yoruba.

Go on. You can learn Yoruba today. Learn simple Yoruba for getting around and making friends. Modern Yoruba is a concise, portable and easy-to-grasp reference of the Yoruba language/5(8).

The introduction is excellent, and the final chapter brings students back to the topic of the first chapter (studying), but without presenting any new grammar, therefor it makes and excellent conclusion to the book and I believe gives students a sense of accomplishment as well as an opening to reflect on future academic plans in relation to /5(1).

Books shelved as yoruba: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts by Baba Ifa Karade, Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E. Bolaji Idowu, Tales of Yorub. : Introduction to Yoruba: Language, Culture, Literature & Religious Beliefs Part I (Pt. 1) () by Adeleke, Abraham Ajibade and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(2).

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Introduction to Orisha. An Orisha (also spelled Orisa or Orixa) is a spirit or deity that reflects one of the manifestations of Olodumare (God) in the Yoruba spiritual or religious system. (Olodumare is also known by various other names including Olorun, Eledumare, Eleda and Olofin-Orun.).

Introduction to the Yoruba language. Cambridge [Eng.] W. Heffer, (OCoLC) Online version: Ward, Ida C. (Ida Caroline), Introduction Introduction to Yoruba book the Yoruba language. Cambridge [Eng.] W. Heffer, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ida C Ward.

Yoruba words for introduction include ifihan and akintade. Find more Yoruba words at. I bought a book to find out more: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts, by Baba Ifa Karade (Weiser Books, ). Essence He classifies Yoruba as a religion since it is “a divine journey to the inner self and to God-consciousness” (pxii).

Introduction: The introduction consists of Yorùbá alphabets—vowels (oral and nasal), and consonants, as well as a description and use of tones. A few Yorùbá titles, names and classroom expressions are also in the introduction. Text: The book is comprised of twelve themed chapters each of which containsFile Size: KB.

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Introduction to Yoruba Philosophy, Religion and Introduction to Yoruba book is an eye-opener on Yoruba culture which is a tripartite that pins philosophy, religion and literature. The book lets us know that Yoruba philosophy is a narrative/folk philosophy, explicating and pointing to the knowledge of the causes and nature of things affecting the physical and 5/5(1).

Introduction to Yoruba: Language, Culture, Literature & Religious Beliefs Part I (Pt. 1) by Abraham Ajibade Adeleke and a great selection of related books, art. As a Yoruba man, I have had two concerns for Introduction to Yoruba book this book: to present Yoruba grammar in as much depth and variety as possible and to provide framework for understanding them.

This volume is intended to contribute to the development of the study of African languages and : Abraham Ajibade Adeleke. Yorùbá Yé Mi. is an interactive, communicative, introductory, multi-media program intended to provide college/university students with basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of language learning in Yorùbá.

It exposes the learner not only to Yorùbá language in meaningful situations but also to the culture of the Yorùbá-speaking people of South-western Nigeria.

This book will help you to learn Yoruba quickly and easily. It is written in the proper Yoruba-Oyo by the author who was born and raised in Oyo Alaafin. A famous international language instructor, Professor Abraham Ajibade Adeleke has been the coordinator and professor of African Studies for about a decade.

T he Yoruba country lies to the immediate West of the River Niger (below the confluence) and South of the Quorra (i.e., the Western branch of the same River above the confluence), having Dahomey on the West, and the Bight of Benin to the South.

It is roughly speaking between latitude 6° and 9° North, and longitude 2° 30' and 6' 30' East. The country was probably first known to Europe from. An introduction to the spiritual source of the beliefs and practices that have so profoundly shaped African American religious traditions.

Most of the Africans who were enslaved and brought to the Americas were from the Yoruba nation of West Africa, an ancient and vast : Red Wheel/Weiser. This book gives both novice and professional on how to make divination with kolanuts known to be Obi in Yoruba religion.

Communicating with Orisas, Herbs, Medicines and Ebos using Obi. This lays a foundation start on using obi and applying it. it gives the basic knowledge and understanding of.

INTRODUCTION Moyo Okediji What is Yorùba: language, people, culture, community, or geographical definition. This question is complex and beyond any easy answer.

Manifestations of Yorùbá cultures are found not only in Africa, but in various parts of the world: in the Americas, Caribbean islands, and Europe. This book contrib-File Size: KB. Antonia Yétúndé Fọlárìn Schleicher: Colloquial Yoruba.

The Complete Course for Beginners. Routledge, New York, This page book originally came with two CDs, today the audiofiles to be downloaded for free on the publisher's website. LibraryThing Review User Review - nandithebull - LibraryThing. Right after John Mason comes Baba Ifa Karade.

This book takes the inclusive energy of Ifa to a new level by offering simple, comparative excerpts from religious texts from differing religions, even a list of chakras and their Yoruba counterparts.4/5(6). Yoruba (English: / ˈ j ɒr ʊ b ə /; Yor. Èdè Yorùbá) is a language spoken in West number of speakers of Yoruba is estimated between 30 and 40 million.

It is a pluricentric language spoken principally in Nigeria and Benin, with communities in Sierra Leone, Liberia, other parts of Africa, the Americas, and non-vernacular remains of the language in the Caribbean Ethnicity: Yoruba people.

Yoruba Beaded Art/Black History: Designs, Repetition, Rhythms and Movement Lesson Unit: Introduction The goal of The Bead Museum Education and Community Outreach Program is to present exhibitions and instruction that facilitate participants' understanding of the symbolic meaning and function of beads in diverse cultural contexts.

The Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá) are an ethnic group that inhabits western Africa, mainly Nigeria and Yoruba constitute about 44 million people in total. The vast majority of this population is from Nigeria, where the Yoruba make up 16% of the country's population, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Yoruba people speak the Yoruba language, which is Benin: million.

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The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts. This was the book that I constantly referenced in my podcasts titled African Spirituality: Orisha And Yoruba Philosophy that you can listen to here.

Here is what one reviewer had to say: “Great book and reference material. I love this book, It gave you a lot of information and history into the Yoruba. PRAYERS TO THE ORISHAS Introduction Who owns your head. This provocative question means a great deal to many people around the world who practice a religion known as Santería, or alternatively (some people mind the previous name), La Regla de Ocha.

This tradition originates among the Yoruba people of West Africa, in the area of present-day File Size: KB. The Nigerian diaspora is now world-wide, and when Yoruba travel, they take with them their religious organizations.

As a member of the Cherubim and Seraphim church in London for over thirty years, anthropologist Hermione Harris explores a world of prayer, spirit possession, and divination through dreams and visions. Introduction. Like many “aleyos” I first came into contact with Orisha worship while travelling to Cuba.

I went there to study popular Latin percussion and ended up taking folkloric batá drum lessons. Years later I was learning songs and prayers of the Lukumí-people, as the Yorùbá descendants call themselves there - from my Padrino.

Nigeria is a country located in West Africa with a coast on the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. Neighboring countries include Benin, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. The geography ranges from southern coastal swamps to tropical forests, woodlands, grasslands, and semi-desert in the north.

YORUBA: INTERMEDIATE TEXTS Introduction This course is based on a series of brief monologs, recorded impromptu by John. Oyewale, a western-educated native speaker of Yoruba from the. QY9. area.

It is intended for students who have already had an introduction to the language. The central part of the course is the recordings. these printed. Oyo Empire.

Ife was surpassed by the Oyo Empire as the dominant Yoruba military and political power between and AD. The nearby Benin Empire was also a powerful force between and Oyo developed in the 17th century and become one of the largest Yoruba kingdoms, while Ile-Ife remained as a religiously significant rival to its power at the site of the divine creation of the.

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I respectfully disagree with both of answers above. Yoruba traditional culture, which predates both Christianity and Islam does in fact contain a specific spiritual worldview and along with it, spiritual practices. Most Yoruba are not in fact Chri.

Yoruba words for book include iwe, iwe ni, owe, buka and ìwé. Find more Yoruba words at. Genesis, the first book of the Bible, reveals the origin of the universe, man’s early history, the origin of sin and death, and God’s means to undo all human suffering.

offshoot of the main Yoruba stock, and the Oba of Benin and his immediate nobility can trace their descent from Ile-Ife, the Yoruba Holy City.

Younger members of the Benin ruling house carried * Yoruba' influenc e eastwards across the Niger as far as Onitsha and File Size: KB. Synopsis "Beginner's Yoruba" is now available with two accompanying audio CDs. It provides an introduction to the Yoruba language, which is spoken by over 30 million people in south-western Nigeria, parts of the Benin Republic, and Togo, as well as in the diaspora populations of Brazil, Cuba /5(27).AJT/4:l/90 RITUALS, SYMBOLISM AND SYMBOLS IN YORUBA TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS THOUGHT E.

Dada Adelowo* Introduction This paper' is moti~ated by' the need. to ' correct the erroneOUS observatiods, notions, assertions and pontifications of some foreign armchair investigators Size: KB.They established a capital at Lagos in InNigeria won its independence from the British.

Since then, the government of Nigeria has been challenged to unite a diverse group of peoples. The three major groups are the Hausa and Fulani in the north, the Yoruba in the west, and the Igbo in the east.