Oba Ela Ifa Academy

Dedication, respect for the tradition, and a willingness to engage deeply with both the spiritual and physical aspects of Ifa are necessary for mastering this ancient wisdom system.

At Oba Ela Ifa Academy, we offer comprehensive training in Ifa divination, spiritual healing, and the Yoruba language. Our courses are designed to help you develop a deep understanding of Ifa philosophy, rituals, divination techniques, and more. Students at Ifa Academy are guided by experienced Babalawos and Iyanifas, ensuring an authentic and enriching learning experience.

  • Divination Training. Learn and recite the 256 sacred verses of Ifa, master the use of Ikin and Opele, and develop your divination skills.
  • Rituals and Ceremonies. Instruction on performing traditional Ifa rituals, ceremonies, including initiation rites and annual festivals.
  • Spiritual Guidance. Personal mentorship and spiritual guidance from seasoned practitioners to support your growth and development.

Oba Ela Ifa Academy aims to preserve and promote the rich cultural heritage of Ifa, fostering a deep understanding and appreciation of this ancient wisdom tradition. Through rigorous education and spiritual practice, the academy seeks to empower individuals to live in harmony with themselves, their communities, and the natural world.

“Ifa always speaks in parables or proverbs, It is the wise man who understands his message. When we say, understand it, It is the wise man who understands it. If we claim we understand it, when we really do not understand it, then we say, there is something terrible about it ”

Olumide Lucas – The religion of the Yoruba