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What and Who is Babalawo?
Babalawo is a Yorùbá chieftaincy title that denotes a Priest of Ifá. Ifa is a divination system that represents the teachings of the Orisha Orunmila, the Spirit of Wisdom, who in turn serves as the oracular representative of God. The Babalawo claim to ascertain the future through communication with Orunmila. This is done through the interpretation of either the patterns of the divining chain known as Opele, or the palm nuts called Ikin, on the traditionally wooden divination tray.

A Babalawo is a servant of Orunmila who helps and assist clients in attaining their Destiny (ayanmo). He is a well respected spiritual leader who is in touch with the material and spiritual aspect of human existence - indeed; his help is sought in many ways as his influence extends into all phases of life. He lives for one purose only, to discover the will of Orunmila.

A Babalawo is a seer who is capable of overturning Ill-fated destiny into a better and prosperous one

Moreover, he himself lives in accordance to the beliefs of IFA and his manifest reverence and meticulous observance of its ritual constitute one of the strongest arguments against the charge of general dishonesty.


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