Montessori Blake School, 495 Blake Street
New Haven, CT 06513
An introduction to the theology and religious/spiritual practice within the Yoruba Orisa Tradition. The Orsia Tradition of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, and Togo is an earth based indigenous religion with rich sacred literature as well as powerful communal and personal practices. Topics covered will include an overview of theology and practice, ancestor reverence, understanding the Orisa (divinities), Ifa sacred literature and divination, as well as prayer in nature and at home.