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In this time of Pandemic, Ifá-Òrìsà followers call on Babaluaye/Soponna/Asojuano/Sakpata to protect the world and curb the effects of this Covid-19/Corona Virus. Obaluaye is an Òrìsà strongly associated with infectious disease and healing. The name Babalú-Ayé translates as “Father, lord of the Earth” and points to the authority this Òrìsà exercises on all things earthly, including the body, wealth, and physical possessions.
In West Africa, he was strongly associated with epidemics of smallpox, leprosy, influenza and so on. Although strongly associated with illness and disease, Babalú-Ayé is also the spirit that cures these ailments. Both feared and loved, Babalú-Ayé is sometimes referred to as the “Wrath of the supreme God” because he punishes people for their transgressions. People hold Babalú-Ayé in great respect and avoid calling his actual name, because they do not wish to invoke epidemics. His worship is widely associated with the Earth itself, and his shrines are often separated from commonly travelled areas. His ritual tools include a ritual broom for purification, a covered terra-cotta vessel, and abundant cowry shells. Usually considered hobbled by disease.
Oríkì fún Obàlúàiyé:
Arú Bí Ewé Ajó
ÒRÌSÀ Tí Nmú Omo Mú ÌyáBí Obàlúàiyé Bá Mú Won TánO Tún Lè Sáré Lo Mú BàbáÒRÌSÀ Bí ÀjéObàlúàiyé Mo Ilé Osó, O Mo Ilé ÀjéO Gbá Osó L’ójúOsó Kún Fínrínfínrín
O Pa Àjé Ku Ìkan SosoÒRÌSÀ JìngbìnìObàlúàiyé A Mú Ni Toùn ToùnObàlúàiyé Sí Odù Re Hàn MíKí Ndi OlówóKí Ndi Olomo.
Oríkì to Obàlúàiyé:
Powerful ÒrìsàAbàtà that blooms like the leaves of ajó. Òrìsà who punishes the mother together with the son
After Obàlúàiyé finishes picking them upYou can go get Father
Òrìsà equal to the spell.
Obàlúàiyé knows both the wizard's house and the witch's houseChallenged the sorcerer
The sorcerer ran in despair. Killed all the witches and only allowed one to survive
Òrìsà Obàlúàiyé that makes people lose their voiceObàlúàiyé open your odù for meso that I have prosperityso that I have many children.So be it, so be it, so be it.