Time & Location
Mar 18, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Savannah, Savannah, GA, USA
About the Event
Isis Moon and Ile Ase Gbogbo Ebora ("The House of the Power of All the Spirits") welcomes you to our festivities. Ile Ase Gbogbo Ebora is a subdivision and one of the four main pillars of Isis Moon.
Please join us as we celebrate the Yoruba culture by venerating several Orisa/Orisha (Yoruba deified spiritual energies) and provide awareness of significant cultural aspects.
The Purpose of this Festival
- To honor our ancestors: Special tribute to Iya J's parents
- To promote "Esu Is Not Satan": Oftentimes, many African concepts of spirituality are demonized and we will debunk those misconceptions.
- To focus on some Yoruba culture aspects and basic principles of Ifa
Agenda (more details TBD):
Friday, March 17th
- Venerate Orunmila-Ifa and Eshu with drums, song, and offerings
Saturday, March 18th
- Feed the Community: Food & Drinks For Attendees*
- Egungun Masquerade: Drums, Dance, and Masquerade to honor our Ancestors
- Yoruba Art Exhibit
Sunday, March 19th
- Gathering to discuss basic Ifa-Orisha concepts and effects on the community
*RSVP IS REQUIRED FOR ATTENDANCE
Location will be provided to all who RSVP.
Site will be updated with more Agenda details soon.
Basic guidance on a few terms:
- The System and Concepts of Spiritual Energies and the Cosmos
- The Great Oracle
- The Science & Mathematics of African Spirituality
- Cultural Traditions & Practices
Orunmila (nicknamed "Ifa")
- The Spirit of Wisdom
- The Great Problem Solver
- A Great Diviner of Ifa
- One who helps us operate in our ideal character
- A Witness to All Creation & All Destinies
- The Divine Messager
- The One who is apart of Everything (light & dark)
- The One who sits at the crossroads between the spiritual realm and the physical realm
- The Spirit of Communicatio
Egun/Egungun (The Collective Ancestors)
- The spirits of our blood relatives and loved ones who have elevated and are in light
- Those who have a vested and active interest in our well being, evolution, and spiritual progress