What is Obeah?

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Last update March 16, 2022: More clarification to combat munging. There are many theories about the origins of Obeah, even the word itself.  There are many words in many West African languages that have “obi” or “obea” in them that are connected to mysticism.  Because many Igbo people were taken…

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Updates on Obeah.Sheloya.com

I’ve finally done some updates and made a decision about what to do with the different domains. First, I’ve decided to keep them. Though the server space and software issues were solved on my main host, I’ve decided to keep the other because of their great customer service, and I…

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Oshun Ebbo for Spring 2018

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Well well, it has been a crazy year. Last year’s Odu of the year at the Worldwide Ifa Festival was Oggunda Tasia, and they say this year it is going to be the same. People who respect the Orishas/Nature will come out on top, but those who don’t will suffer…

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Ebbo for Ogun November 2017

On November 13, 2017 selected members of Ile Baalat Teva and the Wolf Claw Clan gathered to give offerings to Ogun. Warning, the photos are graphic and somewhat gory. If you have a problem with seeing animal sacrifice or blood, please do not scroll down. For Ogun, we gave a…

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Yewa Ebbo 2017

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On October 29, 2017 Arden Keren, the Queen of Ile Baalat Teva, performed an ebbo for Yewa, the Orisha of the underworld, decay, decomposition, and fermentation. Because her energy is a little too inhumane for the average person to handle, and the ebbo would include blessing tools, it was not…

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Ebbo for Eshu, June 14, 2017

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On June 14, 2017, Ile Baalat Teva hosted our big yearly ebbo for Eshu.  There were six men in attendance, and it was a beautiful and meaningful gathering.  There have also already been some very positive manifestations on the day and since. Cremains were gathered and protection amulets and mementos…

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