Igbá Méjì speaks to the depths of human connections and emotional bonds. It reminds us of the beauty of unconditional love and the power of the union of two individuals or energies.
Be inspired to cultivate deep, meaningful connections and celebrate the power of love and togetherness.
In Ire: Affection, affinity, connection, interdependence, partnership, mutual love.
In Ibi: Ambiguity, antagonism, calumny, codependency, disregard, separation.
Òrúnmìlà is the Ẹlẹ́rìí Ìpín or 'Witness at the allotment and acceptance of Ìpín (destiny)', a process every Orí must undergo before descending into the earthly realm.
The first Ifá priest and a fair adjudicator, Òrúnmìlà has a deep understanding of the human condition and mediates between mortals and celestial beings to resolve problems and restore harmony.
In Ire: Expiation, exoneration, mercy, propitiation (ètùtù), redemption, surrender.
In Ibi: Defiance, guilt, insubordination, oathbreaking, resistance, renunciation.
Humans are social beings, existing in family units and eternally striving to form and hold on to connections. This need is so deeply rooted that oftentimes, we fall into groupthink and lose ourselves in the crowd.
"Ọ̀rẹ́ ò gbẹlẹ̀ta, eléjì l'òrẹ́ gbà"
- Holy Odù Èjìogbè.
"Two is company, three is a crowd"
In Ire: Cohort, consolation, esprit de corps, goodwill, initiation, playfulness.
In Ibi: Confusion, estrangement, exploitation, gossip, identity crisis, jealousy.