Weekly Ifascope

The process of divination is to open the channels of communication between the meta-intellect of the Universe and ourselves. The skilled Diviner will utilize his or her experiential connection to this energy to tap into that ocean of knowledge for those that they are divining for. To be most effective, the energy should be a three way triangulation...Ifa priest, Client and Orunmila (meta-intellect). The Ifascope that the Foundation has presented each week for more than a decade, is a broader scope connection. The Ifascope is designed for a general understanding of the effective energy necessary for those that share our World View to most successfully navigate the path towards their fulfilling their Destiny. It is both accurate and effective - it will smooth the bumps and improve your life, but it is not meant to replace one on one divination. When serious issues of a career, love, health, children etc. must be dealt with, ONLY a one on one divination with a skilled Diviner can guarantee the right answers and solutions. At the Ifa Foundation, Oluwo Philip Neimark and Iyanifa Vassa are available for personal divinations via phone, e-mail, or in person at our various workshops.

Each week I divine for the most probable path that will lead us towards our Destiny. These paths reflect certain energies that are indicated for us to successfully traverse the two sides of our energy matrix. While each energy applies specifically to either the temporal or spiritual/emotional components, do NOT make the mistake of thinking they are not interrelated.  Ifa, unlike the Western world view, never examines any situation without understanding and integration with the whole of our lives.


Oluwo Philip Neimark

 This week's Ifascope Reading is brought to you by our long time friend Javier Lujan {Ifajuitan}, an Osun priest and babalawo since 1998.

 The Ifascope is posted weekly on Thursday evening.

Reading for week of January 14th - 20th, 2016 

This week looks very promising for our projects as it indicates a strong energy alignment to help us meet our objectives. The Odu “Otura Meji” was cast as the active Odu for the week, it comes “On Path” (“Otura Meji”) with special emphasis on success (“Otura Meji”) and family (“Otura Meji”).  In the context of this reading, “family” and “success” together would also imply the people you work with or collaborate with. 

Note the repetition of the same Odu driving the point home.  Otura Meji is the 13th Odu and speaks of serenity in both our conscious and subconscious mind, or to put it another way, the logical and emotional part of you are in harmony.  It is also the principal Odu that was cast for 2017.  So use this time to complete projects as it’s the most auspicious time to do so.

We have Obatala (“Ose Owani”) to thanks for aligning the energy to bring us peace of mind and quieting our busy minds.  The Ebbo (“offering”) to acknowledge the energy is fruit (“Idi Ose”), fruit implies the “harvest”.  Place a white tea candle and a clear glass of water, place the fruit in front of Obatala, pray and talk to Obatala, share what’s on your mind, ask for peace of mind and success in your projects.

Love and Blessings!  Javier Lujan {Babalawo Ifajuitan}


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The world is forever changing, if we don’t change with it, we’ll get left behind.  Nothing sinister about that, it’s just the reality. The challenge of learning to adapt has always been with us since the dawn of time. Adaptation goes beyond survival, it allows us to thrive, so don’t resist change, embrace it. This week you’ll find yourself dealing with unexpected changes which will make you feel uneasy and unsure of yourself. Itreally should be an auspicious time but we don’t see it that way because we’re too worry about what’s happening around us.