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 September 24th - 30th, 2016

This week, the reading “Idi Iwori” comes “Off Path” (Otura Ogunda), indicating an uphill road requiring more effort. Mostly the focus is on family this week as it shows that one or more family members are struggling.  Keep in mind that family implies togetherness, so what affects one, affect all. An honest discussion is advised to find out what’s going on, who needs more nurturing? Remember that family can include your close friends too.

There’s an emphasis on learning and staying relevant so as to not be left behind. If you have school age children, you may want to check on them to see how they are doing in school.  Learning applies to you too, what are you doing to better yourself?

Yemoja-Olòkun (Otura Meji) will provide the support needed this week to get back on path. The offering is a “pomegranate” (Otura Ogunda).  In the context of this reading, pomegranate is a symbol of prosperity, Ashe!. 

Place a white candle, and a clear glass of cool water along with your offering.  Spend some quality time with Yemoja-Olòkun praying for nurturing, love and support, don’t rush it, you want to recharge your energy.

See latest blog:  Yemoja-Olòkun and story of creation

Love and Blessings!  Javier Lujan {Babalawo Ifajuitan}


Words of Wisdom...

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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.