Ifa Chant for Acceptance of Supplication
(Itadogun Ifa: Ki Awon Orisa o gba ibo)
Reprinted from the website of Ile Orunmila
by Chief FAMA
Ifa, ti owo bo inu Odu re
Ifa, put-hand deep-inside Odu yours
[Orunmila, please, reach down inside your coded text-Ifa]
Ki o ko ire t’emi le mi ni owo
Must you pack ire mine on me in hand [and give me my own blessings]
Tori, o pe titi ti mo ti nsawo
Because it long very and very I that doing-awo [Because, I have been serving you consistently and consciously for a very long time]
Mo se awo titi, mo se awo de ile Elesin-Oyan
I do awo very, I do awo reach house owner-horse Oyan [During this period of my service, I met with royalties (Kings)]
Mo se awo titi, mo se awo de ilu eyin Iwonran
I do awo very, I do awo reach town/country back Iworan [During this period of my service, I travelled across-the-oceans-I travelled overseas]
Mo se awo titi, mo ree ba oloja pin owun ni ori ite
I do awo very, I do meet with owner-of-market divide talk in head-throne [During this period of my service, I travelled, met with, and make far-reaching decisions with Kings and the Powerfuls]
Ifa, sebi awo oloro ni mo fee se o
Ifa, it-is awo rich is I want do [Ifa, I desire to be Awo with positive influence and wealth]
Emi o se awo otosi
Me not do awo poverty [I do not wish for an Awo of bad influence]
Awo oloro ni mo fee se o
Awo rich is I want do [Awo with positive influence, I desire to be]
Ifa, jowo, ki o ma ma ko owun enu ti emi (temi)
Ifa, please, must you not refuse voice mouth mine [Odumare via Orunmila, please, do not refuse my pleas for IRE]
Orunmila, jowo, ki o ma ma ko owun enu ti emi (temi)
Orunmila, must you not refuse voice mouth that mine
[Odumare via Orunmila, please, do not refuse my requests for all IRE]
Tori, eja nla won kii ko owun onibu
Because fish big they not refuse voice owner-vast-water
[Because, Odumare never refuses the requests of big aquatic animals]
Ìwerenjeje, won kii ko owun Oba Orisa (Obarisa), ati bee bee
Iwere-njeje, they not refuse voice King-Orisa, etc.
[Because of divine order, iwerenjeje herb is always sweet], etc.
Note: Even though this chant is truncated (its beginning lines and most of its ending lines having been cut off), it is still potent as is. Personalized prayer can be added starting from the end of the last line.
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