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Yemaya, The Yoruba/ African Deity of The Ocean

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yemaya Awo Orunmila Ifamola omo odun Oshebile, Olo Obatala Igbinlaye who for over thirty years has been performing Orisha music with many of the most prominent drummers of our time. Most notably – the late great Orlando “Puntilla” Rios, Oni Shango Obatilemi who was a leading exponent of Aña, Orisha and Afro -Cuban music in the United States for close to thirty years. Puntilla introduced Oshebile to his Oluo Siguayu (godfather) Gerardo “Taboada”Ferandez Ogbeyono Ifa who initiated Him into the Ifa Priesthood in March of 2001 in the home of Lazaro (ibae) and Fran Marquetti in Havana Cuba. In June of 1992 he was initiated as a priest of Obatala by Olo Oshun Evelyn (Okantomi) Smart and Oni Shango Chief ( Aya Ilu) Bey (ibae). Join us as Awo Orunmila Ifamola talks about Yemaya the Goddess of the Ocean.