Ifa Morning Prayers For Help

Ifá is a religion common among the Yorubas. Over the years this religion has spread from West Africa to different parts of the world. In traditional Ifa, there is no hell and there is no Satan or devil. Olodumare (God) is the creator of all things and all forces. The breath of Olodumare gives life to all that exists in heaven and earth.

Orunmila is the Grand Priest, who revealed divinity and prophecy to the world. Ifa is the embodiment of knowledge and wisdom -This religion reveals all that was, all that is, and all that will be. Also, her followers are blessed with the wisdom to understand this knowledge and use it properly.

Below is an Ifa Morning Prayer Recitation:

Morning Prayer 1

Ori, I honor you and give you thanks.

It is you who are with me through every event of life.

My Ori is a good Ori.

Good Ori is my direct link to Olorun.

Good Ori is Olorun’s essence within me.

Good Ori is open to receive the blessings that Olorun sends to me.

Good Ori is my Ori.

Good Ori is open to the wisdom of Ifa.

Good Ori is open to the guidance of Orunmila.

Good Ori accepts assistance from Orisa.

Good Ori welcomes and embraces Egungun.

Good Ori welcomes assistance from Egungun.

Good Ori is my Ori.

Ori, I ask you to always keep my doors open.

Ori, I ask you to always bring me blessings.

Ori, I ask you to always support me through difficult times.

Ori, I ask you to always celebrate the good times with me.

Ori, I embrace you, and ask that you always embrace me.

Ase, Ase, Ase o!

Morning Prayer 2

Save me please, Olorunmi.

Please save me.

Save me please, Olorunmi.

Please save me.

You are the one I rely upon.

You are my strength.

You are the one I run to for cover.

Save me please, Olorunmi.

Please save me. Save me please, Olorunmi. Please save me….

You are everyone’s pillar of strength.

One who turns to Olorun for support is never disgraced.

Please protect me and do not let me be harmed.

Save me please, Olorunmi.

Please save me.

Save me please, Olorunmi.

Please save me.

You are the one I rely upon.

You are my strength.

You are the one I run to for cover.

Save me please, Olorunmi.

Please save me. Save me please, Olorunmi.

Please save me. Before long, not far, all blessings come flowing in, and sprout new branches.

Ase, ase, ase o!

Note: 

  • Ori means Soul/Spiritual head
  • Olorun means God

References:

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/If%C3%A1
  • https://www. scribd.com /doc/126870497/Ifa-Morning-Prayers