Sefa Turah Yoruba Research Foundation

Ese Ifa Oturah  אשא אףא עתארא

ERIWO YAH, ARIWO IYEH

Eriwo Yah (Ariwo Iyeh) "Shout of Oyah, Yah, Iah Oyah, Yah, Iah is Risha (Goddess) of afefe (air, wind, breeze), ategun (oxy-gen), efufulile (Tornedo), ogun (war).

She is elemi Iyeh (Risha in charge of breath of life).

She is Goddess of war as Ijah, Jah Oyah, Yah of victory

Eriwo Yah/Ariwo Yah (shout of Oyah, Yah)

Eriwo Yah, Eriwo Yah Ha, ERiwo Yah

Yah gbo (the Yah is everlasting)

Ha Yah to (the Yah is able)

Ha Yah je (the Yah answers)

Another version of praise to Yah:

Ha Yah gbo (the Yah lives long) Ha Yah to (the Yah days fulfill)

Ha Yah je, Ha Yah mu (the Yah be contented)

Eriwo Yah (Ariwo Yah) lowodi Ereko (shout of Yah made the wall of Jeriko/lraq to collapse)

Oya was said to have entered into river Nija (Niger) formerly called river Ufe-rika, lfe-rika, Afe-rika (Ufrates). Odo Oya, Odo Yah is then named after river Nija (Niger). Odo Oyah is also called Om iOluwa Yah (Water of Yah).

Oriki Oya (Praise of Yah): Yah ni elemi Iyeh (breath of life) Aya Shango (wife of Shango)

 

Yarubasalam

 

 

Devotees of our mother Oyah

Ileke Oyah (Oyah beads)