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African Traditional Religions: Ifa

This guide, created by the Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library with funding from the Atla OER Grant Program, exists as an Open Educational Resource on "African Traditional Religions: Ifa." Content licensed CC-BY-NC 4.0.

Appendix D: The 256 Odu

Image created by Dr. Will Coleman Ph.D., Oscar Daniel and Brad Ost (Available in appendix with Excel Spreadsheet)

This extraordinary diagram is a geometrical interpretation of the 256 holy odus of sacred scriptures (parables, proverbs and prescriptions) for cultivating Iwa pele (good character).

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