Let's get educated on Iyaami.
Who is Iyaami?
What is their purpose on Earth, and their relationship with humanity?
yaami can also be called Iyaami Aje or Eleye.
They are part of the spirits sent by Olodumare and they follow the desires and will of Olodumare.
The Iyaami Aje are not Orisa, and no one can be initiated into Iyaami Aje. I repeat this, no one can be initiated to Iyaami Aje.
Whoever does this should know that they have created problems in their life.
They can switch to different forms of birds and animals when they want to do the things they want to do.
Like when they want to accept ipese (offerings).
Iyaami Aje are part of Ifa/Orisa's spiritual guardians. They are part of the messages that help carry out the Ase in Ebo and Ipese that is done.
They are divine police who handle good and bad human behavior.
They support Babalawos, helping to do most of the things Babalawos want to do.
That's why you'll never see any competent Babalawo insult Iyaami or say something negative about them.
Several Ifa corpus (Odu Ifa) talk about Iyaami, but my quote will be from Owonrin Ofun,
“Who is the one who is My mother, Osoronga is the one who is going to be in the mouth”. Owonrin Wofun.

Iyami Osoronga supports us to be great Babalawos.
In a nutshell, Iyaami Aje are powerful women, they are on our side. Make offerings to them and your life will be
great and excellent. Eku Ose Ifa.
-Baba Awurela Oluwo Ifaseyi
What are Iyaami Osoronga?
The strength of the world is the terrestrial spirits, the female energies of the Earth. There is much talk about Iyaami Osoronga through beautiful texts besides the real
Iyaami Osoronga are the astral forces living in the
world and through them we have free access to various akose.
Not only are they female terrestrial forces on Earth, but they also have their own cult in Ogboni and Ifa.
Ìyáàmi Òsòròngá (great mother), Èléiye (bird owner),
Ìyáàmi (mother) Iyaami Aje, are the names by which this entity is known, there are actually several deities grouped under the same term.
They are responsible for:
setting the control and balance of nature, establishing harmony and order of all creation,
using the so called osobu or ayeo:
iku (death), arun (disease), ofo (loss), eyo (tragedy), etc.
They are always counting on the help of Èsú.
She's a lover of palm oil, the osun powder with which it's painted, the stem and the nails, the eyes.
She’s owner of all the birds, who are her children,
as are sorcerers.
Nothing is gained with them if they are not offered sacrifices, which are always to be performed under strict rituals and directed by the babalawos.
Offering at night you always use the light of the lamps or candles to see the offering and ring of bronze or iron bells
to hear the request to grant you mercy and forgiveness.
It is said that when they perform their duties they turn into birds and head to the most hidden places to do so.
A legend of Òsá Méjì says that when all creatures and deities descended on Earth, Ìyáàmi couldn't go because she was completely naked.
She asked everyone for help, but no one listened to her, until she saw Orúnmìlà who knows her benevolent character asked him to help her down.
Orúnmìlà asked: How will you go down naked like this?
She replied, it will be easy, because if you let me I will come in and nobody will see me.
Òrúnmìlà agreed and when they reached the continent, Òrúnmìlà asked her to leave, but
she refused to go. Orúnmìlà said to her, Ah, you're going to starve and she answered, you know what?
No, I'm going to eat you inside out. Orùnmilà was scared and did a dafa and seeing the odu,
made the necessary sacrifices, and made the offering to Ìyáàmi to leave. When she smelled the sacrifice, she ate it, and Òrúnmìlà fled the place.
Then the power of Ìyáàmi was established on Earth.
Some time after her descent, Ìyáàmi was
subdivided and the first thing they did was go drink the water of the seven holy rivers that unite Ife.
They were:
and Ogbere.
Then they stayed in the forest choosing the trees who would be their igbo and who would serve, some for good and others for evil.
These were:
orogbo (anger),
iroko (ibi),
arere (ibi),
ose (ire),
obobo (ire),
iya (ibi)
and asurin (ire ati ibi)

-Oluwo Alabi!!!

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