How are free will and fate counterbalanced in Odinala? Does a person have free will in Igbo spirituality? How does Akaraka (fate) relate to free will in ancestral thought?
Ikenga is the philosophy of the ‘right hand’. In this video I explain what that means, and how use ikenga to unlock your latent potential, drive and spiritual power. This video also gives insight into the individualism, personal agency, and numerology in Odinani.
This video shows the four spiritual elements that make the human soul according to Igbo spirituality. These are Chi, Eke, Mmuo and Onyeuwa. This is important to understand if you’re building a foundation in Odinani (Igbo Cosmology/Spirituality), and to add insight on the nature of the human soul. This video also touches on how to determine your destiny, predestination, how reincarnation works in the Igbo world view, and how these parts work together to make you who you are.
In Igbo mythology, the Ogbanje are spirits that cause a child to die, and reincarnate just to die again. The Ogbanje is a mischief maker in the spirit world that sneaks into the world of the living through the womb of a woman. But there is more to the Ogbanje than what is popularly known, as many are walking among us today.
A guest video post via The Medicine Shell: