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  • Ogwu na Nso Ogwu: Understanding Why Ogwu Has An Nso “Taboo”.                  

    Ogwu na Nso Ogwu: Understanding Why Ogwu Has An Nso “Taboo”.                  

    In Igbo culture, the concept of ogwu (charm or medicine) and nso ogwu (taboos associated with the charm) play a significant role in our traditional beliefs and practices, for varying reasons which we will explain in this article. Understanding Ogwu Ogwu n Igbo Indigenous customs refer to traditional medicines or charms used for various purposes…


  • Spiritual Debts In Igbo Cosmology

    Spiritual Debts In Igbo Cosmology

    Since you as Onye-Igbo reverted to Odinaani, how many Dibia’s Ihu mmuo or Alusi Mba Ozo, have you approached for a favour and in exchange have promised to perpetually give one thing or another, such as yearly or quarterly killing of cows and goats as appreciation, and how many times have you kept your promise…


  • Understanding the Role and Functions of Alusi in Igbo Spirituality | Nso-Ani, Nso Obodo, and Nso-Alusi | Igbo Indigenous Beliefs

    Understanding the Role and Functions of Alusi in Igbo Spirituality | Nso-Ani, Nso Obodo, and Nso-Alusi | Igbo Indigenous Beliefs

        Uru-Alusi Baara To An Individual & Community. Alusi is a central concept in Igbo indigenous spirituality, do not let anyone tell you otherwise. The functions of Alusi may vary depending on the intentions behind its institutions, but nonetheless, Alusi is more or less, amplified by the preservation of its moralities “Idose Ihe-Nso”, which are…


  • CHI MMADU AYA EKPUCHI AKALAKA MMADU “CAN YOU CHI BLOCK YOUR DESTINY”

    CHI MMADU AYA EKPUCHI AKALAKA MMADU “CAN YOU CHI BLOCK YOUR DESTINY”

    When an individual is constantly suffering from evil eye, ill luck, misfortunes, and diverse set-backs in all they engage in, our people would say “Onye nwere Ajo-Chi- an equivalent of a bad a Chi”, when the roles are reversed, our people would say “Onye nwere Chi-Oma- an equivalent of a good Chi”, this made our…


  • Agwu Nka N’Uzu “Creative Energy Of Innovation And Artistry”.

    Agwu Nka N’Uzu “Creative Energy Of Innovation And Artistry”.

    Gini Bu Agwu? Agwu bu Agbara keru akonauche, it is the energy that depicts and transmits the mind and will of the creator “Uche-Chukwu”. Agwu is a cosmic force that derives information from the universal mind and transmits such information to the God-possessed individual “Onye-Agwu Mara”. Agwu within the Igbo ancestral perception is synonymous with…


  • Ogwu Ego: Wealth Manifesting Mechanism In Igbo Culture.

    Ogwu Ego: Wealth Manifesting Mechanism In Igbo Culture.

    Ogwu Ego is defined as an alchemical configuration designed to draw in and materialize wealth. It functions by boosting or attracting profitable business or partnerships, connections, or a large clientele, it also functions as a preventive measure, by avoiding liabilities that would disrupt an individual’s finances or business. There are several types of configurations “Ogwu”…


  • AKALOGHELI

    AKALOGHELI

    Have you heard of this word, either as a concept in Igbo spirituality or as a day-to-day word in Igbo language?      The context in which the word “Akalogheli” is used “Ndi–Akalogheli”, makes an inferred statement of “Plurality”, thereby connoting a collection of entity spirits used by cosmic or universal entities to exert punishment, in order…


  • AKALAKA

    AKALAKA

                                                    “Ugo Chi Tubaru” “Akalaka Mmadu Na Edu Ya” To unravel the meaning of this proverb, we’d be using a second proverb to further elucidate, hence, “Uwa a bu ahia, onye zucha onaa”.  As umu-Igbo when faced with this proverb, how can we interpret it and what symbolisms does the “Market-Ahia” have in this context?…


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