OPON IFA - IFA DIVINATION TRAY FOR SALE - OPON ORULA
Ifa Divination Tray
Different styles of Opon Ifa
Wood is the material most commonly associated with the ifa tray , Although you can find Opon Ifa made of other materials such as clay
Yoruba sculptors typically carve the Ifa opon In the shape of a square, rectangle, or circle, discover this particularly Squared Opon Ifa Hand-Carved from Nigeria
This is the most popular ifa board style and the one most used by ifa priests, its usual diameter is 18 inc. they exist in two versions, large ifa boards for ebo and small boards for medicine.
This is the square model of the ifa boards, used by ifa priests
This particular board is rare, and is used in Afro-Cuban traditions by Osain priests.
Opon Ifa Yoruba
The faces that appear on Yoruba divination boards usually represent Eshu, the messenger deity who acts as a medium between the human and spirit realms.
Opón Ifá is made of Ikókò, Àgbálùmò, or any other tree in this category.
The carvings include human representations, animals, and spiritual forms or objects, but the Opón Ifá must have at least one stylized side representing Èsù Òdàrà as the all-seeing eye in divination.
In Afro-Cuban traditions, the ifa board was modified and went from having an eshu to a cross.
Yes, the big one is between 8 to 20 inches (diameter), and is used for divination and ebo.
The small one is between 4 to 6 inches and is used for the elaboration of medicines (Akose)