After God is Dibia. Igbo Lecture. Igbo Lectures & Poems s & Poems. By Friends of Emeagwali. Comment: With an introduction by. Chukwurah Filip Emeagwali. After God is Dibia: Igbo Cosmology, Healing, Divination and Sacred Science in Nigeria v. 2 by John A. Umeh, , available at. Get this from a library! After God is Dibia. [John Anenechukwu Umeh].

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When she finally died, humanity was thrown into a great wailing, chaos and confusion. Return to Book Page. Paperback2 pages. Innocent Aguwuom added it Jul 12, Effiong also went to his friends the bush cat and the cock, and borrowed two hundred rods from each of them on the same conditions, and told each one of them that if he were absent when they arrived, they could kill and eat anything they found about the place.

On looking round, however, he saw some corn on the, ground, and, being hungry, he commenced to eat. Lourdes marked it as to-read Jul 26, Want to Read saving….

After God is Dibia: Vol. 1

Unu ekwena ka oji dalue ana, ma o bu ka nwa-ngwele gbaa aji Almighty God do not allow this kolanut to drop from my hand or subject us to any misfortune today. Refresh and try again.

He instructed them on how to bury the old, dead divination sage with a promise that an Ugili, sacred tree, will sprout and grow from her head and that its fruits, when they ripe and fall, should gpd their shells broken into two and arranged four on each of four strings, which when cast and interpreted will tell with accuracy, what was, what is, dibiz what will be.


Additionally, she heard, with the help of her mystical third ear, what was, what is, and what will be. E lisie, o dika a ma eweta ozo He allows or rescinds these gifts as he considers appropriate or expedient.

Margo Diiba marked it as to-read May 05, There were not wish lists or the marathon sessions of begging that are prominent in some traditions today. Uchu adi agba mma ekwu The pen kinfe routinely deployed for splitting of kolanuts because of the nature of its assignment is always assured of early morning breakfast.

Nky is currently reading it Mar 26, Ama marked it as to-read Aug 19, As you can see, Igbo prayers were a combination of affirmations, praises, proverbs, and requests. Cornell Hanley marked it as to-read Jun 03, Chukwunonso Udeh marked it as to-read Jan 06, Mkali Maarufu marked it as to-read Jan 30, Ralph Festus marked it as to-read May 06, There was a very brilliant Igbo lady who made accurate prophecies and inspired utterances and accurately read the minds of God, spirits, ancestors, men and women, stars, planets and all that exists and saw clear and accurate visions of what was, what is, and what will be.

The goat was thus left master of the situation and started bleating, and this noise attracted the attention of the leopard, who was on his way to receive payment from the hunter. The Urhobos call it Epha. Ugochukwu Obinwude marked it as to-read Jul 01, Prayer has always been a central part of Igbo life.


After God is Dibia: Vol. 1 by Anenechukwu Umeh

Kalu Friday marked it as to-read Apr 13, Oso chuka nwata, o gbanaa ikwu nne ya A child who has a serious disagreement with his fraternal household may op to move over and settle with his maternal relatives. Sep 05, Sidney Davis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yeboah Ashford marked it as to-read Jan 27, The goat was dead almost at once, and the leopard started on his meal.

When he got close to the house he heard a crunching sound, and, being a hunter himself, he approached very cautiously, and looking over the fence saw the leopard only a few yards off busily engaged eating the goat.

Nnaemeka Austin marked it as to-read Apr 21, Open Preview See a Problem? Not seeing any one about he stalked the goat and got nearer and nearer, until he was within springing distance. Just wish there were other comparative studies done on this subject. As does the second volume in the series.