From the Yoruba Culture: Iba is a word often used during prayers from worshippers of the Ifa/Orisha tradition. It is used to honor or pay homage to God, ancestors, Orisas, elders, Kings, wise-ones, etc. It is used to give honor or praise.
Sentence:Iba Olodumare, Oba ajiki – Homage to [God] the Creator, the King who we praise first.
Obara Meji is a spiritualist, Ifa-Orisa practitioner, and teacher of metaphysics. Since 2011 she has used her online platform to share her personal experiences to those seeking answers about spirituality. Her teachings will expand into short stories, novels, and public speaking to continue her mission of bringing enlightenment to the world.