An Evening with Chief Solagbade Popoola Book Release in Oakland, CA
Omoluabi: The Description of
a Complete Human Being
Nigerian author and speaker Chief Solagbade Popoola is has just released his newest book “Omoluabi: The Description of the Complete Human Being” and he will begin a book tour the touches down in New York, Oakland, and Los Angeles. In Oakland, his presentation entitled “The Loss of Innocence and the Discovery of Character” will highlight Chief Popoola's trademark command of sacred poetry, story telling and discussion.
Known for his entertaining, thought provoking storytelling and his in-depth analysis of Orisa Lifestyle, Chief Popoola is widely recognized as a wise elder, sharing his gifts in a society that routinely devalues both wisdom and eldership. During the Oakland segment of his National tour, Chief Popoola will co-facilitate the Orisa Lifestyle & Mental Health Retreat with Orland Bishop and Obafemi Origunwa, MA. Together, they will guide participants through an exploration of
In “Omoluabi: The Description of the Complete Human Being” Chief Popoola will expound upon the Yoruba principle of Omoluabi, which suggests nobility and sincere goodness from within. When an elder refers to someone as omoluabi, it is used as a term of endearment, an epithet that goes beyond the individual to celebrate the community that produced the person. As such, Omoluabi refers to someone of integrity, wisdom, and patience.
The lecture and book release will draw upon numerous verses of the sacred texts of Ifa, as well as Chief Popoola's direct experiences as a 30 year veteran researcher, scholar and priest of Ifa.
$16.99 in advance. $23.99 at the door!!
Book release and lecture.
2781 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA 94612
Saturday November 1, 2014
7.00 pm - 9.00 pm