This book is designed specifically for those considering joining the ancient IFA culture and those newborn to it. You will find advice from some of the most important luminaries in Lucumi, Traditional Yoruba Land IFA and The Diaspora based traditions. Names like Baba Olosun, Chief Fama, Oba Pichardo, Chief Popoola, Baba Lazaro Pijuan share their opinions with you. Many major scams and frauds are exposed. The book is a road map for the newcomer that can save thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars for you. Our book offers keen insight of not only what to study, but how to study. We lay out the key concepts you'll need on the road to power, protection and wisdom. In depth discussions on Ancestors, The Dead, Orishas and ifa divination are presented in a user friendly format. Ashe, ori, egbe, and the importance of Nature are discussed at length. Comparative analysis of the many IFA traditions from all over the world are shared. The mentor - student or Godparent - Godchild relationship is explained. The rewards and dangers of divination are examined. The pluses and minuses of independents are debated....Come inside and save yourself time, money and avoid frustrations! We want to tell you why and how this book is different from all other IFA culture books. We have already mentioned the fact it is for ALL IFA traditions not just Lucumi or Traditional and this is evidenced by our famous contributors as you can see. But there is another significant reason the book is different. Rather than simply list the many scams and frauds we discuss each one in depth. We not only discuss the HOW, but also the WHY. By sharing this knowledge our readers can easily recognize similar scams and frauds. We share why many are vulnerable to these scams and frauds and teach you how not only how to recognize a scam but how to repair the damage caused from it in a step by step solution. While the book is primarily for those considering IFA and those new to it; those who have been victims also come away with comprehensive answers as to why and how; protecting themselves for the future.