African Spiritual Identity Workshop

AfroSavvy is hosting a workshop to educate on Indigenous African Knowledge Systems. We’re inviting you to tap into inner divine wisdom that will be for the progression of African people. The workshop will be led by Kemet Historian, Mkhulu Nsingiza and Indigenous Knowledge Systems Specialist, Gogo Khanyakude (check out the YouTube channel for some teachingsContinue reading “African Spiritual Identity Workshop”

Talking African Spirituality

The following conversations are based on specific subject matters within spiritual culture. South African Spiritual Healers discuss ways in which we can find healing in these different areas of our lives. You can subscribe to the AfroSavvy YouTube channel for more. Spirituality in Relationships On the first night of the October New Moon, we satContinue reading “Talking African Spirituality”

‘In Conversation’ Series

This conversational series is a collection of ongoing discussions that we are having with healers that we encounter along our spiritual journey. We focus on exploring topics that Africans can benefit from learning and understanding. Our aim is to educate Africans on their authentic spirituality as well as to give insight into how the spiritualityContinue reading “‘In Conversation’ Series”

What are Ancestors?

written by Nontobeko Toba Most of us talk about ancestors as if it’s common knowledge that everyone should completely understand and be able to explain in details. In trying to answer this question we always end up with a lot of unanswered questions because we tend to concentrate on the complexity of this subject ratherContinue reading “What are Ancestors?”

AfroBeads – Blending Style and Tradition

AfroBeads was born 4 years ago by Christina Mudau. After leaving her job as an assistant buyer of one of the biggest retailers in South Africa, her journey took a different direction. After having dreams about a gift from her late mother and dreams about beads, she then decided to teach herself how to bead.Continue reading “AfroBeads – Blending Style and Tradition”

Spiritual Expression Through Music

As part of our journey into documenting African Spirituality and shedding light on the nature of holistic healing, we have found ourselves immersed in the beauty of healing through drumming, singing and dancing. On the 17th of August 2019, we hosted a Bangoma event to celebrate drumming, singing and dancing within African Spirituality. Drumming isContinue reading “Spiritual Expression Through Music”

Africanism in Fashion Design

The power of clothing is one of the biggest things in indigenous knowledge. We know that clothes had function. Patterns and accessories served a purpose in the hierarchy of our ancestors communities. Our clothes have always carried meaning.  – Phetogo Gift Kgosi Phetogo Kgakgamatso Gift Kgosierileng is the creator of the ‘No Modern Slave’ clothingContinue reading “Africanism in Fashion Design”

Ukuhlola ngama Thambo (Consulting with the Bones)

written by Nompumelelo Manana aka. Gogo Diningenkosi Ukuhlola is divination process to consult someone through the guidance of the Spirit Guides. This process involves finding what the problem is with the patient, whether it be physical, emotional, mental, psychological and spiritual ailments. We also seek solutions as to how the patient can be treated. AllContinue reading “Ukuhlola ngama Thambo (Consulting with the Bones)”

uGobela – The African Spiritual Hierarchy

uGobela, derived from the Nguni term “goba”, is a highly honoured healer/teacher whose role is to initiate and guide those who are called to become traditional healers. A gobela guides their initiates through their ancestral journey, instilling them with ancient sacred traditions to be passed down the generations of healers. The responsibilities of a gobelaContinue reading “uGobela – The African Spiritual Hierarchy”