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”

The Uphehlo Journey

We gathered 10 Traditional Healers on the September New Moon to share their spiritual journeys in conversation with the healer that inspired the creation of AfroSavvy, Celi Nhlengethwa. This discussion explores the personal joys and challenges of ukuthwasa and the innovation that the thwasa process has undergone through the generations. This two-part conversation is theContinue reading “The Uphehlo Journey”

A Brand for the Proud Sangoma

Busisiwe Mkhize is the founder and Chief Design Officer for Mwezipendo Couture. The company was established in 2018, as a brand created with consciousness, headed by a style maven and sangoma. Her designs are geared to help people connect to their royal selves. Under Mwezipendo you will find two movements – footprint of my ancestorsContinue reading “A Brand for the Proud Sangoma”

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”

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”