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”

uGobela – The African Spiritual Hierarchy

uGobela, derived from the Nguni term โ€œgobaโ€, 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”