Is it necessary for all African Diasporans to embrace African spirituality? Are black people selling out or denying their culture because they choose not to practice African Traditional Religion? Join me in this episode as I share my opinion on the topic. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2AnnfVvKmJwgefUEJDS39z?si=kcNT8oDQTvGisNa5zJTn1g
This episode discusses foundational beliefs of African spirituality as practiced on the continent and in the diaspora. It covers general beliefs, basic attributes, and the working components of what makes traditional spiritual practices throughout the diaspora truly unique. It provides the novice with an understanding of how to approach the study and practice of African … Continue reading What is African Spirituality?
The first thing that anyone interested in African spirituality should know is that it is one and the same as astrology. And, vise versa. The concept of modern-day western astrology was actually derived from African spiritual systems. The idea of charting planetary movement and understanding how it impacts our day-to-day lives came from the ancient … Continue reading The Connection Between African Spirituality and Astrology
Let’s talk about sex and African spirituality. This isn’t a topic that is broached much in public forums. One of the main reasons for that is because sex is considered sacred and private by many people throughout the African diaspora. It is not something meant for public display in most African cultures. Purpose of Sex … Continue reading Sex and African Spirituality
One of the first things that I tell my coaching clients about embarking on any new endeavor is to count up the costs. This basically means doing your research. Understand what you are getting yourself into - know the cost of admission. And when it comes to traditional spirituality, this concept applies three times over. … Continue reading The Cost of Practicing African Spirituality
African spirituality has experienced a major resurgence throughout the African diaspora in recent years. While it is still considered taboo to some it is growing in popularity among others, particularly among millennials. In fact, there appears to be a growing trend of people from all walks of life returning to their traditional spiritual practices. Millennials … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why African Spirituality is Growing in Popularity