Fetishes, talismans, totems, and charms are all items that are used for protection. They can be found in many different cultures across the world. Also, the use of these items can vary from culture to culture and from person to person. The beliefs in these items range from being a form of protection to being … Continue reading Fetishes, Talismans, and Totems in Traditional African Religions
Since the dawn of time, African spirituality has been steeped in mystery and shrouded in secrets. It is a complex and vast field of knowledge with its roots stretching back centuries. Today, we are just beginning to truly explore the potential of ancient African spiritual technologies. African spiritual practices are based on a belief system … Continue reading Ancient African Spiritual Technologies
Hoodoo and voodoo are two ancient forms of magic that have been around for centuries. However, these two forms of spiritualism are often confused with one another. Many people typically use the terms synonymously - and with good reason. They are closely linked as they are both spiritual systems derived from African traditional religions. However, … Continue reading Exploring the Differences Between Hoodoo and Voodoo
African spirituality has been a part of the continent’s history and culture for centuries. It is a complex system that encompasses numerous spiritual traditions and practices, each with its own unique set of beliefs. By understanding such belief systems, African people can gain insight into their own spiritual journey. Likewise, they can find ways to … Continue reading Is African Spirituality Only for Black People?
Prayer is a common part of practicing African traditional religions. However, it may appear complicated to some who transition into this spiritual practice after leaving an Abrahamic or other religious systems. Though the basis or concept of prayer in African Traditional Religion (ATR) is the same as with other religious systems, some elements can look … Continue reading Prayer in African Traditional Religions
I was raised in an African African family, so I was not aware of the spiritual beliefs and practices that were part of my cultural heritage. It wasn't until I started to explore African traditional religions (ATR) more deeply that I truly began to wake up to my calling. Learning about African spirituality has had … Continue reading How African Spirituality Changed My Life
ATR is trending, and like anything else, it is attracting its share of unscrupulous people as it grows in popularity. Sadly most of the schemes are carried out by illegitimate individuals who have nothing to do with the practices they claim to be experts in. But even beyond this, legitimate priests and priestesses likewise perpetuate … Continue reading Avoiding African Spirituality Scams and Schemes
In this episode, I discuss my personal journey into African spirituality through Haitian Vodou and the Ifa Religion. I talk about what interested me in these practices and where I am now in my journey. So grab a cup of tea and join me as I give you the long-winded version of my journey into … Continue reading My Journey into the Ifa Religion and Voodoo