In this episode, I explore the significance of the role of ancestors according to African spiritual beliefs. Throughout history, African cultures have revered and honored their ancestors. These forces serve as integral spiritual guides who play a vital role in their daily lives. This notion receives much attention in today's world as more people seek … Continue reading The Role of Ancestors in African Spirituality
One significant aspect of African spirituality is the practice of fasting, which holds great importance in various African cultures. Fasting is deeply rooted in spiritual purification rituals and serves as a means to connect with the divine. In African religious practices, fasting serves as a powerful tool for spiritual growth and transformation. By voluntarily refraining … Continue reading Fasting in African Spirituality
Connecting with our spiritual team allows us to tap into a higher source of wisdom and guidance. These beings have a broader perspective and can offer insights that go beyond our limited human understanding. They can provide clarity in times of confusion, comfort in times of sorrow, and inspiration when we feel stuck. By actively … Continue reading Identifying the Members of Your Spiritual Team
African-themed movies are making headway on the big screen and streaming apps. Many of these movies are produced directly on the continent. However, some are created and published in the Western world. I have become a connoisseur of such content in recent years. And at this point, the only thing I love more than African-themed … Continue reading Movies and Films That Feature African Spirituality
African spirituality and traditional religions are deeply rooted in the history and culture of the African continent. These practices are a way of life that have been passed down from generation to generation through oral tradition and other means. African spirituality is often misunderstood and confused with traditional beliefs. While the concepts are interrelated, there … Continue reading African Spirituality and African Traditional Religions: What’s the Difference?
In this episode, I discuss a few things I wish I had known before I started practicing African spirituality. I started my journeys into the Ifa and Haitian Vodou spiritual systems a number of years ago. And I have experienced a few ups and downs along the way. Though the negative aspects I encountered didn't … Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew Before Practicing African Spirituality
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