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Throwing Bones – African Divination
August 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm$120
Thokoza! Spend an hour with “Gogo Stefanus”, an initiated Traditional Healer (Sangoma) and Teacher (Gobela) in the Thokoza tradition and learn about traditional African Spiritual practices.
The ancient premise of traditional healing in Africa is that the Sangoma communicates with the ancestors or ancestral spirits on your behalf. Becoming a Sangoma therefore is more than a vocation. It is, quite literally a ‘calling’ or ukutswa from the ancestors or from spirit. Being called is an ancestral and cultural honour but it is also a major responsibility.
Throwing the bones is one of the rituals performed by Sangomas. Essentially, the bones are scattered by hand usually in a circle and then read. Meaning is deduced in accordance with the position in which the bones fall. While the physical practice of throwing and the items used in addition to bones vary from healer to healer, the practice of throwing the bones is both a craft and a calling.
Please be sure to register and to make your payment to confirm your appointment. Gogo Stefanus will be Throwing Bones for one day only and appointments are limited.
Cost is $120 and payable at time of booking.
Much gratitude and many blessings!