African Culture and Religion: Distinct Not Separable
Like brain in human body, or central processing unit (CPU) in computer, or engine in a car or seed in a fruit, so is religion in culture.
Funeral rituals of the Tswana people in South Africa
"Ritual is important to us as human beings. It ties us to our traditions and our histories." - Miller Williams
Part 2 Ushet Mer – Devotion to the Divine Lovers
Love is at the heart of ancient Kemetic spirituality. Goddess + God manifest creation through the first tantric embrace, the bull sires the cow, the feminine force enjoins the masculine... they are the root of all duality and the source of all...
Santeria - Ancient Spiritualism Still Practiced Today
Santeria or Voodoo, whose roots go back to Africa, yet it is practiced every day in the U.S. It is used to get rid of bad spirits, producing good luck, helping are friend or hurting an enemy. It is complete with rituals, drumming music, incense, spiritual guides and animal sacrifices.
African Wisdom Yields Timeless Lessons
Auset and Ausar I love wisdom teachings, whether they be proverbs, stories or mythologies, because of their ability to convey deep thought in a way that truly penetrates the mind. Being told that you should control your emotions is rather flat,...
Egyptian God, Amon(amen) the Invisible Creative Power - Hidden From View: Akhnaton, Moses and the Origins of Monotheism
Not knowing the usage of "Amen" in everyday prayer has led to may people not really knowing, or why they use "Amen". Its a name or salutation referring to what was an Egyptian God of Great Antiquity
Who Are the Seven African Powers?
The 7 African Powers are seven of the most well-known and celebrated deities (orishas) of the Yoruban pantheon. The orishas are common to all faiths of Yoruban origin, although they are not always considered to be the same deities. In Santeria,...