Ukhuthwasa Sangoma. Due to the lack of knowledge and information available, many continue to search
outside of their culture.
for answers, only to find that they are temporarily satisfied and ultimately left with a feeling of voidness. Some
go on to. have spiritual experiences that they keep to themselves for fear of being mocked by family members and friends who
view them as being strange and having some sort of evil and distorted spiritual experience. Whatever the reason you.
experience may be we are here to help you walk through it and into your destiny. It is important, particularly to those.
born in the diaspora to be able to heal their immediate ancestral lineage on the soil they are born on and to heal the ancestral lineage of their DNA & genetic make which may lead to the discovery of ancestors that lived in locations.
As we have established, to become a Ukhuthwasa African Traditional Healer (ATR) is a calling. When you connect with
us, because you feel you have a calling, you are taken through a process to determine if this path is for you or if
there is other work that must be done. There are specific signs and symbols that are revealed to the person being.
called. These signs and symbols are consistent as when initiated in Africa. These signs and symbols may also reveal.
themselves through divination or directly through your dreaming state or in daily life activities.
Whatever the case, sometimes it may take several sessions and spiritual cleansing to bring you to a point where you
are able to open up so that things can be revealed with accuracy and clarity. Since we have three traditions in which people can initiate, we will make certain which path you are being called for before initiation takes place. Sometimes, the Ukhuthwasa Sangoma
one path is utilized as a stepping stone to help you heal and move forward into your true or primary calling.
Most people want to know how soon they can graduate and start their practice as soon as they are
initiated. In all of the traditions, the training takes as long as you and your spirits decide it will take. There are
many levels of cleansing, letting go of ego, humbling yourself, and learning to become an infant all over again so
that you can be reborn. In the Sangoma tradition training, the time is unknown and is determined by your
ancestors. It is our goal and responsibility to follow the protocols of the process so that you are in alignment with
the process. During your initiation and as graduation approaches, and where possible, initiates are taken to
South Africa for graduation. When you return you will have a homegoing ceremony at your home where your
family and loved ones can witness and celebrate with you.
You are called to ukuthwasa because you have someone in your ancestral lineage who was a
Sangoma/Inyanga when they were alive. They have chosen you to carry on/ pick up the bones so to speak and
keep the culture alive for the benefit of your life, the life of our traditional culture, and the healing of our