Thwasa training

Ukufihlelwa

A initiation ceremony where a trainee is aske dto find hidden objects to improve your divination skills

Ukufihlelwa
Thwasa training

Thwasa training

iThwasa is sangoma training, that happens under an experienced sangoma. During ithwasa a person is in isolation, can't see family or have sex.

During ithwasa you will spiritually cleansed, granted knowledge healing techniques & a strong bond will be created with the ancestral spirits

A person is called to be a sangoma using a illness that cannot be cured until the person goes for ithwasa. At the end of thwasa and during initiation, a goat is sacrificed to call to the ancestors and appease them. You will then become a traditional healer or sangoma


Ukuthwasa

Ukuthwasa

At the start of Ukuthwasa, a trainee is given white beads (incinb), a stick & then be taken to meet the spirits

After the first meeting with the ancestral spirits, the trainee will be given blue and green beads

During Ukuthwasa you will be taight abour herbs, dream interpretation, ancestral divination & healing

Ukuvuma Idlozi

Ukuvuma Idlozi

Ukungongoza knock on the door of your trainer & present 2 chickens. During first 3 months you wear red

Ukuvuma Idlozi is formally accepting the ancestral calling after which you wear all white

Before your final thwasa training you will be smeared with mcako & you start practicals