abalozi isithunywa are ancestors who were highly devoted to christianity, most ancestors became isithunywa in different ways . Some through abandoning of amadlozi ,going through the Christian way and the very same amadlozi became isithunywa.
What is Ukuphahla?
Ukuphahla is a small ritual that can be done on a daily basis that allows one to communicate with their ancestors. There are traditional methods of ukuphahla that have been kept and passed down many lineages in Africa.
The word ubungoma means to be with song, which is why during ceremonies and consultations healers may chant, sing and dance. … During ceremonies, the drumming induces a hyper-stimulation of the body and mind that allows for everyday consciousness to be shifted into a trance-like state