The unusually monikered Inter Gritty has only just entered our periphery, but dang has he made a mark quickly. From Acidub. Kontra Musik, True to its name, acid and dub form the basis of this album, but it is the range that he explores between that I find exciting.
From Etherwerks Etherwerks, Rasmus Hedlund and Ness… what a combination! Groovy, deep, atmospheric — and totally devastating when that kick starts in earnest around the 2 minute mark. From In Absentia — Tome I. Delsin, From 5 Years of Artefacts Chapter Two. Stroboscopic Artefacts, Another dynamic duo — this time in the form of techno world beaters Speedy J and Lucy.
Heavy on tribal atmosphere, this stripped back number rumbles its way through 11 fantastic, chime-filled minutes. From Semantica Solid, driving… Banging. But also not without a decent measure of trippiness on top. This slick production comes from Berlin duo Cassegrain and featured on Semanticas Okuyi - Skymn - Doctrine (File) label compilation.
Perfect peak-time dancefloor fodder. This builds skills at separating the feelings elicited by this mindset from their situational manifestations in daily life. Such separation and subsequent contemplation of the nature and sources of pure energy or feelings serves to help participants manage and accept them when they arise in mundane contexts.
This facilitates better control and transformation of these energies into positive, culturally appropriate behavior, Okuyi - Skymn - Doctrine (File), thought, and speech. Also, this practice can also give rise to those in these trances uttering words which, when interpreted by a culturally educated initiate or diviner, can provide insight into appropriate directions which the community or individual might take in accomplishing its goal.
Followers of traditional African religions pray Okuyi - Skymn - Doctrine (File) various spirits as well as to their ancestors.
The difference between powerful spirits and gods is often minimal. Traditional African religions generally Okuyi - Skymn - Doctrine (File) in an afterlifeone or more Spirit worldsand Ancestor worship is an important basic concept in mostly all African religions.
Some African religions adopted different views through the influence of Islam or even Hinduism. There are more similarities than differences in all traditional African religions. The will of the gods or spirits is sought by the believer also through consultation of divinities or divination. According to Gottlieb and Mbiti:. The environment and nature are infused in every aspect of traditional African religions and culture.
This is largely because cosmology and beliefs are intricately intertwined with the natural phenomena and environment. All aspects of weather, thunder, lightning, rain, day, moon, sun, stars, and so on may become amenable to control through the cosmology of African people.
Natural phenomena are responsible for providing people with their daily needs. For example, Okuyi - Skymn - Doctrine (File) the Serer religionone of the most sacred stars in the cosmos is called Yoonir the Star of Sirius. Traditional healers are common in most areas, and their practices include a religious element to varying degrees. Since Africa is a large continent with many ethnic groups and cultures, there is not one single technique of casting divination.
The practice of casting may be done with small objects, such as bones, cowrie shells, stones, strips of leather, or flat pieces of wood. Some castings are done using sacred divination plates made of wood or performed on the ground often within a circle. In traditional African societies, many people seek out diviners on a regular basis. There are generally no prohibitions against the practice. Diviner also known as priest are also sought for their wisdom as counselors in life and for their knowledge of herbal medicine.
Virtue in traditional African religion is often connected with carrying out obligations of the communal aspect of life. Examples include social behaviors such as the respect for parents and elders, raising children appropriately, providing hospitality, and being honest, trustworthy, and courageous.
In some traditional African religions, morality is associated with obedience or disobedience to God regarding the way a person or a community lives. For the Kikuyuaccording to their primary supreme creatorNgaiacting through the lesser deities, is believed to speak to and be capable of guiding the virtuous person as one's conscience.
In many cases, Africans who have converted to other religions have still kept up their traditional customs and practices, combining them in a syncretic way. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Diverse traditional beliefs and practices of African people. Index of African deities List of African deities and mythical figures. Sacred places. Ndut Okuyi. Hogon Houngans Mambo Saltigue. Relation with other religions. Main article: List of African mythological figures.
Main article: African divination. Main article: Persecution of traditional African religion. Mbiti, John Introduction to African religion. Retrieved Harvard Gazette. Ian S. These numbers are estimates, and remain a matter of conjecture see Amadu Jacky Kaba. The spread of Christianity and Islam in Africa: a survey and analysis of the numbers and percentages of Christians, Muslims and those who practice indigenous religions. The Western Journal of Black StudiesVol 29, Number 2, Junediscusses the estimations of various almanacs and encyclopedias, placing Britannica's estimate as the most agreed on figure.
Notes the figure presented at the World Christian Encyclopediasummarized here Archived March 5,at the Wayback Machineas being an outlier. When Africans are converted to other religions, they often mix their traditional religion with the one to which they are converted. Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices: Religions and denominations.
The Oxford handbook of religion and ecology. They can describe themselves primarily as Muslim or Christian and continue to practice many of the traditions that are characteristic of African traditional religion," Luis Lugo, executive director of the Pew Forum, told AFP. In Transitions and consolidation of democracy in Africa. Britannica Book of the Year Markham, A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishers, These numbers are estimates, and remain a matter of conjecture.
See Amadu Jacky Kaba. Okuyi - Skymn - Doctrine (File) the estimations of various almanacs and encyclopedium, placing Britannica's estimate as the most agreed figure. Notes the figure presented at the World Christian Encyclopedia, summarized hereas being an outlier. World History Connected Interview. Interviewed by Laichas, Tom.
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