Definition of Sangoma
What does Sangoma mean?
- a traditional Zulu healer and respected elder
- [context: South Africa] A witch doctor, traditional herbalist, or traditional healer.
- Sangoma is a fictional character in the 2009 drama film Skin.
- Sangoma is a fictional character from the 2009 film District 9.
- Sangoma is a fictional character from the 2006 film König Otto.
"Sangoma" is a musical album of Miriam Makeba.
- released in 1988 (26 years ago)
Sangoma a.k.a. Traditional healers of South Africa: A sangoma is a practitioner of herbal medicine, divination and counselling in traditional Nguni societies of Southern Africa.
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Religion and the Health of the Public (2012)
Shifting the Paradigm by Gary Gunderson, Jim Cochrane
Sometimes mistakenly regarded as a “witchdoctor,” the sangoma is a health provider who might use traditional medicines (such as a herbalist), but more generally, employs a mix ofpsychosomatic and spiritual treatments, with a par- ticular ...
The Devil's Children (2009)
From Spirit Possession to Witchcraft : New Allegations that Affect Children by Jean Sybil La Fontaine
beliefs: on the one hand, if local cultural explanations or interpretations of illnesses as manifestations of possession are ignored the clinician may misdiagnose the condition as a 7 A Sangoma is a South African traditional healer or diviner.
Science, Soul, and the Spirit of Nature (2005)
Leading Thinkers on the Restoration of Man and Creation by Irene van Lippe-Biesterfeld
A sangoma is a healer of ...
This Thing Called the Future (2013)
by J. L. Powers
A sangoma is a diviner, distinct from the herbalist—the inyanga—though often a sangoma embodies both roles. “Hello” (singular/plural). An illegal or unofficial bar, one that somebody has opened in their home. “Hurry.” Adding “ni” makes the ...
The Cultural History of Plants (2012)
by Sir Ghillean Prance, Mark Nesbitt
Traditional healers have existedthroughout Africasince prehistoric times,for example, theifasandjuju menofWest Africa or the inyanga (sangoma is the term used for diviners) of South Africa. Various methods have been used to identify ...
e-Study Guide for: Elements of Culture in Counseling by Courtland C. Lee, ISBN 9780205497621 (2012)
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
A sangoma is a practitioner of herbal medicine, divination and counselling in traditional Nguni (Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and Swazi) ...
An Encyclopedia of Shamanism Volume 2 (Paperback) (2007)
by Christina Pratt
Sangoma connect with the ancestors for divination, diagnosis, and healing. The sangoma uses several methods to arouse the umbilini. Using drumming, the sangoma experiences the umbilini heating, rising up the spine, and bursting through ...
The Encyclopedia of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2004)
by Tova Navarra
sangoma A male or female shaman, or healer, of southern Africa. In the Zulu culture, for example, the inyanga treats physical disease; the sangoma is concerned with the psychic world but may use similar media. After a ...
Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)
by Facts On File, Incorporated
Sangoma literally means “people of the drum.” sanjak An administrative district of the early Ottoman Empire. By the end of the 14th century the sanjaks had become subdivisions of the larger beylerbeyliks. sanza An Azande musical instrument ...
The Internet Encyclopedia (2004)
by Hossein Bidgoli
pdf Sangoma Technologies (n.d.). X.25 tutorial. Retrieved September 17, 2002, from http://www.sangoma.com/ x25.htm SIP ...
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The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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