Category Archives for "Programs with Elder Malidoma"

May 27

Kontomble’ Initiation & Divination Training

  The Voice of the Kontomblé Kontomble’ Initiation & Voice Divination training w/ Elder Malidoma Somé -learn how to merge with Kontomblé, perform Kontomblé voice divination, and build Kontomblé Shrines For those who have been working with the Kontomblé this is a chance to ground your work through initiations facilitated by Elder Malidoma.    

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Apr 30

Ancestralizing the Dead

  “Dagara people’s main job is to look the dead in the face, to treat their bodies not as remains but as temples of grace and beauty continuing from this world to the other. People grieve the passing of loved ones, though in this grief they stress beauty and community and continuity. The handing over […]

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Apr 30

Elemental Rituals

These Ritual Programs can be offered as single Elemental Events in the time frame of one day to a full weekend, (offering, for instance, a Fire Ritual), or, in an extended one-week to ten-day program encompassing all five elemental rituals. Ideally, each of these rituals would take place outdoors in a natural and secluded environment. […]

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