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Mythology & Folk Tales
  • Author:
    Chris Ntombemhlope Reid
  • ISBN:
    0702179655
  • ISBN13:
    978-0702179655
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  • Publisher:
    Double Storey Publishers (March 1, 2009)
  • Pages:
    96 pages
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    Mythology & Folk Tales
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Chris Ntombemhlope Reid’s books. Nomtombomsa and the Sacred Pool.

Chris Ntombemhlope Reid’s books.

Chris Ntombemhlope Reid. Troubling dreams lead Sandiswa to discover a small pool that is actually a secret portal to the land of the ancestors. She is able to pass freely through this magical gateway and meet with her great-great grandmother, a powerful sangoma who becomes her mentor. She guides Sandiswa through the rigorous sangoma training during which Sandiswa is renamed Nomtombomsa. But the pa Troubling dreams lead Sandiswa to discover a small pool that is actually a secret portal to the land of the ancestors.

by Chris Ntombemhlope Reid.

Chris Ntombemhlophe Reid is an initiated igqirha (traditional healer and diviner) of the amaMpondo .

Chris Ntombemhlophe Reid is an initiated igqirha (traditional healer and diviner) of the amaMpondo tribe of South Africa. He was called to his healing path in 1993 after working as a horticulturalist and now works full time consulting with people who need his help, training apprentices and writing books. He is the author of The Sacred Pool, the story of how Nomtombomsa became a sangoma, soon to be reissued by Phupha Press (originally published by Juta as Nomtombomsa and the Sacred Pool). Chris lives between his homes in Cape Town and Pondoland, South Africa. Country of Publication.

The first book, "The sacred pool", which introduces the character "Nomtombomsa" and follows her journey to. .How Nomtombomsa became a traditional Pondo healer or igqirha was told in the first book of this series, The Sacred Pool.

The first book, "The sacred pool", which introduces the character "Nomtombomsa" and follows her journey to becoming sangoma in rural Pondoland, will soon be republished with Phupha Press. In this new adventure, Chris Ntombemhlophe Reid tells the story of how she must face the challenges of a changing world.

Set in Pondoland, Nomtombomsa and the Sacred Pool is an African fantasy that follows the adventures of Sandiswa, a girl . But the path of transition does not run smoothly as Nomtombomsa is repeatedly attacked by a witch who is aligned with the dark forces.

Set in Pondoland, Nomtombomsa and the Sacred Pool is an African fantasy that follows the adventures of Sandiswa, a girl on the point of puberty who is called by her ancestors to become a sangoma. Woven simultaneously into this rich tapestry of African tradition is the hint of a romance with Zanemvula, a trainee sangoma from a neighbouring village.

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The sacred–profane dichotomy is an idea posited by French sociologist Émile Durkheim, who considered it to be the central characteristic of religion: "religion is a unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things, that is to say, things set apart and forbidden. In Durkheim's theory, the sacred represented the interests of the group, especially unity, which were embodied in sacred group symbols, or totems. The profane, on the other hand, involved mundane individual concerns.

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Troubling dreams lead Sandiswa to discover a small pool that is actually a secret portal to the land of the ancestors. She is able to pass freely through this magical gateway and meet with her great-great grandmother, a powerful sangoma who becomes her mentor. She guides Sandiswa through the rigorous sangoma training during which Sandiswa is renamed Nomtombomsa. But the path of transition does not run smoothly as Nomtombomsa is repeatedly attacked by a witch who is aligned with the dark forces. Woven simultaneously into this rich tapestry of African tradition is the hint of a romance with Zanemvula, a trainee sangoma from a neighbouring village.