Going Back To Our Roots: Reconnecting with Mother Nature

Going Back To Our Roots: Reconnecting with Mother Nature
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Date(s) - Feb 27, 2021
6:00 pm CAT - 8:00 pm CAT

Event Sponsor and Host
Sacred Sangha Online

with Baba Mandaza and Nobantu Mpotulo

This is an online event.

From the organizer:

A conversation with Baba Mandaza Kandemwa of Zimbabwe, and Nobantu Mpotulo of South Africa on how as human beings we have become distant and foreign with Mother Nature. We will explore how we can reconnect with Mother Nature and make amends drawing from the Spirit of Ubuntu.

Baba Mandaza Augustine Kandemwa, from Zimbabwe, was born a Svikiro (in Shona, his native tongue), a carrier of many earth and water spirits, and a Mondhoro (Lion), which is one in constant prayer on behalf of others. He is guided by water and lion spirits. As a vessel of the Spirits, Mandaza receives visions and dreams, makes offerings, performs healing rituals, and serves as a messenger for the Ancient Ones. Mandaza is an African traditional healer and voice for Mother Nature, who was initiated through the tradition of the njuzi, the water spirits. Mandaza carries with him, in his heart, the Southern and Central African spiritual tradition of healing and peacemaking. Baba Mandaza is a guiding Elder of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, which was founded by Kittisaro & Thanissara in 2000.

Nobantu Mpotulo hails from South Africa and is amongst the first five African to be accredited at Master Coach Level by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is one of the inaugural international coaches for Ethical Coach. During the design of the Ethical Coach Summit she was one of the main programme designers using Ubuntu philosophy. She has developed Ubuntu Coaching Model that she has been conducting live coaching demonstrations on international platforms.

Nobantu is one of the Directors of Dharmagiri Hermitage. Nobantu intersects the African Spirit of Ubuntu “I am Because We Are; We Are Because I Am” She has been a Buddhist practitioner from 2000, she is a graduate of Community Dharma Leadership (CDL 4) under the auspices of Spirit Rock. Nobantu is very proud to have recently completed a two year Dharmapala programme with Kittisaro and Thanissara at the end of January 2021. She is a Buddhist Teacher, currently she is undertaking training as an Insight Dialogue Teacher, she is also a student and a practitioner of Diamond Approach.

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