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Basimbi part 1

Basimbi part 1

Sala maleco,   The Basimbi are an incredibly important part of Palo Mayombe and our practice; oftentimes, with the serious over-emphasis on the Nganga and it’s work, the Basimbi are neglected in receiving offerings and practical works. The Basimbi are often spirits of place. They are spirits that vivify the natural elements around us. They also are spirits that empower social constructs and opportunities. To understand the...

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PALO MAYOMBE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT: WHAT IS OUR POSITION?

PALO MAYOMBE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT: WHAT IS OUR POSITION?

PALO MAYOMBE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT:  WHAT IS OUR POSITION? By Engueyo Claudia Diane Delgado, March 11, 2015   Blessings and gratitude to Tata Eric Colon, his god-children, and our Ancestors.  I am a little nervous because this is the first writing I have done in a Palo Mayombe forum.  This article provides a general overview of what sexual assault is, and a list of community resources to contact when in need of assistance.   Sexual...

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