This is the second in a series of educational forums exploring African spiritual philosophies and practices. This part deals specifically with the topic of ritual - the tool that aids communications between realms of being. It covers how to utilise it effectively in attaining life goals and objectives and living in harmony with Natural Cycles and Forces.
- Using ritual to enhance spiritual communications with Ancestors, Nature Forces and Elemental Energies
- Optimum times and formats for conducting ritual for most potent outcomes
- Develop a firm understanding of executing rituals and the confidence to practice independently
- Personal divination techniques to assist planning forward around imminent events for best possible results
This forum highlights the connection between ritual as the catalyst for the manifestation of desired objectives. It covers how rituals facilitates spiritual communications between Ancestors, Elemental Energies and Natural Forces.
It also explores how to maximise the potency of rituals in line with Lunar and Earthly cycles, invoking the assistance of Ancestral, Elemental and Natural spirits and performing personal divinations on potential outcomes to imminent events in one's life.
Participants will benefit from learning a range of shared rituals they can use to manifest various objectives sought. They will leave the programme with the self-confidence to extend their knowledge in creating their own rituals and customising them for increased spiritual development, growth and achievement.
Dalian Adofo is an Educationist, Visual Communicator, Social and Cultural Commentator/Writer on a range of issues, primarily social justice and marginalisation.
He is an Omo Awo (spiritual grandson/apprentice) of third-generation IFA Babalawo Lanre Ola-Ifa Okemuyiwa, The Amufawuni Agbaye from Ife Otun oluwo ilugun, Abeokuta.
Dalian's spiritual initiations include being granted the hand of IFA and the first stage of initiation into the sect of Ogun, with the remainder to be completed in Nigeria imminently.
He holds a BA (Hons) from University Of Westminster and a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) and an MA in ICT in Education from the Institute of Education, London. He has over 15 years teaching at Secondary School and Further Education Level, as well as devising and delivering creative learning workshops and programmes for disadvantaged young people.
His published research in Academia has investigated alternative means of learning for excluded children using technology and published by the Naace journal. His Photobook, 'Reflections on Ghana', explores developmental and cultural issues in Ghana using juxtapositions of imagery and poetry.
His creative background covers a range; from graphic design to film and video and some the films he has worked on include 'As It Grows' and 'Portobello Road'. He is also co-director for the educational documentary series 'Ancestral Voices' that aims to provide authentic and accurate information on the subject of African Spirituality; a topic widely misunderstood and rejected due to centuries old stigmatisation and persecution from other mainstream religions.
More information available at: www.ancestralvoices.co.uk