Bone Divination dates back to 30,000 years ago in South Africa. It is literally the oldest form of divination on the planet. Traditional healers and priests used their skills of reading the bones to diagnose problems, identify solutions, assist people in decision making and seeing the future. From Ancient Bantu Africans to African Americans in Diaspora, the use of bones has survived to be used by modern day priest, rootworkers, Hoodoo practitioners to support people in the community.
This bone divination course is designed to teach you the art and science of bone reading from beginner level to proficient. As the first part of a 2 part program, The first course is designed to teach you how to read for yourself, prepare and set up your initial bone pieces and perform a reading. The course will be offered for 6 weeks and each class will be approximately 90 min- 2 hours on Tuesdays at 7 pm central. The classes will be recorded and available for those who are not able to make it to the class.
You will learn:
- How to collect, store, consecrate and wake up a live bone set.
- Personal rituals and invocations to use with the bones.
- How to read yes or no bones and commune with your ancestors through the bones.
- How to read for love and money
- The history and types of bone divination available and working with ancestral guides.
- How to read with your initial set, forecasting, and developing intuitive skills
- How to fine tune answers to get the most out of a reading
- Guidelines on giving readings for yourself, family, and friends.
- Cosmology, bone metaphor, and how to read a cosmological map
- Ethics and Professionalism with Bones
- How your personalize your set and grow it to meet your special needs.
- You will receive a certificate of completion for Apprentice Level of this Course
The Master course will advance the initial skills from the first course. This is where the practitioner separates themselves from regular bone readers to Professional diviners. The student will learn how to create common solutions using the bones for rootwork and with Traditional African Conjure methods. The practitioner will learn fixes and solutions for common situations they may encounter with clients. It will also expand the map upon which the practitioner reads as well as the cosmological approach incorporating 16 core African principles that are the foundation for all life. This course will expand the practitioners viewpoint enormously. It is more intense and requires more memorization, homework, and practical and written test and case studies required to obtain certification as a bone diviner. The Apprentice Course is a prerequisite for the Master course.
The course is offered live via video conferencing. Participants need to be able to access a cell phone, tablet, or computer that allows for video in order to get the most out of the class. These classes will cover an immense amount of information and require focused study for mastery.
This course is offered only periodically and very selective in its admission to the course. Class size is limited and a personal interview may be required. Last time it was offered was in 2016 and it is uncertain when it will be offered again.
The Apprentice course tuition is $250
Payment plans are available at $150 deposit to begin class and 125.00 balance paid before the 3rd week of class.
Apprentice and Master level combined is $425 if paid at once.
The course will be taught by master bone diviner Ayele Kumari, PhD ( Iya Fayele Fasola) who is a fully initiated priest in the Ifa Orisa Tradition as well as a Traditional healer. She has been a professional diviner for over 25 years and has trained in multiple divination systems including I ching, Tarot and Ifa . She has been a bone diviner for 15 years. Initially taught from her ancestors, her training formalized and expanded through studying the art with traditional African priests in the Akan and Botswana Congo traditions.