“Mbita!” someone cried, triumphantly repeating the newly uttered name of the patient’s ngulu spirit, along with four other names. A moment later the spirit-filled body of the patient ceased its convulsive quivering, the wordless cries of pain or ecstasy ceased, and, amazingly, the figure rose to its feet, suddenly whole, reborn from suffering and chaos. And now, in its new, changed state and moving with the continuing rhythm of the drums, the spirit danced before us all, visible, revealed.
KeywordsPreconceive Idea Human Soul Open Readiness Group Dance Ordinary Perception
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