Meet Thando Khambule, a modern-day sangoma who loves fashion

Meet Thando Khambule, a modern-day sangoma who loves fashion

- Thando Khambule is a traditional healer

- He also has a passion for fashion

- He's on a mission to teach others that being a sangoma shouldn't affect one's personality

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A young traditional healer from Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, is on a mission to spread the idea of a modern sangoma to the youth.

24-year-old Thandukuthula "Thando" Khambule has branded himself #pimpDLOZI, gathered.

Speaking to Daily Sun, he said he started his civil engineering studies in college in 2011, but failed a module. He couldn't figure out what went wrong.

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In addition, he was having strange dreams at night. Following his dad's advice, he consulted several sangomas, who all told him that he had a calling to be a sangoma as well.

Thando said this took him by surprise because he was a committed Christian. Nevertheless, he decided to accept his calling.

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Besides his love for the ancestors, Thando also has a passion for fashion. He uses his Facebook page to show that it's possible to be a sangoma while living a modern lifestyle. He explained:

I still dress elegantly. People should know that being a sangoma does not change who you are. It just adds more value and respect to your life.

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