Tag Archives | Izilwane

Ukuphilisana kwabantu

Ukulunywa yinja Uma umuntu elunywe yinja yakwamakhelwane, ubeyakhona kulowomuzi bese bethatha uphuthu belininda esilondeni lapho elunywe khona yinja. Kuthe ngemuva kwesikhashana bese lolophuthu beluphonsela inja ukuze iludle. Uma ibaleka ingafuni ukudla bebeyibamba ngenkani beyifake lona emlonyeni, bese bewuvala umlomo ukuze baqinisekise ukuthi iyaludla futhi iyalugwinya loluphuthu. Babenzela ukuthi lowomuntu angajwayelwa ukulunywa yilenja yasekhaya. Bese beyibamba […]

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Zulu beliefs about the Praying Mantis

The praying mantis (isithwalambiza in isiZulu) is a little creature that is respected by the Zulu community. The Zulus refer to it as ugogo, meaning ‘the granny’. They believe it represents a female ancestral spirit. If this creature appears in a home of a Zulu person they believe that there is a message from the […]

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Zulu beliefs about the Chameleon

The Powers of the Chameleon The Zulu community is one of those communities with many beliefs. Some of the beliefs will be difficult to understand if you are not a Zulu culturally. But if one is afforded the opportunity of sitting next to a senior Zulu individual they will then see how serious the Zulus […]

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Ukuzigqaja

Eminyakeni lapho isizwe sisagcina amasiko ngendlela eyiyo, besiba nobudlelwano obubalekile nemvelo kanye nokwembethe umhlaba kanye nezilwane ezinhlobonhlobo. Izilwane zasekhaya zidlale indima enkulu kusikompilo lwesintu. Impilo yazozonke izinsuku ukuba khona kwesilwane ekhaya bekuba wusizo olukhulu. Lokhu phela sikuthola uma sibuka indlela ebekuphilwa ngayo, ebekudingeka khona inyama noma uhlabile ubikela amathongo okuyiwo abheke umuzi ukuba ungachitheki kujabule […]

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Ukuxhumana Phakathi Kwabantu Nezilwane Zasekhaya

Abantu abaningi abafuyile emakhaya banezinkolelo ngokwenziwa yizilwane zabo futhi bayakwazi ukuchaza ukuthi isilwane sisuke siqondeni uma senza okuthile. Lezilwane kungaba izinkukhu, amakati, izinja njalonjalo. Sixoxisane noKakiwe Mbatha oneminyaka engu 87 ositshele ngokuthi yena esakhula yiziphi izinkolelo zakubo mayelana nekati, inja kanye nezinkukhu. Ikati Isilwane esifuywa emakhaya esidla ubisi kanye nenyama. Abanye abantu basuke befuna libasize […]

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Ukusetshenziswa Kwesiduli Ekhaya

UMama uBongi Mzimela ohlala endaweni yaseCongo, eNanda ongowokudabuka kwaZulu usichazela ngesiduli kanye nemisebenzi eyayenziwa ngaso ezikhathini zakudala okusaqhubeka nokwenziwa namanje yilabo abanalo ulwazi ngaso. Isiduli sitholakala kakhulu ezindaweni ezingamahlathi noma izintaba. Isiduli singasichaza njengenhlabathi eqoqekile yenziwa igqumana nje, sihlala isilwanakazana esaziwa ngokuthi umuhlwa. Imisebenzi yesiduli Ezindaweni zasemakhaya njengoba sazi ukuthi izinto eziningi bayazenzela bona ngokusebenzisa […]

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