Mutwa, Vusamazulu Credo - The ena and the moya
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A description of the experience
Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa – Zulu Shaman [Dreams, Prophecies and Mysteries]
There are two souls in a human being, the ena and the moya.
The moya we depict as a globe or sphere of perfect transparency, which in its disembodied form may fly or float through the air. We say that female souls have transparent wings, like those of a mosquito, while males float, but without wings.
The ena which we also call the 'self', is shaped like the person but is made out of spirit substance. Animals also have enas and these are shaped like the animal. ….. This soul develops as the person develops, out of memories and experiences. If you were to see your ena you might imagine that you saw a ghost of transparent mist that resembles you. What some people call ghosts are thus enas; but this is not the immortal soul – though it may live on some time after the death of a body....................
At the average person's death, the ena wanders the earth for a while, but eventually dissipates. The moya, however, goes on into other incarnations, other forms