Also the idea or concept that one has to denounce all material things and the more spiritual you are the less material you shall be, and that you must denounce material things to be more spiritual, is NOT AN AFRICAN CONCEPT AND PHILOSOPHY, and not one that is entirely true and stems from a weakheart , Eurocentric misunderstanding of the Ancient Ethiopic Spiitual system.
Spirituality enables one to succeed and make progress in the world. That is what His Majesty stand for, using the power of Truth and the Spirit to overcome barriers and make progress. And the latter (progress) is said by Haile Selassie I , that is MUST be spiritual AND material progress.
This is the rut we find many people, Rastafari people especially, that some of us are unable to move forward materially and achieve out spiritual objectives and purpose.
Also this thing about celibacy being the ites of spirituality is also a false conception inherited from the slavemassa, and so another Eurocentric mythology.
From a medical perspective, celibacy creates many physiological problems, such as upsetting and causing imbalance in a female's 21 day cycle, their hormones, emotional state, etc.
Sex, for us Africans, was not always about gratifying the desires of our flesh, or solely pleasure, but it was a means of raising our spiritual power, and this can be seen in all Ancient Black sacred texts that predate the bible.
A woman in Africa, not in Judeo-Christian or Islamic Africa, but Traditional Africa, is actualy able to meditate easier and more effective than a man, and is also known to enter into trance in sex and prophesy, or heal the man and herself, or become receptive to deities (not gods)or the Most I.