Asetena Pa icon

Meaning and philosophical significance of Asetena Pa

Good living. A symbol of conspicuous spending, indulgence, wealth, and upper social class. From the saying “Asetena pa ye awerefire,” to wit, “Good living is forgetfulness (that is, good living makes one forget his humble beginnings)”


The meaning of the symbol was taken from Cloth as Metaphor by G. F. Kojo Arthur

Adinkra Chart: Explore West African Symbols