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How to pronounce Mpatapo

The meaning and philosophical significance of Mpatapo

Mpatapo means “pacification knot.” It is a symbol of pacification, forgiveness, and reconciliation.

Akan proverbs on vengeance and forgiveness

  1. Efi dada mu kraman de asem dada na eka


The image of the symbol was taken from the Kasahorow Adinkra Library.

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