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Black Superfoods and Green Superfoods - Obosom Awusi

Started this discussion. Last reply by Akua Mar 24. 20 Replies

 Mikyia mo (Greetings),Above are two depictions of the Obosom (Deity) Ausar. Ausar is called Awusi in Akan culture and Obatala (Oosaala) in Yoruba culture.He is depicted with green skin or black…Continue

KARA KASA - The Origin and Nature of the 'Chakra'

Started this discussion. Last reply by Odwirafo Nov 18, 2012. 2 Replies

Mikyia mo (Greetings),We have recently published:…Continue

ANKH - The Origin of the Term 'Yoga'

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Mikyia mo (Greetings),FYI:We recently published the article:…Continue

 

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Akua replied to Odwirafo's discussion Black Superfoods and Green Superfoods - Obosom Awusi
"Meda ase for this information. I will try the black quinoa."
Mar 24
OLIVIA HOLLOWAY replied to Odwirafo's discussion Black Superfoods and Green Superfoods - Obosom Awusi
"Thanks for the information always looking to improve my families diet  and health this lets me know I am on the right path."
Oct 1, 2013
Sekhmet replied to Odwirafo's discussion Black Superfoods and Green Superfoods - Obosom Awusi
"Greeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaatttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt Post...I have always wondered why Ausar was always shown in different colours. Now I know and It makes perfect that these foods are termed super foods. It is also…"
Oct 1, 2013
BRO.KWAKU liked Odwirafo's blog post The Okra/Okraa Complex - The Soul of Akanfo
Jun 4, 2013
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The Okra/Okraa Complex - The Soul of Akanfo

Mikyia mo (Greetings),We have recently published the e-book [free pdf download]:The Okra/Okraa Complex - The Soul of AkanfoThe Okra and Okraa in Akan is called the Ka and Kait in Kamit. The book deals with the nature and function of the Ka (Okra/Soul-Divine Consciousness). Ka and Kait are actually Ntoro and Ntorot…See More
May 3, 2013
Odwirafo liked THE BODY TEMPLE INSTITUTE's blog post SELF PRESERVATION EVALUATION
Jan 16, 2013
Odwirafo commented on THE BODY TEMPLE INSTITUTE's blog post WALNUTS ARE BRAIN FOOD
"Mikyia wo, That is definitely something to investigate - the indigenous relationship with us and Pecans. They may have nutritional and healing effects upon us that are different for other people - including other Afurakanu/Afuraitkaitnut who have…"
Dec 14, 2012
Odwirafo commented on THE BODY TEMPLE INSTITUTE's blog post WALNUTS ARE BRAIN FOOD
"Mikyia mo (Greetings), We're on the same frequency..We spoke about walnuts in the first issue of our NKWAMUA - Whole Life Journal as well.  Pecans are similar in nutritional value to the brain like walnuts.. Odwirafo"
Dec 8, 2012
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Nov 20, 2012
Odwirafo replied to Odwirafo's discussion KARA KASA - The Origin and Nature of the 'Chakra'
"Mikyia mo, We updated the article: ANKHUT - Original terms from Kamit   http://www.odwirafo.com/Ankhut_Original_Terms_From_Kamit.pdf We included the term ankhi. Just as ankh is the etymological origin of yoke (yewg, yoga) so is ankhi…"
Nov 18, 2012
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Nov 16, 2012
Odwirafo commented on Odwirafo's blog post Akan Origin of the Term Hoodoo
"Mikyia wo Sista Njideka, Yenni aseda.. Akanfo retained our culture throughout the Mmusuo Kese (Maafa) in various ways. In many places throughout Amaruka (america) where Akanfo were imprisoned and enslaved we find evidence of our unique…"
Nov 13, 2012
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Nov 13, 2012
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Akan Origin of the Term Hoodoo

Mikyia mo (Greetings),See our article:Akan Origin of the Term Hoodoohttp://www.odwirafo.com/Akan_Origin_of_the_Term_Hoodoo.pdfOdwirafoSee More
Nov 11, 2012
Odwirafo replied to Odwirafo's discussion Black Superfoods and Green Superfoods - Obosom Awusi
"Mikyia mo, We should add that Awusi/Ausar in Kamit is called Kam Ur - The Great Black One. His Black skin is not only a reference to Ancestral power, but is representative of the Black Nation, our melanin-dominant skin as Black People -…"
Nov 11, 2012
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NKWAMUA - Whole Life Journal

Mikyia mo (Greetings),Our NKWAMUA - Whole Life Journal is a periodical which addresses physical soundness and spiritual soundness centered in cultural awareness. Those in our community who are new to cultural, holistic information as well as those who have been studying for some time find NKWAMUA to be beneficial.See our…See More
Nov 2, 2012

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The Okra/Okraa Complex - The Soul of Akanfo

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Mikyia mo (Greetings),

We have recently published the e-book [free pdf download]:

The Okra/Okraa Complex - The Soul of Akanfo

The Okra and Okraa in Akan…

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Akan Origin of the Term Hoodoo

Posted on November 10, 2012 at 12:30pm 2 Comments

Mikyia mo (Greetings),

See our article:

Akan Origin of the Term Hoodoo

http://www.odwirafo.com/Akan_Origin_of_the_Term_Hoodoo.pdf

Odwirafo

NKWAMUA - Whole Life Journal

Posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:46pm 0 Comments

Mikyia mo (Greetings),

Our NKWAMUA - Whole Life Journal is a periodical which addresses physical soundness and spiritual soundness centered in cultural awareness. Those in our community who are new to cultural, holistic information as well…

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PTAH SASETEM - Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit Cultural Educational Curriculum

Posted on September 26, 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

 

Mikyia mo (Greetings),



We have recently uploaded a video of one of our PTAH SASETEM Adesua (workshops/trainings). PTAH Sasetem is a curriculum created for adults who are of Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African~Black) heritage to utilize in the education of…

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At 12:12pm on August 3, 2012, Sista Njideka said…

AKWAABA to this site!  So grateful for your presence here.  Looking forward to building with you.

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well come to the body temple Odwirafo

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Welcome, Welcome!!!

At 12:05am on July 28, 2012, Mama Mawusi Ashshakir said…

Mikiya Mo! 

it is truly an honor to welcome you and join the link with you in healing our nation.  I am learning so much from you - your teachings have given detail to my worldview. For this I am grateful, make yourself at home.

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