Black Spirituality Religion : NYC - Akan (W. African) Spiritual Event Sun, Fe 26

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  1. Abena

    Abena Member MEMBER

    Apr 15, 2004
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    Due to the passing of the mother of two of our shrine family members, the Akom for Nana Yao scheduled for Sun ,Feb 12 has been POSTPONED UNTIL SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

    Onipa Abusia, an Akan spiritual and cultural organization, invites you to our Akom service in honor and remembrance of Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu.
    The spiritual tradition of the Akan people of Ghana, West Africa has existed in the US for over 30 years because of the efforts of Nana Yao. Because of him, the traditional worship of the Akan abosum (deities) and the nsamanfo (ancestors) continues, and traditional Akan rites such as the Edin To (naming ceremony) and Ye Goro Bra (female puberty rites) are still practiced in the US today by people of African descent.
    Come and join Onipa Abusia as we conduct a special Akom in honor and celebration of Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu.

    All are welcome to attend.
    Sunday, February 26, 2006 11am
    Admission is free. Food will be served following the festival.
    Onipa Abusia
    92-15 172nd St, Jamaica NY between Jamaica & 93rd Aves.
    “E” or “J” trains to Parsons and Archer (last stop) Bus 54 or 56 on Jamaica Ave. to 170th, then walk to 172nd. / Or Bus 110 on Jamaica (in front of Old Navy) to 172nd Street / “F” train to 169th - walk down 169th to Jamaica Ave., left to172nd
    NO pork or cola products permitted.
    For further information call 718 658-2600 or 718 525 4633, or send an email to [email protected] For more info on Onipa Abusia and Akan tradition, visit our website or send an email to [email protected]
    Onipa Abusia maintains and preserves the traditional culture and spiritual practice of the Akan people of Ghana, West Africa, which was established in America by the late Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu I, founder of the Dinizulu African Dancers, Drummers and Singers.
    "We should allow no one to turn our heads. If we continually try to shape our identity in the form of others, we surely will not find our destiny. Man's destiny is the reflection of himself. We must be about the task of fortifying our ancient beliefs and traditional customs. It is only through this effort that strength is given."

    - Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu
    ”The Akan Priests in America”
  2. Moorfius

    Moorfius Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Nov 2, 2004
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