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OKOMFO ANOKYE and MOHAMMED and JESUS

Postby OPIAMENSA » Thu May 03, 2012 4:47 pm

OKOMFO ANOKYE and MOHAMMED and JESUS - Are these three godmen equal?

I have heard say that Mohammed is to Islam what Jesus is to Christianity. From where I sit, I know that Okomfo Anokye is in the same league as these middle east godmen. Yes I know.

Okomfo Anokye had dealings with the great creator, Onyankopon, long before religious influences that originated in the Middle East were brought to this part of the world by marauding tribes from Europe and the Middle East. Before the Christian slave trading empires arrived on our shores, Okomfo Anokye had demonstrated the power of Onyankopon by commanding a golden stool from heaven. He had also performed miracles worthy of any godman; be they Islamic or Christian.

So why is this great African godson not mentioned in our history?
Why has he been excluded from our religious narrative?
Why are our school curricula empty on this subject?
In a democratic nation where the constitution enshrines religious freedom where are our politicians on the issue?
Where is President Mills?
Where is his minister of education?
Where are all the politicians?
Where is the NDC?
Where is the NPP?
Where is the CPP?
Why are we teaching Jesus and not teaching Okomfo Anokye?
Meanwhile most of Okomfo Anokye's feats and achievements are present in Ghana for all to see, touch and feel.

I recall in my school days (Kwame Nkrumah's CPP days) when we will listen with rapt attention to the Okomfo Anokye story. Such classes usually concluded with a dramatisation of the great Okomfo's unique feats and achievements. Why then was the Okomfo Anokye story removed from school curricula?
We need to reinstate Okomfo Anokye in school curricula from Class One to University. We must teach Okomfo Anokye and NOW!

Can we attribute the silence on Okomfo Anokye to Kofi Ellison's quote ... "Upon reflection, it is sad that of late some of our misguided Ghanaian Christian Pastors and other similarly misguided people, have taken to deriding the achievements and personality of Okomfo Anokye as idolatry and anathema. It is this sad reality due to the colonization of the African mind that concerns me. In every corner of the globe, people respect their tradition and culture in spite of so-called “modernity”. Other cultures still regard similar feats as the gospel truth. To wit: Moses received Ten Commandments from Heaven and resulted in Judaism; a virgin birth of Jesus resulted in Christianity; Mohamed's vision led to Islam; think about Buddha and Buddhism; or Hinduism and its prophets; in the United States, Joseph Smith had a 'vision' in the 1820's in New York and that led to the birth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints or Mormons. Examples are legion. It is only Africans who tend to undermine and disrespect their own culture while hanging on to the “truths” of received ideas from foreign lands."

Okomfo Anokye presents us with a unique capacity to produce a counter-narrative to our colonial state-of-mind and to give a boost to African cultures. Let us take it. It may yet save us from ourselves.
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Postby k.sankofa » Fri May 04, 2012 1:17 am

agya opia, mo ne kasa!
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Postby OPIAMENSA » Fri May 04, 2012 2:54 pm

Oman Ghana da wo ase. Only your name!

Your name symbolises what we need to do, especially when it comes to religion and spirituality. We need to find and retake the spiritual pathways bequeathed to us by our ancestors.

Any denigration of the features and rituals and personalities of African spirituality presupposes that our ancestors, when faced with the two options chose obeisance of the devil over the creator God. This is false. Absolutely false, because available evidence for this assertion is hearsay that comes out of colonial brainwash. Okomfo Anokye's feats puts all that hearsay brainwash evidence to rest.

And as aptly demonstrated by Okomfo Anokye, our ancestors obeisance were directed towards Onyankopon, the resident ruler of the heavens who sent us Sikadwa Kofi.
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Postby General Lucifer » Fri May 04, 2012 8:57 pm

Save your breath bro Opia.
In ghanaian schools,children are taught everything about the the western world- -irrelevant and stupid information such as the first man to discover the Americas,the first European to navigate river Niger,the Royal family of England,the Pilgrim progress, European Civilization and other nonsense that has nothing to do with Black Africa achievements, progress and self-worth. Never before have the so called Ghanaian intellectual elites questioned these western oriented information and seek to make amends to reflect our culture,values and environment.

The above-- coupled with Sunday school religious studies about the benevolence of foreign gods are the food for thought for the Ghanaian school child( and even Varsiity graduates)

Simply put, Ghanaians don't have any indigenous spiritual figure to link them to universal power.No significant role model to look up to except biblical figures like Abraham, Moses, Peter,John, Paul , David and the man himself--Jesus of Nazareth. These personalities have foreign origin with no connection to our ancestral history yet religious ghananians have claimed them as the heritage. Devotion to these foreign icons leavs the whiteman bewilldered but equally thrilled.

Form cradle to the grave the black child is systematically starved from vital history and iiinformation about his own environment and about important historical figures such as Okomfo Anokye..

Wise and and profound as your suggestions may be , most religious Ghanaians have been intellectually bred to disregard black history let alone Okomfo Anokye. Any reverence to him is equal to idol and devil worship.The beings that are worthy of reverence are the ones brought to them by the white man.

Such is the fate of the blackman Ghanaman.His great ancestors knew about God long long before Kwesi Broni swapped his materialistic and exploitative spiritual teachings for his.

Oyamekopon Tweduanpon is the name they call the universal Power. Now it is Jesus,Jesus Jesus at every corner you turn.He foolishly thinks foreign values,culture and spirituality are superior to his. And that is why he is a loser.
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Re: OKOMFO ANOKYE and MOHAMMED and JESUS

Postby Q' lypse » Sun May 06, 2012 8:15 pm

OPIAMENSA wrote:OKOMFO ANOKYE and MOHAMMED and JESUS - Are these three godmen equal?

I have heard say that Mohammed is to Islam what Jesus is to Christianity. From where I sit, I know that Okomfo Anokye is in the same league as these middle east godmen. Yes I know.

Okomfo Anokye had dealings with the great creator, Onyankopon, long before religious influences that originated in the Middle East were brought to this part of the world by marauding tribes from Europe and the Middle East. Before the Christian slave trading empires arrived on our shores, Okomfo Anokye had demonstrated the power of Onyankopon by commanding a golden stool from heaven. He had also performed miracles worthy of any godman; be they Islamic or Christian.

So why is this great African godson not mentioned in our history?
Why has he been excluded from our religious narrative?
Why are our school curricula empty on this subject?
In a democratic nation where the constitution enshrines religious freedom where are our politicians on the issue?
Where is President Mills?
Where is his minister of education?
Where are all the politicians?
Where is the NDC?
Where is the NPP?
Where is the CPP?
Why are we teaching Jesus and not teaching Okomfo Anokye?
Meanwhile most of Okomfo Anokye's feats and achievements are present in Ghana for all to see, touch and feel.

I recall in my school days (Kwame Nkrumah's CPP days) when we will listen with rapt attention to the Okomfo Anokye story. Such classes usually concluded with a dramatisation of the great Okomfo's unique feats and achievements. Why then was the Okomfo Anokye story removed from school curricula?
We need to reinstate Okomfo Anokye in school curricula from Class One to University. We must teach Okomfo Anokye and NOW!

Can we attribute the silence on Okomfo Anokye to Kofi Ellison's quote ... "Upon reflection, it is sad that of late some of our misguided Ghanaian Christian Pastors and other similarly misguided people, have taken to deriding the achievements and personality of Okomfo Anokye as idolatry and anathema. It is this sad reality due to the colonization of the African mind that concerns me. In every corner of the globe, people respect their tradition and culture in spite of so-called “modernity”. Other cultures still regard similar feats as the gospel truth. To wit: Moses received Ten Commandments from Heaven and resulted in Judaism; a virgin birth of Jesus resulted in Christianity; Mohamed's vision led to Islam; think about Buddha and Buddhism; or Hinduism and its prophets; in the United States, Joseph Smith had a 'vision' in the 1820's in New York and that led to the birth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints or Mormons. Examples are legion. It is only Africans who tend to undermine and disrespect their own culture while hanging on to the “truths” of received ideas from foreign lands."

Okomfo Anokye presents us with a unique capacity to produce a counter-narrative to our colonial state-of-mind and to give a boost to African cultures. Let us take it. It may yet save us from ourselves.


Funny enough its the President Mills who tries to disrespect and ignore the core traditional beliefs. Look at one of the threads on this joint...
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Postby OPIAMENSA » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:10 pm

General Lucifer wrote:Save your breath bro Opia. ... ... Simply put, Ghanaians don't have any indigenous spiritual figure to link them to universal power.No significant role model to look up to except biblical figures ... ... From cradle to the grave the black child is systematically starved from vital history and information about his own environment and about important historical figures such as Okomfo Anokye.. ... most religious Ghanaians have been intellectually bred to disregard black history let alone Okomfo Anokye. Any reverence to him is equal to idol and devil worship.The beings that are worthy of reverence are the ones brought to them by the white man.

Such is the fate of the blackman Ghanaman. His great ancestors knew about God long long before Kwesi Broni swapped his materialistic and exploitative spiritual teachings for his. ... ... Now it is Jesus,Jesus Jesus at every corner you turn.He foolishly thinks foreign values,culture and spirituality are superior to his. And that is why he is a loser.


I hear you very loud and very clear. But don't you think that saving our collective breaths feeds into a tacit acquiescence of this destructive foreign spiritual invasion that began in colonial times? Besides Okomfo Anokye, we have stories of precolonial African spirituality all across this continent of ours. Just as the bible tells the spiritual history of the Jews, we must tell our own spiritual stories and spiritual histories or at least expose the similarities and or differences between what we had and what was bred or forced unto us through colonialism and trickery. I will continue by sharing a glaring spiritual difference.

In African cultures, there is a clear divide between the secular and the sacred. In African cultures God creates: God does not procreate. God does not produce children, especially with humans. Conversely, in Jewish and European cultures the line between the profane and the divine is blurred. We see Gods having children with Gods and Gods having children with humans. So why have we allowed ourselves to be tricked into believing something that very very alien to our culture.

A further look into this procreation between the profane and the divine reveals that Gods having children did not begin with Yahweh and Jesus. Yahweh also had a father. So Jesus has a Grandfather!

In fact Yahweh has 69 siblings. The mystery deepens. Stay tuned or ask your friendly Rabbi to educate you. They are all over the internet.

Our ancestors did not ask questions. We can ask and we have to ask the tough questions before this thing called Christianity destroys us.

In conclusion, here is one tough question to ponder ... How can our precolonial God, Onyankopon Tweduanpon, the purveyor of the Golden Stool, have a child with a Palestinian virgin.
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Postby O-prime » Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:34 pm

OPIAMENSA wrote:
General Lucifer wrote:Save your breath bro Opia. ... ... Simply put, Ghanaians don't have any indigenous spiritual figure to link them to universal power.No significant role model to look up to except biblical figures ... ... From cradle to the grave the black child is systematically starved from vital history and information about his own environment and about important historical figures such as Okomfo Anokye.. ... most religious Ghanaians have been intellectually bred to disregard black history let alone Okomfo Anokye. Any reverence to him is equal to idol and devil worship.The beings that are worthy of reverence are the ones brought to them by the white man.

Such is the fate of the blackman Ghanaman. His great ancestors knew about God long long before Kwesi Broni swapped his materialistic and exploitative spiritual teachings for his. ... ... Now it is Jesus,Jesus Jesus at every corner you turn.He foolishly thinks foreign values,culture and spirituality are superior to his. And that is why he is a loser.


I hear you very loud and very clear. But don't you think that saving our collective breaths feeds into a tacit acquiescence of this destructive foreign spiritual invasion that began in colonial times? Besides Okomfo Anokye, we have stories of precolonial African spirituality all across this continent of ours. Just as the bible tells the spiritual history of the Jews, we must tell our own spiritual stories and spiritual histories or at least expose the similarities and or differences between what we had and what was bred or forced unto us through colonialism and trickery. I will continue by sharing a glaring spiritual difference.

In African cultures, there is a clear divide between the secular and the sacred. In African cultures God creates: God does not procreate. God does not produce children, especially with humans. Conversely, in Jewish and European cultures the line between the profane and the divine is blurred. We see Gods having children with Gods and Gods having children with humans. So why have we allowed ourselves to be tricked into believing something that very very alien to our culture.

A further look into this procreation between the profane and the divine reveals that Gods having children did not begin with Yahweh and Jesus. Yahweh also had a father. So Jesus has a Grandfather!

In fact Yahweh has 69 siblings. The mystery deepens. Stay tuned or ask your friendly Rabbi to educate you. They are all over the internet.

Our ancestors did not ask questions. We can ask and we have to ask the tough questions before this thing called Christianity destroys us.

In conclusion, here is one tough question to ponder ... How can our precolonial God, Onyankopon Tweduanpon, the purveyor of the Golden Stool, have a child with a Palestinian virgin.


The Elohim? A buddy is into Zecharia Sitchin...I think he teaches the many gods = elohim thing as well.
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