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  1. Mpatapo

    Mpatapo is a symbol image from the Adinkra (a system of symbols from Ghana in West Africa). It is meant to represent the "knot of pacification/reconciliation," and as such it is the symbol for reconciliation, peacemaking and pacification. "Mpatapo represents the bond or knot that binds the separate parties in a dispute to a peaceful, harmonious reconciliation. It is a symbol of peacemaking after strife." The Historical Age of Adinkra Dates Back more than two full centuries and it's origin is African Wisdom Symbolism Communications [ non-literacy meanings ] which are basic root communication structures that even breaks or overrides both written and spoken language barriers between peoples. Mpatapo is very important and is one of very few symbols in the Adinkra set of over 100 considered a Solomon's Knot symbol of importance.

    To be treated as a serious to actually progress a resolution of a conflicted issue, one involved party can declare and issue and community present and attach the symbol Mpatapo against [ or to attach ] all other involved parties in a conflict or dispute. The Mpatapo attachment is informing society or community that there is issues here to be placed for reconciliation in peaceful ways. The attachment of Mpatapo declares binding knot until the conflict is resolved and the Mpatapo binding is therefore peacefully released [ unbound / unattached ] to any and all parties.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mpatapo in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mpatapo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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