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Rastafarianism: Q & A

What, why, what does, how…. Rastafari Forum Questions & Answers

Hey guys. I wanted to create a space where those curious about Rastafari could have their questions answered. Ask your questions here. I do not know everything, and my answers will most likely be spiritually based. The reason is, I was born with my faith, so most of the answers about how to live as a Rasta, are already within me. I do not make a point of studying my faith. So you decide if your question is right for me. I came up with the idea to answer your questions here, because I know many people turn to the web for answers….

Most of my answers will come from….

  • The King James version bible
  • The laws that Jah has written on my heart
  • My own life experience
  • What I have learned from other Rastafari.

 

Ask your Rasta Questions in the Comments

So I will try to come up with some common questions and put them here for now. Any questions beyond, I encourage you to ask me in the comments. I look forward to engaging with you, and answering your questions. Thanks.  If you ask inappropriate questions or deliberately be rude, I will delete and ignore your question or comment. So please keep this in mind. Thanks.

Please keep in mind….Rastafari is not a Religion….

Please keep in mind, Rastafari is not a Religion. Many people expect Religious answers to their questions about Rastafari, but they do not understand that their question is incorrect. Here is an example a person may ask….”How many times a day do Rasta pray?” My answer would be… the question in itself is wrong, you should ask, how important is prayer in Rastafari, is it done in a particular way? So if the questions is wrong I may say so. Here is another incorrect question about the livity. Is it true Rasta men beat their women? Any man of any faith can beat any woman, its not the faith that does the beating its the man himself. So, no not all Rasta men hit the woman they are with, and abuse of all kinds, are against the faith.

So Please feel free to ask your question, sometimes other commentators enjoy answering questions too. one more thing.

People seeking argument as entertainment….

If you are one of those people who come on line, posing as someone who wants to learn about the Rastafari livity, but you are really looking for an argument, I will not entertain you.

Thank you Blessed. love.

10 of the Most common questions about Rastafari answered right here…

 

  1. Why do Rasta not eat meat?
  2. What is the meaning of the dreadlocks?
  3. Do I have to grow dreadlocks to be a Rasta?
  4. What bible do Rasta Read?
  5. My husband is Rasta, do i have to be one too?
  6. Who is the God of Rastafari
  7. How can I convert to Rastafari?
  8. What are the rules of living as Rasta?
  9. Can a White person be a Rasta?
  10. What is the purpose of the Ital food diet?

Why do Rasta not eat meat? My friend says I can…

First of all you must understand, most of the people on line who are giving Rastafari advice are not Rastafari. I would say 99 percent, and yes some of them even have websites. I kid you not, and they are answering questions on Rastafari. How can you take advice from someone who is not living this way of life them self. This tells me their information is “hand me down.” Meaning it does not come from Jah, and it does not come from their own life experience.

What is the meaning of eating meat in a spiritual sense as a Rasta?

No you are not allowed to eat meat as a Rasta. People say it is allowed because they want to be “easily included” into the faith, instead of “easily excluded.” They want to paint Rastafari as something they can easily include them self into without doing any hard work, or changing of habits. So they, people who are not Rasta, will say eating meat is allowed. No Rasta do not eat meat, unless you want to be a fake Rasta, then you can do whatever you want, and call yourself a Rasta. We Rasta do not eat meat because we embrace life. Eating dead flesh, goes against our belief of embracing life. It is written in the bible anyway, which I  will post here once I find it. Real Rasta do not eat meat. Please do not run me down that they do. If you see someone with locks eating meat, that is not  a Tafari. That is all, please do not run me down in the comments about how I am wrong I will just delete it. Ask a person who was born a Rastafari they will tell you the same thing.

What is The Meaning of Dreadlocks in Rastafari?

The meaning of dreadlocks in Rastafari is a physical representation of a spiritual vow. Dreadlocks represent fidelity, and commitment and awareness of Jah Rastafari. It is born as an inner yearning most f of the time, but some people come into it through logic. It can “just make sense” for them. Because really if Jah is the real God, then some people will natuallry gravitate towards him and his ways with out it being inborn, it just makes sense. So locks, mean finding the truth or expressing the truth of life. This is not the most extensive explanation, but that is it for now.

Blessed love….this page is incomplete…you may still post your questions in the comments.

One thing  I forgot to mention is that even though I blog, I sometimes have a hard time with comments and other aspects of how to use the blog….man….trying to approve comments and respond to them….please be patient with me….

Jah Rastafari Loves you: 5 things Jah Wants from you!

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  1. life as a rasta womanJah Rastafari way of lifeJah Way of Life is called “Rastafari.” It was called “The Nazarite Vow,” in biblical times” To live as Rasta is easy. Read my books. Rasta Way of life, Life as a Rasta Woman to learn more. Basically you will eat “clean foods” also known as Ital food, lock your hair, and treat people with The same respect you desire. Fair enough, right?
  2. Jah say, be loving towards your brother – Love your neighbour and other nation people as if they are your brother and sisters. They are your siblings under the name of Jah Rastafari. This is one of the 10 Commandments. The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”
  3. rasta_meditation_han_cover_for_kindleJah reminds us to  Keep his Sabbath – This is the part most people fail to understand. The Sabbath is a Day just for Jah. One should Honour it and keep it holy. Jah will reward you I promise. You will only know this after you do it consistently. EVERY time after I keep the Sabbath, something good happens in my life, without fail. In my book on Rasta meditation, I talk about the forgotten “spiritual side” of Rastafari.
  4. To not worship, nor keep any “other Gods” – Jah does not like when his children believe in other Gods, or keep other beliefs, or have idols in their home, or in their way of life. Do not do this.The bible says he will let go and turn us over to our own devices, if and when we do this.
  5. Rasta_Way_of_Life_Cover_for_KindleMake Jah Rastafari #1 in your life in all things each Day. – Make Jah number one. Read your bible, give him thanks for all the things that make you happy, every day. Give thanks for all the things you know you could not live without, like fresh air, food, nature, family etc. Jah loves to be number one, he will take care of you, if you show him that you place him, and acknowledge him as “number 1” in all Things. Some examples praying over your food to Jah, asking him to bless the food before you eat it. When you enter your home, give him thanks, when you wake up in the morning, give him thanks again. Learn how to live with Jah in your life, read Rastafari meditation handbook. These suggestions are simple,  but Jah loves the Honour so much, he will acknowledge and honour you back.

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How to become a Rastafari King (book)

How to Become a Rastafarian man

How To Become A Rastafari King”Hey guys, my new book ” is out. Please enjoy the first 1000 words, on my blog. I hope you find it answers your questions on Rastafari, and stimulates your interest in Rastafari culture. BLESSED LOVE. I wrote this book for men whom want guidance on embracing the faith as a King.

 

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Introduction

 

Every Rastaman was given life to walk the face of the earth as a “messenger of Jah.” He knows that in the physical he has been ordained to live as a humble spiritual King.  For this reason all Rasta man know, there are many things in this life he must refrain from partaking in.

Rasta Kings are Chosen at Conception

A Rasta man is “chosen at conception” to keep his mind, spirit and body clean to ensure, upon his transition, he may be deemed, clean, holy and  acceptable to enter Mount Zion.

This book was created for men who know that they too are Kings, and know that a true King has a special and unique, way of thinking, living and being. May Jah bless you on the journey, as you live the way of life as a Rastafari King.

Blessed Love. King Selassie I.

Rasta King Way of Life:

5 Things Rasta men teach their Rasta Children

  1. Rastafarian man teach his children to love &  Fear Jah – Rasta King’s children learn very young, that there is a consequence for every action. That there is one who sees and knows all things good and bad. His name is Jah, the almighty creator.
  2. Rastafarian man Teach his  children“Rasta Love” – Rasta children are taught that other nations are their brothers and sisters under Jah. With them we must share, be respectful, and live harmoniously, even if culture or skin color is different. This is how we as Rastafari share “Rasta Love.”
  1. Rastafarian man Teach his children to Study black leaders – As soon as Rasta children are old enough to read on their own, they are taught to study the lives of black leaders. Such studies teach Rasta children about, equality, helps to build strength, perseverance, character, and wisdom, as their personalities are molding. Rasta children will learn to see themselves as “here to make a difference”  rather than here to be “self indulgent, in Babylon”.
  2. Rastafarian man Teach His children to be Proud of their Roots & Culture – Rasta Children learn that their heritage is a gift. One of which they should be proud and that Black slavery was an “interruption” in African history, not African history itself. All Rasta children regardless of their ethnicity learn about African Roots Culture and History.
  3. Rastafarian man Teach his children to be Patient kind and humble  – Patience comes from fearing jah, and reading his words. Rasta King teach his children to be humble, not arrogant before Jah, and to take an interest in the holy bible.
  4. Rasta King teach their Children to be Respectful – Rasta Children are taught to be Respectful to the elderly and the weak/meek. Rasta King teach his children that, in this way Rasta children are blessed in this life, and save up rewards with the Most High Jah, by these actions.
  5. Rastafarian man Teach his children to Say “no” to Babylon… – Babylon offers everything. To be a true King or Rasta Queen one must be speculative. Rasta King teach his Children that, not everything is for Royalty, but that all is for the heathen. Lust, lies, whoredom, self hate, wickedness etc. Rasta children must pause, and think, before saying “yes” to all things.
  6. Rastafarian man Teach his children to Read the King James Version Bible daily: Rasta King knows that one can acquire, wisdom, and knowledge, from reading the King James version bible. A Rasta King encourages his Rasta child to start reading the King James Version bible between age  10-13 on his/her own. Before, then he himself will read the bible to his child explaining the verses and text in a simplistic manner as he reads. Rasta King knows he is raising an Empress or King, and that requires time effort and love.

 

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“Rasta Man Way of Life” Book: 6 Rasta King Unity Connections

“How to become a Rastafarian Man” ebook

Hey guys, I know you have waited a long time. I am finally writng a book for men who want to live as Rasta King. Its called How to become a Rastafari King –  I am so excited. I want it to be done now. But its a process. Please check it out on amazon. I have some more books coming too. I love you all…blessed.

  1. Rasta man Unity with himself – Rastaman respects himself as an individual in terms of his natural born culture. Rasta man maintains Unity with his own spirit/soul with meditation and clean eating.
  2. Rasta man Unity with all of nature – Rasta man is aware of histhe-rastaman-book-image-brightened unity with The sun, moon stars etc. trees clouds, wind, etc, animals, plants, fish etc.
  3. Rasta man Unity with his bloodline – Rastaman maintains unity with, the family he came from and unity with the family he creates.
  4. Rasta man Unity with Jah – close relationship with most hgiht creator. Respecting his creations, and acknowledging him as higher being.
  5. Rasta man maintains Unity with all people – Rasta mans, Unity with all nations as brothers and sister of Jah creations.
  6. Rasta man Unity with the African Nation – Loving and Sharing African culture, As the original culture of Jah original created people.

For a Rasta king “Unity” means loving and not Judging, and acceptance, of individuals and not trying to change them.

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  1. What is the first thing a Rastafari does when he/she wakes up in the morning?
  2. What is the correct way to grow dreadlocks as a Rasta?
  3. What products do Rasta in the Caribbean use to wash their dreadlocks and why?
  4. What are 10 Essentials of a Rastafari Home?
  5. What can one do to Convert to the Rastafari Livity?
  6. What are some Bible Chapters special to Rasta and why?

“Rasta Way of Life” is a book for the student of Rastafari Livity. Follow the way life of Jah Rastafari, dictated to Rasta, to enter Holy Mount Zion.

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Rasta Inscence: Frankinscence & Myrrh

Rasta Incense: Frankinscence & Myrrh

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Frankincense and Myrrh is a Incense so commonly used by Rasta. I wanted to do some research and find out what the internet had to say about it. At the end I will give you the Rastafari version of why this Incense is so important in our meditation.

Frankincense

downloadFrankincense is a white-colored resin from the Boswellia tree species, which is often made into an essential oil. This oil is often used as an overall health tonic, as it offers benefits to all of the body’s systems. One of its star functions is helping the body to optimally absorb nutrients.

Frankincense essential oil has antiseptic and disinfectant properties, and may help boost your immune system to more effectively ward off illness. It can be topically applied to minor cuts and scrapes to protect against infections, and it also functions as a coagulant to help wounds stop bleeding. One ancient way of using frankincense to disinfect is to burn it as an incense and rely on the cleansing properties of the smoke.

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This essential oil promotes relaxation by helping to open airways and reduce blood pressure, and is connected to feelings of mental tranquility, making it an excellent oil to use for meditation or a de-stress massage.

Great in Rasta Meditation!

download-1The use of frankincense combined with regular meditation could be very helpful in decreasing anxiety. To get the sweet, earthy aromatherapy circulating throughout your meditation space, put a few drops of the oil in a diff-user, or burn in an incense holder.

More Benefits of Frankincense

  1. Other benefits associated with frankincense include relieving indigestion,
  2. helping to fade wrinkles and scars and
  3. reducing acne. It has also been used traditionally to
  4. regulate menstrual cycles and aid with a variety of menstruation-related issues.

Myrrh

gold-frankincense-and-myrrhMyrrh is a red-hued resin that hails from various species of the Commiphora tree, and also often takes the form of an essential oil. Its similarities to frankincense are many, including its sedative properties and its benefits for use during meditation.

Like frankincense, myrrh also aids in digestion, can help fade scars, may strengthen the immune system, has been traditionally used to regulate menses and can be applied topically to disinfect wounds. It also helps to ease respiratory trouble and may act as a decongestant.

 

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  2. Life as a Rasta Woman
  3. Rastafari Principles and Beliefs
  4. Rasta Way of Life
  5. Rasta Meditation Handbook (New 2016)
  6. Rastafari Spirituality for African Americans
  7. 7 Principles of Rastafari
  8. Rasta Books (A) 3 Rasta  books in 1

 




 

Myrrh Can Stop Hair loss?

Myrrh has a characteristic that contracts the skin, and has therefore been used to strengthen the gums and help prevent hair loss. It also has fungicidal properties, and may be beneficial to skin ailments such as athlete’s foot, eczema and ringworm.

…Myrrh rids the body of toxins?

Myrrh can also help relieve chapped skin, stimulates blood circulation throughout the body, and can be used during the course of a detox, as it increases sweat to rid the body of toxins.

Frankincense

When purchasing essential oils, it is very important that you choose a quality, therapeutic-grade variety. If the oil that you choose is less-than-quality, the benefits may be severely compromised – or non-existent – and you may be introducing unwanted chemicals into your body.

If you are going to be using essential oils internally, be sure that the oil is also food-grade, and that you talk to a naturopathic practitioner before beginning, as essential oils are very potent.

Why do Rrastaasta Love Frankincense and Myrrh Incense?

Because it gets rid of negative energy and helps the home to feel brand new. Rasta love to use this herb, after we have cleaned the home, and want to cleanse the home “spiritually” to complete the Job.

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5 Beliefs to teach your Rasta Child:

5 Beliefs for Rasta Children

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  1. Equality of the Nations – All cultures and nations and their beliefs and way of life are equal to yours and dreadlockssignificant
  2. RasTafari are Role Models – That King Selassie I and Empress Menen are our role Models as Rasta people.
  3. The name of the Creator – That the creators name is “Jah” and that King Selassie I is his Elect.
  4. All people are Jah People – That all people are Africans because the first man Jah created was a black African, there for all people are African because we share the same ancestral root.
  5. Clean Living – That Zion is our home as Rasta, and that we must live clean and righteous to enter Zion.

Because Rastafari is not a Religion, raising a Rasta child, is more about sharing the light of Rastafari with your child, until they come of age to acknowledge the teachings of Rastafari on their own.

This is an excerpt from my new book “Jah Rastafari” from the chapter “How to Raise a Rasta Child.” Read the full book and purchase it from amazon.com

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 New blog post: 6 Rules to cook Ital Rasta food.

The Rastafari way of life has many restrictions

  • We do not eat meat
  • We do not smoke cigarettes
  • We do not have sex to relieve sexual tensions (we make love)
  • We do not believe in a lust driven life
  • We are non materialistic
  • We make Jah the focus of all that we do and say each day.
  • We donate to the poor and needy
  • We do not believe e in hording moneyblack man black woman cartoon

I have also written Rastafari Beliefs and principles, my newest ebook. I have come to understand that this book is not for everyone. This is not a book of entertainment. It is a book of truth. The truth is not for everyone. Some people do not know what to do with themselves when faces with the truth, so they get angry if it does not give them information to inflate their ego. This may sound arrogant but there are a lot of arrogant people who want to say they are Rasta.

Rastafari livity is for everyone but please only embrace this faith if you want to do it completely and forever. Rastafari is not a Religion but Jah is so real. He does not like to be disrespected. Well, it is his job to bring Judgement on the people who want to say “Yes, I am Rasta” and then break the covenant, not mine. I write my books to bring the light to the people…that is my job, what they do with the light after that is their own Judgment.

 

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Love and Unity.

Rastafari.

 

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May Jah Rastafari Guide and bless you

Hey guys…I wrote this book, as a detailed guidebook to help those who are interested in following the faith of Rastafari. I hope the table of contents inspires you…I hope the book is helpful. May Jah guide you and bless you on the Journey, Rastafari.

Table of Contents

  1. THE CHOICE OF RASTAFARI
  2. IMPORTANCE OF KING SELASSIE I AND EMPRESS MENEN IN RASTAFARI
  3. 6 STEPS TO CONVERT TO RASTAFARI
  4. HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR RASTA NAME
  5. 4 WAYS TO MEDITATE AS A RASTA
  6. WHY ARE YOU A RASTA?
  7. 4 PILLARS OF RASTAFARI HEALTH
  8. ITAL FOOD AS RASTA
  9. 6 SPIRITUAL OBLIGATIONS OF RASTAFARI
  10. BIBLE STUDY AS A RASTA
  11. WHITE RASTAFARI
  12. THE MEANING OF DREADLOCKS AS A RASTA
  13. OVERSTANDING JAH ZION & BABYLON
  14. HOW TO RAISE A RASTA CHILD
  15. FINDING A RASTA MENTOR
  16. KING SELASSIE I SPEECHES
  17. MY RASTA JOURNEY

  

THE CHOICE OF RASTAFARI

Rastafari has specially selected every Rasta, however that Rasta must also choose Rastafari to reap the rewards. It is a two way spiritual street. A Rasta man can be “powerful” or “weak” depending upon how deep he chooses to live and embrace the faith.

How  Rasta get their spiritual Heights

Every Rasta knows within themselves if their life is a Reflection of their spiritual beliefs that puts the will and the works of Jah first. When this happens the Rasta woman or Rasta man will be powerful, peaceful, confident and content.

Rastafari for LIfe Power

Rastafari is a spiritual gift, if you want to see its power working in your life, you will have to work Rastafari in your life.

May you meet Jah on your Journey, May you know his might and his blessings. Rastafari, King Selassie I.

 

IMPORTANCE OF KING SELASSIE I AND EMPRESS MENEN IN RASTAFARI

 

As an aspiring Rasta, You may be wondering about the importance and meaning of King Selassie I and Empress Menen in the Rastafari faith. What role do they play? Why are they so important?  The following is 5  reasons…

IMPORTANCE OF KING SELASSIE I AND EMPRESS MENEN IN RASTAFARI

#1 Royalty and Self Respect

The life and crowning of King Selassie I and Empress Menen in Rastafari, is to demonstrate Royalty, Self Respect

By the example set by the crowning and Relationship of King Selassie I and Empress Menen, Rasta maintain a high standard for ourselves in all things. From the clothing that we choose to wear, to the way we speak, the friendships we keep, and the way we choose to live and view our lives.  Rasta emulates the life and standards of King Alpha and Queen Omega at all times.

How to Emulate “the King & Queen” as Rasta

King Selassie I is the Role Model for the Rasta man, and Empress Menen is the Role Model for the Rasta woman. Some of the ways we as Rasta Emulate the King and Queen are…

Maintaining cordial relationships with others including those who we may consider “difficult to deal with” or whom we may consider to be our “enemies.”

  • Expressing Love and appreciation for our Kingman and Empress as Creations of Jah
  • Speak using consideration for the sensitivity for hearts and minds others

IMPORTANCE OF KING SELASSIE I AND EMPRESS MENEN IN RASTAFARI

 # 2 the Royal Lineage of  King Solomon

Another reason King Selassie I is so important in Rastafari culture is to put a face to the Royal Lineage of King Solomon.

King Selassie I is the 225 direct descendent to sit up on the throne of King David, which was also occupied by the wise King Solomon, who is King David’s son.

Rastafari Legend has it that, The Queen of Sheba and The Wise King Solomon made love and had a baby boy which was named Menilik, who became “King Menelik I.” King Menilik had a son “King Menelik II,” who is King Selassie I uncle. King Selassie I and King Menelik are of “the tribe of Judah,” which is part of biblical Royal history, related to King Solomon.

As Rasta we pay our Respects to King Selassie I as the face of Jah, and all the ordained Kings of the Tribe of Judah.

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#4 Royal energy in the home

As stated Earlier images of “the King and Queen” as Rasta are reminders of our own Royal Heritage. For this reason Rasta love to have images of the King and Queen in every room in thier home. Including Wall hangings, plaqued photos of the King and Queen, Rastafari mugs, clocks with the Kings face, framed speeches by King Selassie I etc. Rasta believe and feel these Royal images of the King Selassie I and Empress Menen brings positive spiritual Energy into the home and into our lives.

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#4 Demonstrate Positive history and Heritage

Another Reason Empress Menen and King Selassie I have so much importance in Rastafari culture is that they demonstrate positive African history and heritage.

King Selassie I and Empress Menen were crowned November 2nd 1930. As former slaves, black people have had a hard time in Babylon recovering  the whole truth about our heritage and our history. Many black youth in school only learn that black people were slaves. Not much before black slavery and not much after black slavery, and not much about our contributions to society as a nation.

There were many photos taken of the life of the King and Queen. Jah ordained the crowning of King Selassie I and Empress Menen so that Black people have a positive black role model couple (male and female) after black slavery was abolished. All though the King and Queen are from Africa, and ruled over Ethiopia, in Rastafari, they represent positive role models ordained by Jah for all people of all Nations.

 

 

 

IMPORTANCE OF KING SELASSIE I AND EMPRESS MENEN IN RASTAFARI

# 5 Equality of the Sexes

In the Rastafari Livity, Men and Women are seen as equal, because, the same day

(November 2nd 1930)  King Selassie I was crowned King of Ethiopia, Empress Menen was also crowned, Queen of Ethiopia during the same coronation.

King Selassie I is also known as “The King of Kings” and Empress Menen is also known as “The Queen of Queens” in Rastafari Culture.

 

IMPORTANCE OF KING SELASSIE I AND EMPRESS MENEN IN RASTAFARI

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#6 Self Reliance & Legacy

The King and Queen through hard work and determination created a Legacy between them. King Selassie I created schools in his name, ……..Because of this example Rasta also like to build things in our name that people can utilize positively and that carries the name of Rastafari for generations. Bob Marleys legacy was his music and his message. Through his work, he was also self reliant. He left a legacy for his children, and his children’s children.

 

 

 

The Importance of King Selassie I and Empress Menen in Rastafari Re-cap

 

  • Generate powerful positive energy through images and words of King Selassie I and Empress Menen displayed in the home
  • Demonstrate positive African history and heritage, and positive African role models to Africans and the World
  • Demonstrate what an image of self respect and dignity looks like in order for one to emulate it
  • To put a face to the Royal lineage of King David and his son King Solomon
  1. Equality of the Sexes: Teach Rasta equality of the sexes. Both King Selassie I and Empress Menen were crowned November 2nd King Selassie I as “King of Kings…” and Empress Menen as “Queen of Queens…”
  • Self Reliance & Legacy: The King and Queen demonstrate to Rasta to Create our own work

 

 

 

6 STEPS TO CONVERT TO RASTAFARI

 

Many people who want to embrace the faith of Rastafari wonder, “just how do I convert to Rastafari?” The answer is, there is no right or wrong way to Convert to Rastafari. As a Rastafari myself having taken my vow just 7 years ago, there was some inner spiritual things I did, coupled with some outer changes to my environment and lifestyle that helped me to convert my spiritual beliefs from Christianity to Rastafari.

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