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Rasta Way of Life

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Rasta Way of Life

Rastafari  Livity Book

Empress Yuajah

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My hope is that you seek to uplift your self in spiritual truth and to embrace a faith that increases patience, love, wisdom, “overstanding,” spiritual awareness, & self centeredness.

May the  “Jewels of Jah” be revealed to you through the Gift of the Rastafari way of life.

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Table of Contents

  • What is Rastafari?
  • What is a Rasta?
  • Beliefs of Rasta about God?
  • What is The Rastafari Livity?
  • The Spiritual Duty of Rasta
  • How to Convert to Rastafari
  • How to Live “Natural” as Rasta
  • Living as “Empress” & “Kingman”
  • The Role of Men in Rastafari
  • The role of women in Rastafari
  • Guidelines for dressing as  Empress
  • Guidelines for dressing as Kingman
  • 10 Essentials of a Rastafari Home
  • 7 Principles for living as Rasta
  • Prophets of Rastafari
  • Bob Marley
  • King Selassie I
  • Rastafari and the Bible
  • “The Tribe of Judah”
  • Marcus Garvey
  • Bible Verses of “Overstanding”
  • Scroll and the Lamb
  • His Name is “Jah!”
  • FAQ
  • Books of Rastafari Wisdom
  • Blog/Websites of Overstanding
  • and more… 

 

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Blessings of Wisdom

18 My child, from your youth choose discipline,

   and when you have gray hair you will still find wisdom.

19 Come to her like one who plows and sows,

   and wait for her good harvest.

For when you cultivate her you will toil but little,

   and soon you will eat of her produce.

20 She seems very harsh to the undisciplined;

   fools cannot remain with her.

21 She will be like a heavy stone to test them,

   and they will not delay in casting her aside.

22 For wisdom is like her name;

   she is not readily perceived by many.

23 Listen, my child, and accept my judgment;

   do not reject my counsel.

24 Put your feet into her fetters,

   and your neck into her collar.

25 Bend your shoulders and carry her,

   and do not fret under her bonds.

26 Come to her with all your soul,

   and keep her ways with all your might.

27 Search out and seek, and she will become known to you;

   and when you get hold of her, do not let her go.

28 For at last you will find the rest she gives,

   and she will be changed into joy for you.

29 Then her fetters will become for you a strong defense,

   and her collar a glorious robe.

30 Her yoke[c] is a golden ornament,

   and her bonds a purple cord.

31 You will wear her like a glorious robe,

   and put her on like a splendid crown.[d]

32 If you are willing, my child, you can be disciplined,

   and if you apply yourself you will become clever.

33 If you love to listen you will gain knowledge,

   and if you pay attention you will become wise.

34 Stand in the company of the elders.

   Who is wise? Attach yourself to such a one.

35 Be ready to listen to every godly discourse,

   and let no wise proverbs escape you.

36 If you see an intelligent person, rise early to visit him;

   let your foot wear out his doorstep.

37 Reflect on the statutes of the Lord,

   and meditate at all times on his commandments.

It is he who will give insight to[e] your mind,

   and your desire for wisdom will be granted.

Sirach – King James Version Bible.

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What is Rastafari?

Rastafari is a daily celebration of African Roots and Culture. The purpose of Rastafari is to guide one to live clean and pure that a person may be deemed “fit” (by Jah) to Enter Holy Mount Zion.

 

What is a Rasta?

A Rasta is someone who adheres to the Rastafari Livity (way of life). Rasta are “called” to carry “the light” of Jah Rastafari, and to deliver “the message” of this  way of life to others. By this we can see that to embrace the Rastafari way of life  is a responsibility and commitment of the heart.

Beliefs of Rasta about God?

 

Rasta know that God is Jah. that Jah is an “African” Spirit. That he is very loving, forgiving and very powerful. Rasta “know”that Jah created heaven and earth, the first man and woman, Adam and Eve, and he parted the Red Sea for the Israelites. “Jah” is the God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob spoken about in the scriptures of the Christian Bible. Jah “Raised up” King Selassie I as his Elect, to protect the Garden of Eden.

 

What is The Rastafari Livity?

The Rastafari Livity is a Celebration of African Roots and Culture that honors Jah. Rasta live life daily in all things they do to honor and show love for Jah, Jah Elect and Jah Creations. From the food that is cooked (Ital) clean and natural, to the way we wear our hair (in dreadlocks)fuss and vanity free, to the colors that we wear (Red Yellow and Green).  Rasta Livity is a commitment of love and honour to and for Jah, the Almighty Creator of all living things all the days of our life.

 

The Spiritual Duty of Rasta

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To love

As Rasta it is our Job to show love. Rasta do not reject love in any form. If someone asks us to do them a favor, we do it…to show even more love. If someone wants to give a Rasta a hug we  do not refuse it. Some more ways Rasta show love is by being there for our friends and families, and Spending time in and surrounded by nature, to show Jah, the creator we love and appreciate the land he has given us. As Rasta showing love is one of the ways  how we honour Jah.

To Live Free

To live Free as Rasta is very important. Rasta believe life should have no restrictions. As long as a person is not “hurting life” or “taking life”, one should

live as one chooses. “Freedom” in life is the  basis for being one with Jah. Freedom to love and honour  Jah, Freedom to Roam, freedom to spend our spiritual time as we choose… Just how Jah, the creator, intended!

 To Be a Servant of Jah

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To fulfill the duty of Rasta as Jah servant is very simple.Iit means helping and loving other people. As Rasta we see ourselves as “extensions” of Jah helping hand, heres on earth. Rasta allows Jah to “use us” as his instruments, to provide help, hope assistance whenever the opportunity presents itself. Rasta always say “yes” to opening the door for others, to carrying a grocery bag, to lending money to those who ask. It is the duty of Rasta to Serve Jah by serving his creations (others)

 

To Enter Holy Mount Zion

The Purpose of the Rastafari Livity is to provide a guide for those who desire to enter Zion (heaven). Zion is where Jah, the Most High roams. There is only love, peace, light, freedom, wholeness, and Jah “light” in Zion. Only those with clean loving, Hearts can enter Zion. It is our Duty as Rasta, to follow Rastafari way of life, as our Guide.. so that our soul may enter Holy Mount Zion.

That was the first portion of the book. I was too excited. I had to share some of it with you. It is not available for purchase just yet. At this rate it will be finished in 1 to 2 weeks.

Read Rasta Way of Life on Amazon.com

Blessed Love to all.

May Jah Guide you and protect you on this life Journey.

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Here is an excerpt from my new book Jah Rastafari Beliefs and Way of life

WHY ARE YOU A RASTA?

This section is for those new to Rastafari who may be concerned about what to say when asked “Why are you a Rasta?” Here is a suggestion on how to respond. It has two parts.

 

Why are you a Rasta?

Response:

“I know that King Selassie I is the King of all Kings talked about in Revelation 5:5”

The King James Version bible says…

“…weep not: behold, the lion of the tribe of

Judah, the root of David, hath prevailed to open thebook, and loose the seven seals…”

 

Why are you a Rasta?

Response:

King Selassie I crowing title is…“King of Kings, Lord of Lords, Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah, Elect of God.”

See how it matches up perfectly? Wikipedia it!

 

 

 

4 PILLARS OF RASTAFARI HEALTH

 

In Rastafari culture, good health is an all encompassing endeavor. We believe that good health is a result of…

  1. Healthy choices for the temple
  2. A calm spirit and calm mind
  3. Healthy relationships with others
  4. A close personal relationship with the Jah

 

RASTAFARI HEALTH PILLAR

Healthy choices for the temple

Rasta do not ingest pharmaceuticals (into the temple)

As Rasta we do everything natural as much as we possibly can. The reason is that we feel that Jah made man, and when he made man he gave them natural roots and herbs for their ailments. Jah did not create pharmaceuticals. Rasta takes herbs, roots and vitamins for most health issues. Many of us have natural health and healing books readily available in our homes. Rasta knows that Babylon created pharmaceuticals to keep making people take them (keep making people sick) so that they become dependent and Babylon makes more money. As Rasta you may purchase your own health and healing book online or your local book store.

I strongly recommend having a book in your home on natural medicine to help guide you into natural medicine and healing awareness.

Good health of the body is for the short and longer term as a Rasta.

Fasting for spiritual Health as Rastafari

Many people do not consider the spirit to be part of the health of the body. I can ensure the spirit is an integral a part of our physical and emotional well being and should be maintained and properly “fed.”

2 Reasons Rastafari fast…

Rasta fast to exercise the spirit so to speak, in the way that we halt a time when we eat so that our mind can experience our existence as the spirit instead of as a physical being driven by physical desires. Doing this as a Rasta helps one to practice self control and to develop spiritual health and awareness.

The other reason is to provide the body s some hours break form digesting food. Everything needs to take a break. It’s just healthy and wise to do so.

Many Rasta fast from Friday at sundown to Saturday at Sundown. Some Rasta fast on Tuesdays, to honor the Ethiopian day of Sabbath. As long as you fast one of these days, then you are covered as a Rasta, for exercising spiritual health and well being.

 

Rasta Temple cleanse

In the Rastafari Livity we are aware of all of the additives and preservatives that may be in our food, also we know that the human body does a good job of food expulsion. However because we as Rasta practice natural health care, we read and learn that the bowels could use some extra help in ridding itself of “gunk.” Rasta like to do a herbal cleanse once a month, for optimal health, and to promote healthy digestion.

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Amazon.com: 4.4 out of 5 stars 16 reviews

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful

3.0 out of 5 stars Great read. Answered many of my questions Oct. 25 2014
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Great read. Answered many of my questions, and clarified some of my confusion. I did find the book a bit repetitive and that was the main drawback.

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book to help guide my new spiritual life June 15 2015
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Jah Rastafari!!! Give thanks and praises!! Excellent book to help guide my new spiritual life.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars March 13 2015
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Amazing book very informational perfect for beginner rasta.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars April 2 2015
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An eye opening spiritual guide. Simplistically written.

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful

4.0 out of 5 stars Informative Oct. 7 2015
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I really enjoyed the book. There are some spelling and grammatical errors here and there, but overall, I learned a lot more about the Rastafari lifestyle than I thought possible. I felt a “good vibe” from the book. Check this one out if you are curious about what the term Rastafari means to a practitioner.

What is Rastafari? 10 Points

What is Rastafari?

  1. King Selassie I of Ethiopia
  2. Celebration of African Culture
  3. Rastafari is a faith of Gratitude
  4. Resist Satan’s Temptations.
  5. Truth of God (Jah)
  6. Order
  7. Unity for all humanity
  8. Forward and positive
  9. Love

Rastafari is….King Selassie I of Ethiopia!

King Selassie I is what Jesus Christ is to Christianity. Yes, King Selassie I was a devout Christian, but Jah has his way and Jah has his reasons. Rastas are Rasta for a reason and Rasta are Rasta with a purpose. I give thanks for the life and works of King Selassie I every day. When I think of him…I think of him as an everlasting friend and my personal Savior. Many Rasta feel this way too.

Rastafari is….the Celebration of Africa

Celebration of African Culture. Rastafari is a celebration of African and Caribbeanmalcolm-x Culture. As Rasta we celebrate every day by wearing Ethiopian colors, wearing Rasta Jewelry of natural fibers, burning incense in honor of those who walked before us. This includes Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King etc. and eating clean earth foods, such as yam, potatoes, and greens. Rastafari love African history, culture and literature too.

Rastafari is…Gratitude for What you Have…

In Rastafari, to wake up every morning and allow your self to curse is a Sin. As Rasta we are grateful for all that we have the big and the small. Every morning when you wake up you should say, thank you Jah for my bed, thank you Jah for a good nights sleep, and thank you Jah for another day.

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Rastafari means to….Resist Satan

As Rasta we avoid temptations of Satan. This includes, porn, cigarettes, bars nightclubs, Lust etc. We live our lives in a way that is pleasing to the Most High Jah, and keep a tight reign on our thoughts at all times. Rasta knows all unclean behavior stems from our thinking. Keep it clean my beauties.

Rastafari is…The Truth of Jah!

Rastas know the truth about God. We are born with it. It is our Job to educate the black jesus, rastaman, praying rastapeople and guide them into living a life that reflects the life God wants for all of us. Rasta knows God is really Jah and that Jah is the light and truth of all the world. He has rules….he is not a God of slackness, Jah is God, the only God of truth, cleanliness, Zion and purity.

 

Rastafari comes from ….An “Inborn” Concept!

Many people of the west view Rastafari as a Religion. That makes sense…many are not used to an inborn concept such as Rastafari. The truth is Rasta are born that way. They have the rules for living, loving, eating and worship, already written on our hearts at birth. Rastafari is a spirituality of the heart not a religion. That is why there are not that many Rastafari around,. Although many can be found in the Caribbean and Africa.

What is “The Order of Rastafari?”

Rastafari is a faith of order. This can be taken figuratively and literally. In Rastafari there is a way of doing just about everything. The other way Rastafari have an order is to follow in the foot steps of King Selassie I and Empress Menen. They are our Role Models. To go against the order is to disrespect the faith. This includes but is not limited to….not swearing, having your own income, having one mate as opposed to more than one sexual partner. The order of Rastafari is written on the heart of every Rasta, man, woman and child.

Rastafari promotes…Unity for all of humanity

Rastafari is Unity of all humanity. As Rasta because we are a spirituality of peace, we would like to see all nations come together in love and harmony. Rastafari knows that the earth was made for all and that all men are equal, but that some of us want to live from the ego and do not respect other. Unity is the Answer to many of the worlds problems.

Rastafari chooses to….Always move forward…

As Rasta we are forward thinking and positive. I am having a hard time with this lately but, I know it is the right thing. Life is too short to dwell on the past and think negative. As Rasta we look forward to the future, and try to keep positive. Babylon is a hard place for a person who wants to live righteous and clean. Keep the mind and Jah, take time to meditate and keep trodding on.

Rastafari is Love!



To Rasta, love makes life better. Through love we get happiness, understanding, unity, peace, respect, honor support….Rastafari know all good things for all people come from love. We need more love in the world. Rastafari is the rasta dating and marriagerighteous way of life.

 

Blessed. Rastafari.

 

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