Rastafari articles on Wikipedia
Rastafari
much heterogeneity among practitioners, who are known as Rastafari or Rastafaris. Rastafari refer to their beliefs, which are based on a specific interpretation
May 25th 2017



Mansions of Rastafari
Mansions of Rastafari is an umbrella term for the various groups of the Rastafari movement. Such groups include the Bobo Ashanti, the Niyabinghi, the
Dec 29th 2016



Persecution of Rastafari
Persecution of members of the Rastafari movement, a group founded in Jamaica in the early 1930s and who worship Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia as Almighty
Sep 15th 2016



Rastafari movement in the United States
The-Rastafari-MovementThe Rastafari-MovementRastafari Movement in the United States is the Rastafari-MovementRastafari Movement, founded in Jamaica, manifestation in the United States. The name Rastafari is
Jan 30th 2017



Rastafari Teach I Everything
Rastafari Teach I Everything is Jamaican reggae artist Sizzla's 12th studio album, released on Greensleeves on September 4, 2001. "Rastafari Teach I
Mar 13th 2017



Iyaric
a consciously created dialect of English in use among members of the Rastafari movement. African languages were lost among Africans when they were taken
Apr 24th 2017



Rastafari (album)
Rastafari is an album by American jazz trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith with the Bill Smith ensemble, which was released in 1983 on the Canadian Sackville label
Jan 12th 2017



Twelve Tribes of Israel (Rastafari)
The Twelve Tribes of Israel is a Rastafari religious group and one of the Mansions of Rastafari. Its headquarters is on Hope Road in Kingston, Jamaica
Feb 21st 2017



Calling Rastafari
Calling Rastafari is a studio album by Jamaican reggae singer Burning Spear. It won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album at the 42nd Grammy Awards in
Apr 14th 2016



Ital
also spelled I-tal (/ˈaɪtɑːl/), is food often celebrated by those in the Rastafari movement. It is compulsory in the Nyabinghi mansion though not in the
Apr 8th 2017



Charles Edwards (Rastafari)
Prince Emanuel Charles Edwards, 1915–1994, was a Jamaican-RastafariJamaican Rastafari who founded the Bobo Shanti order in 1958 in Bull Bay in Jamaica, and is held by that
Aug 30th 2016



Chalice (pipe)
type of cannabis smoking pipe used most often by members of the Jamaican Rastafari movement. It is a sort of water pipe with a hose, or drawtube, for inhaling;
Dec 4th 2016



Shashamane
the Jamaican government sent a delegation composed of both Rastafari and non-Rastafari leaders to Ethiopia to discuss the matter of repatriation, among
Mar 11th 2017



Grounation Day
Grounation Day (April 21) is an important Rastafari holy day, and second after Coronation Day (November 2). It is celebrated in honor of Haile Selassie's
Nov 1st 2016



Sam Brown (Rastafari)
Ras Sam Brown (16 December 1925August 1998) was a Jamaican Rastafari elder well known in Kingston for his politics after he participated in the elections
Feb 12th 2016



Mortimer Planno
September 1929, Cuba – 5 March 2006, Kingston, Jamaica) was a renowned Rastafari elder, drummer, and considered one of the ideological founders of the
May 23rd 2017



Holy Piby
The Holy Piby is a proto-Rastafari text written by an Anguillan, Robert Athlyi Rogers (d. 1931), for the use of an Afrocentric religion in the West Indies
Oct 22nd 2016



Royal Parchment Scroll of Black Supremacy
Supremacy is a text from Jamaica, written during the 1920s by a proto-Rastafari preacher, Fitz Balintine Pettersburg. Along with The Holy Piby and Leonard
Oct 23rd 2016



Lion of Judah
Selassie, it continues to be an important symbol among members of the Rastafari movement.[citation needed] The biblical Judah (in Hebrew: Yehuda)
May 9th 2017



Archibald Dunkley
Joseph Hibbert, and Robert Hinds, one of the first preachers of the Rastafari movement in Jamaica following the coronation of Ras Tafari as Emperor
Jul 12th 2015



Leonard Howell
born into an Anglican family. He was one of the first preachers of the Rastafari movement (along with Joseph Hibbert, Archibald Dunkley, and Robert Hinds)
May 13th 2017



Bobo Ashanti
strictest Mansions of Rastafari. They cover their dreadlocks with turbans and wear long robes. While some Nyabinghi and Twelve tribe Rastafari drink wine and
Oct 15th 2016



Cannabis in Jamaica
the nation's public image, being tied to cultural touchstones such as Rastafari and reggae music. Cannabis was introduced to Jamaica in the 1850s–1860s
Apr 25th 2017



Vernon Carrington
1935 - March 22, 2005) founded the Twelve-TribesTwelve Tribes of Israel branch of the Rastafari movement in 1968. He was also called the Prophet Gad. Members of the Twelve
Apr 16th 2017



Roots reggae
artists concerned, including the spiritual side of Rastafari and the honoring of God, called Jah by Rastafari. It also is identified with the life of the ghetto
Nov 1st 2016



Jah
English-language context, the name Jah is now most commonly associated with the Rastafari. It is otherwise mostly limited to the phrase Hallelujah and theophoric
Feb 28th 2017



Joseph Hibbert
Archibald Dunkley, and Robert Hinds, one of the first preachers of the Rastafari movement in Jamaica following the coronation of Ras Tafari as Emperor
May 4th 2017



Nyabinghi
Nyabinghi is the oldest of the Mansions of Rastafari. These Rastafari are the strictest out of the six or so major groups. They pledge "love to all human
May 2nd 2017



Fitz Balintine Pettersburg
Reverend Fitz Balintine Pettersburg was a proto-Rastafari preacher, and author of the Royal Parchment Scroll of Black Supremacy, published in 1926. He
Jul 8th 2016



Imperial Ethiopian World Federation Incorporated Political Party
It was formed in 2002 by members of the Church of Haile Selassie I, a Rastafari sect. It first contested national elections in 2002, when it received
Jul 8th 2015



Ras Michael
he was raised in a Rastafari community. As a teenager he moved to Kingston's Waterhouse district where he played with local Rastafari musicians. He set
Jan 3rd 2017



Cannabis in Ethiopia
around 1320 CE were found to have traces of cannabis. In the 1960s, Rastafari immigrants from the Caribbean began to settle on land near Shashamane
Mar 10th 2017



Haile Selassie
groups, such as Human Rights Watch, as autocratic and illiberal. Among the Rastafari movement, whose followers are estimated at between two and four million
May 25th 2017



Niyabinghi chants
Hills and Valleys" "Peace and Love" "Promise to Hear I Chant" "Rastafari Conquer" "Rastafari Know What This Gathering For" "Rivers of Babylon" (arranged
Sep 9th 2015



Culture of Jamaica
Many old churches have been carefully maintained and/or restored. The Rastafari movement is a derivative of the larger Christian culture, but its origins
Mar 27th 2017



Marley (film)
brought worldwide attention to Jamaican culture, Reggae music and the Rastafari movement. Throughout the documentary, much of the content deals with Marley’s
Apr 3rd 2017



Akete
Garfield Smith, Michael; Augier, Roy; Nettleford, Rex M. (1978), The Rastafari movement in Kingston, Jamaica, University of the West Indies, p. 14.
Feb 3rd 2017



Twelve Tribes (disambiguation)
in 1972 The Twelve Tribes of Ishmael Twelve Tribes of Israel (Rastafari), a Rastafari group Twelve Tribes (album), an album by Richard Souther Twelve
Jan 21st 2017



Teacha Dee
After Berlin Wall Riddim and "Rastafari Way" on the Horn Of Africa Riddim. Teacha Dee's major hit of 2016 was "Rastafari Way" which spent 14 days on Beatport's
Apr 12th 2017



Natty Dreadlocks
(synonyms "Natty-DreadNatty Dread", "Natty", "DreadyDready" or "Dread") is a Rastafari term for a member of the Rastafari community. The image of such a man is often used in reggae
Jan 9th 2017



Wanted Dread & Alive
"Reggae-Mylitis "The Poor Man Feel It" "Cold Blood" Side 2 "Wanted Dread & Alive" "Rastafari Is" "That's What They Will Do" "Fools Die" Side 1 "Coming in Hot" "Nothing
Mar 25th 2017



Nyabinghi rhythm
as RastafariansRastafarians to celebrate and commemorate key dates significant to Rastafari throughout the year. It is essentially an opportunity for Rastas to congregate
May 1st 2017



Joseph Owens (Jesuit)
written from 1970 to 1972 while working and living with members of the Rastafari movement in Kingston, Jamaica, during which period he discussed theological
Apr 27th 2017



Count Ossie
Count Ossie, born Oswald Williams (1926 – 18 October 1976) was a Rastafari">Jamaican Rastafari drummer and band leader. In the early 1950s he set up a Rasta community
Sep 18th 2016



St Agnes Place
Social centre (#60) Free parties Rastafari A Rastafari community (it has been stated that a third of the street were Rastafari) Musicians, pirate radio and artists
May 5th 2017



Peter Tosh
he established himself as a successful solo artist and a promoter of Rastafari. He was murdered in 1987 during a home invasion. Tosh was born in Westmoreland
Apr 15th 2017



Cedric Brooks
known for his solo recordings and as a member of The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari, The Sound Dimensions, Divine Light, The Light of Saba, and The Skatalites
Dec 13th 2016



Religion in Jamaica
2015-08-09.  "Rastafari, roots and Ideology". OneWorld Magazine. Retrieved 2010-02-01.  ""Dread Jesus": A New View of the Rastafari Movement". Cesnur
Apr 10th 2017



Chillum (pipe)
monarch King Mtesa. More recently, it has also seen use in sacraments by Rastafari. Since the 1960s the embellished bamboo chillum has become an American
Mar 18th 2017



Dread Jesus
Dread Jesus, published in 1999, is a book written by William David Spencer about the Rastafari movement. (ISBN 0-281-05101-1)
Sep 30th 2016





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