3 Rasta Rules & Laws you may not know!

3 Rasta Rules & Laws you may not know!

 

“And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD:

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#1 Rasta must Avoid Strong Drink

alcohol-on-shelvesHe shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried. All the days of his separation shall he eat nothing that is made of the vine tree, from the kernels even to the husk.

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#2 No Razor upon the head of a Rasta

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#3 Rasta must stay away from all carcass

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All the days that he separateth himself unto the LORD he shall come at no dead body. He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his Jah is upon his head. All the days of his separation he is holy unto the LORD.

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And if any man die very suddenly by him, and he hath defiled the head of his consecration; then he shall shave his head in the day of his cleansing, on the seventh day shall he shave it. And on the eighth day he shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons, to the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: And the priest shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, and make an atonement for him, for that he sinned by the dead, and shall hallow his head that same day. And he shall consecrate unto the LORD the days of his separation, and shall bring a lamb of the first year for a trespass offering: but the days that were before shall be lost, because his separation was defiled…”

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This is the law of the Nazarite who hath vowed, and of his offering unto the LORD for his separation, beside that that his hand shall get: according to the vow which he vowed, so he must do after the law of his separation.

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Jamaica Vacation: 26 Items You MUST pack!!

Jamaica Vacation:

26 Items You MUST pack!!

 

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Here is a list of 26 Items I wish I brought on my trip to Jamaica, with me, or that I found I used a lot of when I was there. I hope it comes in handy for you. 

#1 – Condoms are a hot commodity in Jamaica – You may or may not need them. I am just because-you-probably-will-have-blizzard-sex-2-24845-1422308064-14_dblbigsaying. They are not always easy to get either.off-bug-spray-coupon

#2 – Bug/Mosquito Spray – Mosquito Spray. You will definitely need this especially at night. Like the one called “Off.”

#3 – Mosquito Coils – If you can get them in your native country. Bring them with you. if not Jamaica sells them. Now you will only need this if you visit the hills for a couple of nights. For some reason Mosquitos are attracted to foreigners, but do not bother locals. For real, no joke.

#4 – Lots of Face cloths – These are a must. Have them in abundance. Jamaica makes you sweat. You will use them to wipe your face, shower, wipe your mouth after you eat, and everything else in between. Just letting you know. Go and buy a pack of 5 for each person going on the trip.

#5 – Aloe vera gel for sunburn – Have this if you burn easily under the sun. Please bring 71Wu8keEplL._SY679_your own aloe vera gel with you every where you go. Bring at least 3 bottles have one in your hotel room and 2 anywhere else or to carry. One lady told me they got hustled all because they didn’t have their own aloe vera gel. So please bring your own.

#6 – Sunscreen – OK so I read sunscreen does not actually work. But for those who like it. Buy some… you are going to need it.

#7 – Portable Cups – Why not. Portable cups are always a good idea. Especially in a hot country.

#8 – Many sunglasses – Bring at least 3-5 pairs. Sunglasses get lost easily. Bring a set of 5 depending on how long you are staying. If you are not someone who usually wears them….you will now!81ZJtR4b9bL._SL1500_

#9 – Pepto-bism0l – You might want this. Only you will know. Or maybe some tums.

#10 – Baby Wipes – These are great to carry with you for quick freshen up. And believe me you are going to do a lot of freshening up especially when you are already out and away from home. carry these in your purse or back pack. 0307112_l

#11 – 2 pairs of flip-flops – Flip flops are great to have. Why not bring 2 pairs.

#12 – Lots of Body wash – I found I showered way more when i was in Jamaica than when I was back home. Jamaica is very hot. If you go out in the day, guaranteed you will need a shower when you get home. Body wash is best, because sometimes you do not feel like showering but you have to. Body wash makes showering quick and easy.  I like Dove, Dial, and Avon body washes.

#13 – Lots of 2 or 3 for the day underwear – Ok. You will need to have the amount of underwear to match the amount of showers you are going to take. No body knows what that number is so just be prepared. I say, have 2 underwear a day. If you do not use them, fine, but at least you got them.

#14 – underwater camera for Jamaica deep-sea excursions – If you plan to do any underwater adventures. It’s a good idea to get an underwater camera. I used to have one. loved it.

#15 – lots of large zip lock bags – These come in handy for a lot of things. Now check this out. 999999-6714070404On one trip just before I was leaving Jamaica, I stopped and bought my favorite perfume ever. No I cannot get it in my native country. Don’t ask me the name….darn it. anyway…if you want to carry any lotion or perfume back home with you..you will have to place them inside a large Ziploc bag or they will make you throw the perfume or lotion out. No the customs people do not care how much money it cost you or if you just bought it. So go get those large ziplock bags and save about 5 for your trip on the plane heading out. You can google this your self if you do not believe me.

 

20 Rastafarian Rules. Laws and Regulations

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#16 – Your own knife fork and spoon – Depending how long you will be there….have your own knife fork and spoon. I get tired of using plastic cutlery sometimes. 5017275-GRY33-fallback

#17  Back Pack – Back packs are great when traveling, especially if you have children. Every person on your trip needs to have his or her own back pack.

#18 – water bottle – Water bottle. Always.

#19 – running shoes – IF you plan to go hiking, I would say running shoes or some good hiking shoes are a good idea. If you are staying for a month or more, just know that there are some roads in Jamaica that shoes only last so long on. ab-products-xtra

#20 – After Bite – OK this is especially for you first timers travelling to Jamaica. You will need the after bite. Mosquitos fall in love with you when it is your first time. It’s not the kind of falling in love you will enjoy though. YOu are gonna need that after bite. Write a list, go to the drug store…and get it. Right now!!!

#21 – Laundry detergent – Think most people would not bring this but you will need it.Tide_Ultra_Stain_Release_Liquid_Laundry_Detergent_D Laundry detergent is one of the hottest sellers in Jamaica. Why because clothes get sweaty and dirty very fast. There is no “wearing the item for the second time without washing.” Bring some laundry liquid detergent with you incase you want to do a quick wash of your favorite shirt or shorts by hand, and hang them to dry.

#22 – Ear Plugs – Some people are not ear plug people. I am. I use them for many reasons. When people are making too much noise, for sleep….so you may want to grab some…you don’t know.

#23 – Camera SD Card and battery – You want to have extra SD cards for your camera for. There are certain things you just do not want to have to try to find…while on vacation.

#24 – Bathing suit – Everybody likes to visit the beaches in Jamaica. Don’t forget your bathing suit/swim trunks.download (3)

#25 – Passport – Goes without saying Right. But I Just included it anyway. Plus of course any other I.D. That you may need for you trip. Drivers license etc.k

#26 – laptop and tablet – You probably want to bring your tablet or laptop for various reasons, such as posting your trip to Facebook and YouTube, or just capturing your trip to Jamaica for your own family to watch and enjoy. Just a reminder. Don’t for get plugs and batteries if needed.

Enjoy your trip/vacation to Jamaica. If you want to learn about the Rastafarian Culture in Jamaica, check out my best selling book. Rasta Way of Life. 

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How to Be Rasta; 20 Steps

How to Be Rasta: 20 Steps

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How to Be a Rastafarian man –  Rasta Way of Life  – Why Rasta – Do not eat meat –

Who is Jah Rastafari?What food do Jamaican people eat? White Rastafari

I have written many books to help someone on how to become a rastafarian. I am a Rastafari woman, from Toronto. I am a blogger, writer, singer, songwriter, and online Entrepreneur. I wrote this blog post to help people learn how to be Rasta, with some simple changes. If you would like some more detailed guidance,

 

on how to follow the Rasta Way of Life, Check out my book “How to Become a Rasta” or “White Rastafari.”

Step #1 – Say “Jah” not “God”

Rastafarian’s call God Jah, or Jah Rastafari.

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Step #  2 – Love The Black Identity

Rastafarian’s know that the black identity was made unique and special by Jah.

Step #3 – Grow your natty Dreadlocks

 

If you want to be Rasta you will need to have dreadlocks, it’s the most important part of the faith that tells others what we believe.

Step #4 – Learn the principles and beliefs of Rastafari

There are about 10 main principles of Rastafari every Rasta knows. You can read them in my book “White Rastafari” or my new book “Rastafari: Beliefs and Principles”

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Step #5 – Know Jesus was a Rasta man

Jesus was a Nazarite which means he was a biblical times Rasta man;

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Step #6 – Learn about Emperor Haile Selassie I

Learn about King Selassie I.  Rastafari call him God. Read here why some Rasta say “King Selassie I” and some say “Jah Rastafari.”

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Step #7 – Read the King James version bible

Rastafarians only read the King James version bible. This is the history book of the Israelite people. Rasta are Israelite’s.

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Step #8 – Burn Nag Champa incense

Rastas love Nag Champa Incense. We believe in purges negative energies we use it on a daily bases. 51tUwuK7qqL

Step #9 – Defend the oppressed

Rasta represent equal rights and Justice for all at all times. No accept ions!

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Step #10 – Visit Jamaica

Many Rasta come from Jamaica. Visiting Jamaica will further your awareness of Bob Marley Freedom FlagRastafari Culture. I did it…it was a very rewarding experience to have access to Rasta culture every day for 1 year.

Step #11 – Keep your temple clean

Rastafarian’s believe a clean body, makes clean mind, makes clean spirit. Rasta believe Jah can dwell inside of man….but only if the man has a clean heart, body, mind and spirit. Eat healthy foods and think clean thoughts.

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Step #12 –  Avoid swearing

Rastafarian’s view swearing as unclean. We like to use words that are positive and uplifting to create a life that is the same. Check out my page on Rastafarian language Rastafarian language (words and phrases)

Step #13 – Spend time in nature

Spend time in nature. Rastafarians believe Jah is in Nature.

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Step #14 – Buy your first Lion of Judah Flag

Many Rasta own the Lion of Judah Flag as it symbolizes King Selassie I of Ethiopia, and strength and victory;
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Step #15 – Become an expert on Ethiopian History

Rastas know the history of Ethiopia as it relates to King Selassie I and African people in general. A lot can be found out about Africa by reading non main stream books. In Rastafari the most popular Rasta Bible is called The Kebra Negast. It tells the story of King Selassie I Royal History dating back to King Solomon.

Step #16 – Eat Ital Rasta Food

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Rasta people eat Ital Food. Rasta believe Ital food is good for the holy temple of Jah, and that Ital food makes you strong physically and spiritually. No meat for Rasta. Read this page about the Ital food laws here.

Step #17 – Meditate Daily

Rastafari meditation is a big part of Rastafari spirituality. Many people do not know how much we believe in meditation. Meditation is how we connect with Jah, for wisdom, inspiration, and spiritual elevation. Check out my book titled How to become a Rasta to learn more.

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Step #18 – “Live in Love!”

Rasta believe love makes many things better in life and on the journey.

Step #19 – Listen to Rasta Reggae Music

Deep Rastafari only listen to Rastafari Reggae Music, such as Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Sizzla, Alborosie etc. Rasta Reggae music helps Rasta to replenish his spiritual balance, and bring feelings of happiness and connection to ancestors.

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Rastafarians know it is important to stay humble on the journey. We know Jah is watching all that we say and do. It is the job of Rastafari to make Jah proud as his humble servants and messengers of Jah Rastafari faith, love and unity.

Blessed Love.

To learn more about how to Be a Rasta – Read the book “How to Become a Rasta” or check out Rasta Way of Life on amazon.com

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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

Rasta Food – Rasta Way of Life Why Rasta – Do not eat meat – How to Be a Rastafari man

 

Rasta Books: Rasta Way of Life books

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JAH RASTAFARI PRAYERS BOOK

HOW TO BECOME A RASTAFARIAN MAN BOOK

ITAL RASTA eCOOKBOOK

RASTA BIBLE BOOK

JAMAICAN MEN BOOK

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HOW TO BECOME A RASTA BOOK

RASTAFARI BELIEFS & PRINCIPLES BOOK

CONVERT TO RASTAFARI BOOK

AFRICAN  RASTA BOOK

JAMAICAN WOMEN