Ideologia de los rastafaris

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RASTAFARIS…
A religio-political movement, which began in the Jamaican slums in the 1920s and 30s. The most famous Rastafarian is Bob Marley.
Rastafarians see Rasta more as a way of life than areligion. This movement is the belief in the divinity (Haile Selassie) the influence of Jamaican culture, resistance of oppression, and pride in African heritage. They are based on the bible.
Includesritual use of marijuana, avoidance of alcohol, the wearing of ones head in dreadlocks, and vegetarianism.
The way their hair grows comes to represent the Lion of Judah. This also represents therebellion against the system and the proper way to use hair. (The lion represents Selassie)
IMPORTANT SYMBOLS.
•flag: Ethiopia flag colors (green, gold & red)
•Dreadlocks: braiding (rastas); according to“The Leviticus 21:15” (“ they won’t show baldness over their heads, they won’t shave the bottom of their beards, and they won’t make any cut in their selves.
MUSIC
They considered REGGAE as themusic of Jah (their god)

Babylon is the Rastafarian term to describe the political power that has kept black people discriminated through centuries. Rastafarians try to be against Babylon.
Forthem Africa is considered “heaven in earth”. They don’t thinks that there’s another life after death, and no hell either.(as Cristians think)
Selassie’s death made black people wish to recover theirroots.
A religio-political movement, which began in the Jamaican slums in the 1920s and 30s. The most famous Rastafarian is Bob Marley.
Rastafarians see Rasta more as a way of life than a religion.This movement is the belief in the divinity (Haile Selassie) the influence of Jamaican culture, resistance of oppression, and pride in African heritage. They are based on the bible.
Includes ritualuse of marijuana, avoidance of alcohol, the wearing of ones head in dreadlocks, and vegetarianism.
The way their hair grows comes to represent the Lion of Judah. This also represents the rebellion...
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