RasTafarI is centered around the spiritual allegience given to HIS IMPERIAL MAJESTY EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE I by RasTafarI brethrens as the Rightful Ruler of Creation, THE CONQUERING LION OF THE TRIBE OF JUDAH, as prophesized in the old and new testaments, GOD
manifeted in a physical man. Ongoing manifestations of the spirit of RasTafarI was realized
and developed through the teachings of the Holy Bible, Marcus Garvey, and other Black Freedom Fighters.
These manifestation which The Rasta lives is what He considers His Way Of Life. The Revolutionary Gospel Teachings of Jesus The Christ is also a major inspiration and guide in maintaining and striving towards a Righteous Way Of Living.
These are a list of words that you might come across while surfing my website...
Dread: The state of fearlessness in the face of obstacles that The Rasta posses.
Groundation: The Niyabingi celebrations of those gathered together in the sight of JAH.
I: Used instead of the posessive me, you, my, mine. I is assertive and stands firm, while you is bent and indecates division or weakness.
I an I: Used to emphasize the unity of all mankind who stands for truth and rights. It also shows the unity between I and the MOST I (HIGH) JAH.
I Man: The word used by a Rastaman to refer to himself in conversation.
JAH: The name by which The RasTafarI know THE CREATOR manifested in the man Haile Selassie I. Read psalms 68.
Ital: Used to refer to vegetarian dishes, vital, pure, wholesome.
Livity: Used instead of freedom(free-dum), or freeness could also be substituted.
Niyabingi: A RasTafarI spiritual gathering to end downpression. The popular interpretation is "Death to the black and white oppressors.
Overstand: "Understand", The RasTafarI object to having to go under to get the full knowledge of something.
Sight RasTafarI: When One accepts RasTafarI Way Of Life as Their way of life.
Ras: An Amharic word meaning, "Head", "Cheif" or "king". This is the title a RasTafarI uses before His name.
Ras Kamua Daudi Kimit: This is the Afrikan name that I have chosen for Myself, I consider it My natural name.
*Kamau - "Quiet Warrior"
*Daudi - the same as the Hebrew name David "Beloved"
*Kimit - Ancient Afrikan civilization named Kimit meaning Black.
RasTafarI with Hebrew first names are usually called by Their first name with Ras before it, for example I am called Ras David by My RasTafarI Brethrens.
Word Sound Power: Positive vibrating speech of RasTafarI. An injunction of mind, heart, and tongue to project positive, perceptive and enlightened incepts of thought and heart.
Iyaric: A combination of the word Iya, which affirms the "highter" realities of RasTafarI, and the word Amharic, which is the language spoken in Ethiopia.