How to get Dreadlocks – 5 Tips To Make Them!

What are Dreadlocks? Dreadlocks are hair that becomes matted together after not being combed for a period of time. Most dreadlocks are intentionally done as a hair style. Some people who “dread” are doing this for spiritual reasons. The people who …

How to Choose Your Rasta Name

Why do Rasta change their name once they start to embrace the Rastafari Livity? The reason is to start a new. To commemorate the renewal of Self, to tell the world that you are not a Babylonian any longer, and …

The Future of the Rastafari Faith

Rastafari have always been at the front lines of social change in Jamaica, as the voice of the underprivileged and under-represented. They have molded the identity of Jamaica worldwide, as the images many have of Jamaica is that of the …

Race Issues & the Roles for Women In Rastafari

The Races according to Rastafari beliefs In original Rastafari doctrine, Babylon and White people were one and the same. Also, all other races were black except White people. White people were seen as the oppressors who took the Black man …

Rastafari Influences Jamaican Culture

The Arts and Music The Arts in Jamaica get influenced by “Rastafari” beliefs. Some of Jamaica’s top artists, poets and writers are influenced by Rastafari culture. These artists have produced brilliant painting and magnificent wood sculptures in Jamaica’s vibrant Visual …

(V)ital Food

Ital food is derived from the phrase“vital food” (Self-determination of the black race resulted in the Rastafari usage of the word ‘I” to replace the first letter of many words). Ital food means it is natural, pure and clean food. …