Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Rastafarians: a recent religious group born in Jamaica

Originally uploaded by naughton321
Characteristics of the Rasta religion -

- Abrahamic (as is Judaism, Islamd and Chrisitanity)
- vegetarian
- Afrocentric
- Ethiopian pride
- all things "natural"
- slow and spiritual-minded lifestyle
- Zion: spiritual home
- Babylon: place of corruption through materialism
- Ganja: cannabis is seen as a sacrament, used in healing and in enhancing spirituality.