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Women In rastafari

"Reasonings" usually include smoking ganja (marijuana) as a sacrament.

Rastas grow dreadlocks as a symbol of their beliefs, in part following the biblical prohibition of shaving or cutting your hair. However, the Rastafarian practices of their preaching are somewhat called into question when one considers much of their treatment and views of womyn. Furthermore, there is no reciprocity at all with regards to non-domestic issues.

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Therefore, the effects of the rule are sexist and oppressive. Those who do consider it to be the Bible's "holy herb" and take it as sacrament. In more recent years, Robert Rogers, an Anguillan, developed the Holy Piby.

As a result, Jamaica's many other religious beliefs have played a part in the growth of this one particular religion. To aid in this, informal gatherings, known as "reasonings can be called. This view was furthered by a researcher who studied the Rastas and found that Rastawomyn"will listen but rarely offer more than a playful aside as the brethren sit around and caucus over the affairs of the world, Jamaica and Rasta.

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However, the penalty for womyn if they do not obey this rule is that of death, while there seems to be no delineated rule for a man who commits the same infraction.

Poets and musicians such as Bob Marley and Peter Tosh sing about white oppression and exploitation of the black man in serious and powerful ways so as to unite the black race to overcome that oppression.

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While men are free to walk around with nothing but a piece of cloth over their genitals, womyn must have their knees and legs covered at all times when they are outside of their home. As one can tell, the reasoning session is a key aspect of the Rasta's fight against oppression and racism. The former rule of covering one's legs was made because it was thought that if a womyn did not cover her legs, she was inviting"lust and crimes of passion and infidelity ibid,.

Hence, if a womyn is raped, it is seen as her fault because she invited. This and other myths from the Bible reinforce the peasant worldview that womyn are treacherous by nature Chevannes, 1994: 29). Some Rastas believe in eating organic food and follow strict dietary requirements which prohibit alcohol and tobacco consumption as well as salt, meat (particularly pork and most seafood.

The patriarchal aspects of Rastafari can be seen in the fact that, traditionally, womyn could not join the Rasta faith through their own volition. This also demonstrates the womyn's inferior role because partaking of the chalice in the public realm with the Rasta brethren is a key aspect of the Rastafari faith through which the Rastas are spiritually united with each other and the earth. Some Rastafarians use this compiled text as their main text, but not all Rastafarians accept this newer version of the Bible.