The Rastafari concept connects many people with dreadlocks, joints and the use of the distinctive colors of green, yellow and red, but Rastafari is actually a recent religion dating from 1930 and rooted in the form of Christianity practiced in Jamaica. that time. Rastafaris, Rastas, Rastafarians or just Ras worship Haile Selassie, the former Emperor of Ethiopia, as God in a trinity with Jesus as the Son of God, and the Rastafarians as the Holy Ghost, and is thus also named after Haile Selassie: Race translated directly to the head and is a Ethiopian title for a Prince or leader, and Tafari is the first name (Tafari Makonnen), Haile Selassie bore before his coronation as Emperor.
Rastafaris usually has two different types of ceremonies. One is a more relaxed gathering called a "reasoning", where cannabis ("ganja") is smoked and discussed. The person who has the honor of turning on, says a short sentence first, and then the joint goes on a trip clockwise ("passing" pon the lef 'he' side "), unless one is in war time, where the joint goes the opposite way . The second type of ceremony is a holy day called "binghi" or "groundation" (also spelled "grounation"), where dancing, partying, eating, and smoking are done ganja, sometimes for up to several days.