n. refering to people practicing Rastafarianism, a beleif that Haile Selassie a.k.a. Tafari Makonnen a.k.a. Ras Tafari (ras meaning duke, or head; tafari meaning trinity, or power of three in Amharic, the most widely used language of Ethiopia)was and is the second coming of Christ.see also Rastafari
n. referring (incorrectly) to any person having dreadlocks
people sus pan rasta because they fear truth; but rasta never molest a man, and those with evil in their hearts fear him, fear the power of Jah, of I and I.
by truthbtold October 21, 2003
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A rasta or rastafarian is someone who follows the religion of Rastafarianism.

There are some "poser" rastas, that only call themselves rastas, so that they can dread their hair and smoke weed.

The smoking of weed is considered a way of speaking to their god, Jah. Rastafarians do read and follow the bible, and they helped shape Jamaica's people nowadays.
A true rastafarian praises Jah with all his might.
by Anonymous 292323823 May 21, 2005
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The Rastafarian religion originated in Africa. It is often associated with the poorer black population of Jamaica. It is not just a religion, but a way of life. Rastafarians speak out against; poverty, oppression and inequality.....not just religious ideas but global problems. Rastafarians will use the Bible for guidence, although it is interpreted through black eyes.
rasta mon vibrashon
by Nooch January 01, 2004
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A Christian denomination/cult from Jamaica. They believe that Selassie (a Christian emperor of Ethiopia) was the second coming of Christ.

Rastafaris believe in the Bible, which they use to justify smokin weed.

They call God Jah (because that is the name the Bible gives Him. Psalm 68:4).
by Rasta September 08, 2003
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cool people from the rastafari movement mostly in jamaca they have dreds therefor they are cool and they religeosly smoke weed!!!!!
by Anonymous February 12, 2003
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(n.) someone of the rastafarian faith, a christian denomination which emphasizes hate against whites and homosexuals and promotes black supremacism.
"Dude, we shouldn't buy weed from the rastas because they will try to rip us off since we're white."
by Ganja Man February 15, 2005
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a person of the rastafarian religion or of Jumacian culture
"Where could I find some ganja, rasta man?"
by Anonymous December 11, 2002
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