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Holy days and holidays are periods of solemn times for the
Rastafarian community worldwide.
The Holy days are to pray and ask for penance, fulfilling
2 Chronicles 7v14,
"If my people who are called by my name, will humble
themselves and pray, search for me and repent of their evil
ways, then I will hear from heaven and forgive their sins and
heal their land."
Rastalogical Holy Days and Holidays

January 7th - Ethiopian Christmas

Rastafarians observe this as a holiday.

May 5th (5th of Miyaza) - “Fasika” (Passover)

This day represents a major Holy Day with service (e.g., from
10am to 11am.).  After service, family day celebration starts with the
playing of Rasta Music (e.g., Reggae) with eating of Corn bread,
vegetables, and drinking of Wine, closing with a prayer from the
Priest. (e.g., around 3:30pm)

July 16th 1931 - Constitution Day

This day represents a holiday.  On this day Ethiopia was given it
first written Constitution and is observed annually.

July 23rd 1892 – 2nd Advent of the Cosmic Christ

In the year of John 16th of Hamle 1885 = July 23rd 1892 the birth
of ‘Tafari' in Harar, Ethiopia.  Rastalogy accepts this day as the
Second Advent of the Cosmic Christ, fulfilling Isaiah Chapter 9 v6,
“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is giving, Tafari.”.

This day represents a major
Holy Day; celebrated as a family day
with a short prayer service giving thanks to Yahweh, for the birth of
His Son, Tafari.  Service starts (e.g., 10am to 11am), followed by a
celebration consisting of Rasta Music and food.

August – October 7th 1928 – Divine Kingship of Rastafari

This day represents a Holy Day.  This is when Rastafari was
acclaimed ‘Negus’, King of Ethiopia, fulfilling Isaiah 43v15, “I am
the Lord Rastafari your Holy One, Creator of Israel, your King.”.  
This day is celebrated quietly with short Prayer Service (e.g., starting
at 1pm – 5pm.)

September 11th  - Ethiopian New Year

This day represents a holiday, which is, observed with a short
Prayer Service from 10am – 11am.

November 2nd 1930 – Transfiguration Day

This represents the Transfiguration Day of Rastafari to Haile Selassie
I, ‘Might of the Trinity’ fulfilling Revelation 5v5, “The Lion of the
Tribe of Judah has prevailed.”  This day represents the
Holy Day
when Rastafari was acclaim ‘Negus’ King of Ethiopia; Fulfilling
Isaiah 43v15,

“I am the Lord Rastafari your Holy One Creator of Israel, your
King.”

This day is celebrated quietly with a short Prayer Service (e.g.,
starting 3pm – 9pm).  Then celebrate with Rasta Music, rice and
peas, vegetables, fish, closing with a short Prayer of thanksgiving by
the Priest with blessing.
Holy Days
Holy Days
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