Nyahbinghi Order


The Nyahbinghi Order (a.k.a. Theocratic Priesthood and Livity Order of Nyabinghi) of Rastafarians is named for Queen Nyahbinghi of Uganda, who fought against colonialists in the 19th century.

Nyahbinghi is the oldest of the Rastafarian orders and it focuses mainly on Haile Selassie, Ethiopia, and the eventual return to Africa. It is overseen by an Assembly of Elders.


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