The Nyahbinghi woman must abide by Emperor Haile Selassie
I Ivine laws.
During I-semble, the Nyahbinghi women are responsible for
the teaching of the children with special emphasis on the
Amharic languages, His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie
I, Black History and other aspects of Rastafari Ivine livety.
She is not permitted to administrate around the altar or
to prophecy before the congregation. A Nyahbinghi queen does
not play the drums at an I-semble but does play the SHAKA
(Shaker) or TIMBREL. She may participate in governmental administration,
as in the taking of minutes, writing/reading of letters or
any other works she is capable of doing, as seen by the House.
She should also strive to improve her
livity and skills/education so that she may be of greater
strength to the Theocracy of Emperor Haile Selassie I and
She must be attired in modest apparel at all times and must
not wear pants or revealing garments. Her head must be covered
during an I-semble or when congregating among the brethren
or outside her gates.
As H.I.M. is the Head of the Nyahbinghi
Order, the Nyahbinghi queen must recognise her kingman
as her head. She must be loyal to her king head in all things
concerning righteousness and at all times. If there is a misunderstanding
between her and her king man, the matter should be brought
before the priest or the Council of Elders who will deal with
the matter privately and constructively.
During her monthly issue (period of 7 days), the Nyahbinghi
queen does not attend, I-semble or congregate among the brethrens.
When the Nyahbinghi queen brings forth a prince, she should
stay away from an I-semble for a period of 3 months. If she
brings forth a princess, she should stay away for a period
of 4 months.
The Nyahbinghi woman must abstain from whoredom, adultery,
fornication and all sinful acts that are an abomination to
the Most High. She should keep her temple clean, refraining
from use of flesh, drugs, alcohol and all harmful articles
of food that are forbidden. The wearing of jewelry is not
forbidden but the piercing of the ears is against the will
of JAH. The plaiting of locks is forbidden as it is written
in the book of II Peter 3: 3, "Whose adorning let it
not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair." The
Nyahbinghi woman is nonviolent, non-abusive and non- partisan.
She must also be free from all corruption as a true daughter
of JAH Rastafari.