A term used to refer to marijuana or cannabis, often regarded as a sacrament and used for spiritual and medicinal purposes by Rastafarians
Patois: Wi reason over a chalice of ganja and find di wisdom within
English: We discuss over a chalice of ganja and find the wisdom within
This is the Jamaican word for marijuana, which is an important sacrament in the Rastafari faith. Bob Marley was known to use and advocate for the spiritual use of ganja.
Patois: Lite up di ganja
English: Light up the marijuana
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