The Cultural Connotation of Dragon God Belief in the Tao State in Ming and Qing Dynasties
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- Tao state; ethnic consciousness; religious culture; the dragon faith
During the Ming and Qing dynasties, because of Han, Tibetan, Hui nations and other nations in Tao state migrating and aggregating, it constitutes development pattern of the diverse people in the region and religious culture coexisting and interacting. In historical development and social vicissitude, different ethnic groups based on the development demand of symbiotic complementarity and the psychological appeal of interactive integration, have realized the construction of faith on the basis of maintaining certain cultural differences. The dragon belief widespread in Tao state, both reflects the culture of the Han immigrants’ recalling to the origin, and the real social scene between Han with and the local Tibetans, Hui nationality cultural exchange and fusion. This kind of super-ethnic and trans-regional folk sacrificial activities have played down the ethnic consciousness of each ethnic group, while have highlighted the common national identity of all ethnic groups.
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TY - CONF AU - Yong Sha PY - 2018/03 DA - 2018/03 TI - The Cultural Connotation of Dragon God Belief in the Tao State in Ming and Qing Dynasties BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Culture, Education and Economic Development of Modern Society (ICCESE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 395 EP - 398 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iccese-18.2018.90 DO - 10.2991/iccese-18.2018.90 ID - Sha2018/03 ER -