Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018)

The Changes of a Symbolic Meaning of Tedong in the Socio-Cultural and Economical Structure among the Devotees of Aluk Todolok Belief in Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi

Authors
Mr Jumadi, Mrs Nurlela, Idham Irwansyah Idrus
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Mr Jumadi
Available Online October 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.203How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Tedong, symbolic meaning, Tana Toraja
Abstract

This study aims to understand the symbolic change of meaning in the ceremony tedong Rambu Solo' or traditional rituals of death in people Aluk Todolok trust of Tana Toraja in South Sulawesi. The approach uses qualitative descriptive study, with the type of survey research. The focus of research is the symbolic meaning tedong (animal sacrifice) in the form of a buffalo in a traditional ritual in the community. Data analysis started from heuristic process (collecting data), criticism or verification, interpretation (interpretation) and writing the facts. The results showed that tedong in Tana Toraja society has a very high significance in social interactions in Tana Toraja society, especially in the implementation of the customary ritual of death according Aluk Todolok confidence. Tedong is a symbol of the meaning of the rules governing the implementation of the funeral ceremony, tedong has meaning economically for the community in social, economic, and cultural as very high economic value and tedong has the meaning of religion as in any death ceremony tedong be the primary measure of the ceremony as the sacrificial animals so tedong has a philosophical meaning, socio-cultural, economic, and religious.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-588-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.203How to use a DOI?
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© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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