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
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- Tedong, symbolic meaning, Tana Toraja
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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TY - CONF AU - Mr Jumadi AU - Mrs Nurlela AU - Idham Irwansyah Idrus PY - 2018/10 DA - 2018/10 TI - 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 BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 974 EP - 978 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.203 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.203 ID - Jumadi2018/10 ER -