The Local Wisdom of Tenggerese People in Karo Ritual
- 10.2991/soshec-18.2018.44How to use a DOI?
- local wisdom; Tenggerese people; Karo ritual
Karo is a big day celebrated annually by Tenggerese people as a worship towards the God and a homage to the ancestors’ spirit. During Karo, the Tenggerese people perform a set of ritual activities. The ritual starts from signing the existence of the ancestors’ spirit until signing the return of it. Furthermore, this study used qualitative descriptive method for investigating and explaining deeply the local wisdom in Karo ritual. The data were collected by observing the ritual activities starting from its implementation until the ceremony of Karo. In this study, the data collection technique used documentation and in-depth interview with the elders and the people. The results found that Karo ritual which becomes the local wisdom of Tenggerese’s tradition is the obedience tradition and it is believed by the people as a ritual for obtaining people welfare, tranquility, and peace.
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TY - CONF AU - Trisakti Ms. AU - Anik Juwariyah PY - 2018/07 DA - 2018/07 TI - The Local Wisdom of Tenggerese People in Karo Ritual BT - Proceedings of the 2nd Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Conference: Establishing Identities through Language, Culture, and Education (SOSHEC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 201 EP - 204 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/soshec-18.2018.44 DO - 10.2991/soshec-18.2018.44 ID - Ms.2018/07 ER -