Tana Toraja Walking Dead
|Posted by Made Kamayasa on Wed Jan 21, 2015|
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Tana Toraja walking dead, The Toraja are an ethnic group indigenous to a mountainous region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Their population is approximately 1,100,000, of whom 450,000 live in the regency of Tana Toraja ("Land of Toraja"). Most of the population is Christian, and others are Muslim or have local animist beliefs known as aluk ("the way"). The Indonesian government has recognized this animist belief as Aluk To Dolo ("Way of the Ancestors").
Safe shelter outside the high mountains and rugged granite cliffs, are the Tana Toraja people live, in a fertile valley with green rice terraces and lush coffee plantations. This is one of the most beautiful places in Indonesia that holds a magical power in Tana Toraja culture extravaganza and Lore Lindu megalithic stones.
Tana Toraja is famous for the funeral ceremony can last for days involving the whole village in the present international world known by the name "Tana Toraja walking dead". Not only at the time of mourning but also for entertainment and brotherhood existing communities. Charms unfold when human skulls show mystique to you also dozens of buffalo and pigs are slaughtered resigned to death for the sake of a ceremonial rite 'Living Dead'.
In 2004, thanks to its cultural richness, Tana Toraja included in the provisional list of world cultural heritage by UNESCO (World Heritage Inscription-C1038). Welcoming this community held a ceremony Toraja Toraja Party (Toraja Fiesta) on the art market Rantepoa, Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi. The event presents a series of dances and attractions of the 15 districts in Tana Toraja. Toraja Fiesta is one manifestation of signs Tuka ', an expression of excitement
Last changed: Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 9:31 am