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Tibetan funeral customs and sky burial. Contemporary Rebgong practice and its changes.

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Tibetan funeral customs and sky burial. Contemporary Rebgong practice and its changes.

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dc.contributor.advisor Grela, Joanna [SAP11019385] pl
dc.contributor.author Wanmejiancuo, Wanmejiancuo pl
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-26T20:39:48Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-26T20:39:48Z
dc.date.submitted 2016-05-17 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/210419
dc.language eng pl
dc.title Tibetan funeral customs and sky burial. Contemporary Rebgong practice and its changes. pl
dc.type master pl
dc.abstract.pl In Tibetan areas, there are many different ways of disposing of corpses. Early Tibetan writers classified these according to the four elements of earth, water, fire and air, for instance burial, immersion, cremation and exposure. The last one has two types: sky burial and preservation of the mummified body.Presently, only cremation and sky burial constitute important rites that are still commonly performed in Tibet. This paper provides a brief introduction of Tibetan death rituals and funeral ceremonies, focusing on the specific steps of sky burial in Rebgong area (Rebgong County, Rma lho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China). It presents the results of the author's fieldwork and examines the process of two families’ funeral rituals, explaining what should be done to prepare a human before their death and after their death, how the corpse should be treated, and the rules of behavior for the mourning family members. pl
dc.abstract.en In Tibetan areas, there are many different ways of disposing of corpses. Early Tibetan writers classified these according to the four elements of earth, water, fire and air, for instance burial, immersion, cremation and exposure. The last one has two types: sky burial and preservation of the mummified body.Presently, only cremation and sky burial constitute important rites that are still commonly performed in Tibet. This paper provides a brief introduction of Tibetan death rituals and funeral ceremonies, focusing on the specific steps of sky burial in Rebgong area (Rebgong County, Rma lho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China). It presents the results of the author's fieldwork and examines the process of two families’ funeral rituals, explaining what should be done to prepare a human before their death and after their death, how the corpse should be treated, and the rules of behavior for the mourning family members. pl
dc.subject.pl Tibetan culture, funeral, Rebgong County, sky burial, Tibetan ritual, funeral customs pl
dc.subject.en Tibetan culture, funeral, Rebgong County, sky burial, Tibetan ritual, funeral customs pl
dc.contributor.reviewer Grela, Joanna [SAP11019385] pl
dc.contributor.reviewer Szuksztul, Robert [SAP14001622] pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Filozoficzny pl
dc.identifier.project APD / O pl
dc.identifier.apd diploma-103955-201534 pl
dc.contributor.departmentbycode UJK/WF5 pl
dc.area obszar nauk humanistycznych pl
dc.fieldofstudy porównawcze studia cywilizacji pl


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