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Water Buffalo, Symbol of Toraja’s Greatness

The water buffalo, which is slaughtered in the 'Rambu Solo' is a symbol of respect and devotion from the family to the deceased.

Oleh Reny Sri Ayu
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The water buffalo, which is slaughtered in the Rambu Solo, a customary ritual in Toraja to let go a family member to eternity, is a symbol of respect and devotion from the family to the deceased. The war dance performed by three middle-aged men opened the Rambu Solo ritual at a tongkonan (customary [...]