There are numerous ethnic gatherings in Indonesia .One of them is the Toraja in South Sulawesi .The word Toraja originates from the bugis dialect to raja significance " meaning individuals of the uplands '(Klass et al,1999:45).This name occurred when the Dutch provincial government named them .In toraja there is still religion called aluk todolo this runs nearby muslim and Christianity .In this article I will inspect the torajan rituals and customs around myth, death and ancestor worship.
Toraja is roughly 3,180 square kilometers, initially intensely forested, has been changed by development. The couple of remaining woods spread slants unacceptable for development. The main method for subsistence is farming. Rice, cassava, and maize are the staples; espresso and cloves are the vital money crops. (Bigalke,1981;13)Creature cultivation is practiced on a vast scale, however just the rearing of pigs is of financial significance. The bison, a grown-up toy, is once in a while utilised for function as a part of the fields. The creature has principally a ritualised function, for the prevalent kind of death feast requires many buffalo
The autochthonous religion of the Toraja is called Aluk To Dolo to dolo actually implies "that is, "conviction of the old," or "customs of the precursors."(Chambert et al 2002:117)In this religion, precursor clique, myth, and custom are entwined. Amid therituals, the to minaa, a minister knowledgeable in tribal legend and history, recounts the long