Sherpa Rituals In Religion

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In religion there are rituals in place to provide the people with interaction to and with a higher power. A symbolic analysis by Sherry B. Ortner was done on the Sherpa ritual, seeing religion as a cultural system and examine the ideology behind its culture. The Sherpas are a group of Tibetan people who live on the slopes and valleys of the Himalayas in Northwest Nepal. The social organization of this village is based on the religious status hierarchy of Buddhism, categorized by monks, llamas and the rest of the population. The Sherpas often perform a ritual of the ceremonial fest for the gods in which all our invited. The ceremony first starts out with the purification of the people, then continuously follows with the Chepa offering, reading
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