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Indonesia. Funeral Toraja (El Ritual de la Muerte) | Tribus y Etnias


The third day is the most important. A lot
of buffalo have to be sacrificed if you are to live happily and be respected in paradise. The souls of the dead can only go to puya
when the death ritual is completed. The status of a spirit in the world beyond is the same
as that of the person in this life, and so the souls of his animals must follow him into
the other life. With this sacrifice the deceased will be accompanied to heaven by the souls
of buffalos and pigs. The journey to puya requires strong animals because it is difficult
and mountains and valleys must be crossed. The buffalo has traditionally been the symbol
of wealth and power, used even to pay for land. But the fact that so many are sacrificed
in honour of the dead, in order to impress the living, has led the Indonesian government
to impose limits and taxes for each animal sacrificed, as these ostentatious ceremonies
end up by ruining the families. The tensest moment in any celebration is the
sharing out of the meat, and there are always disputes and even fights. What each guest
receives depends on many factors. For example, if they are owed a debt, they will receive
a good portion as part of the payment, the noble families that are descended directly
form heaven have the right to the head, the most highly prized part, and the children
receive the legs. On the last day, in the village of Kete the
atmosphere is completely different from the revelry of the first days. After three intense
days of celebration, the pain and tiredness begin to show in the faces of the closest
relatives. The men continue dancing the Mabadong while
the women, kneeling before the coffin, shed their last tears, moved by the song sung by
the children. The funeral is drawing to an end, and in just
a few hours Mayanna will rest in peace, along with his ancestors, in the sacred rocks of
Rantepao. An hour later, Mayanna is taken on his final
journey across the rice fields. At the same time, in the neighbouring village
of Rumki, another family is also preparing to transport a dead man to the sacred rocks. Though at first the procession tries to keep
up appearances and maintain their composure as protocol demands in these cases, little
by little the atmosphere heats up and what was meant to be a walk of sorrow and contemplation,
turns into a mad dash, both families trying to see who is capable of guiding the coffin
across the rice fields. The dead man is no longer the centre of attention as a real pitched
battle of water and mud is unleashed. Astonishingly, from what we saw just a moment
ago, Mayanna’s family has managed to make the journey without too much uproar, and in
less than two hours has reached the sacred rocks. Right at the foot of the niche, the officiating
priest says the final farewell to the dead man, reading a few paragraphs from the Bible. The majority of the Toraja are Christians,
though like the Bajau, they combine their new religion with animist beliefs based on
a large, complicated mythology that divides all of creation into three worlds, each one
with its own god. Mayanna has come to the end of his journey. After the celebration to pay their respects
to him, he must surely be grateful and satisfied. The family, for its part, has reinforced its
honour and status, strengthening bonds and demonstrating its wealth and generosity. The coffin has been placed inside the rock,
along with his most beloved belongings. Then, they seal forever the door to his new home… .and that is a funeral in the highlands of
Sulawesi, the island in the shape of an orchid.

Otis Rodgers

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42 COMMENTS

  1. Quesadilla Luchadora Posted on May 23, 2015 at 11:32 am

    Buen documental, algo Aculturado, pero aun así.

    Reply
  2. alex30 Posted on May 23, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    La humanidad es bien salvaje. Pobre planeta tierra, con sus animales y plantas tener que ser dominados por esta especie de porqueria llamada humanos!

    Reply
  3. L&C Posted on May 23, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    Me gusto mucho este documental, muy buen trabajo

    Reply
  4. Rokko Dittrich Posted on March 4, 2016 at 9:43 pm

    Que estúpidas creencias eso de sacrificar a los pobres animales…gente culera inculta.

    Reply
  5. El MOreniche Posted on October 3, 2016 at 3:36 am

    Batalla CAMPAL …solo están jugando

    Reply
  6. Juan Carlos gancino Posted on October 4, 2016 at 2:23 am

    los humanos somos el cáncer del
    planeta..

    Reply
  7. Annylú Bando Posted on November 20, 2016 at 1:49 pm

    Deberían de prohibir este tipo de sacrificios ¡Pobres animales!

    Reply
  8. miguel cruz Posted on February 2, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    y por que dejan sacrificar los bufalos ellos no tienen laculpa quesos triple hijos de puta se mueran

    Reply
  9. miguel cruz Posted on February 2, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    hijos deputa inorantes denles educasion esque no ay un presidente que se conmueba

    Reply
  10. miguel cruz Posted on February 2, 2017 at 5:47 pm

    aguata darles una palisa aesos inorantes abersi canbian

    Reply
  11. Thats Me Posted on March 24, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    Que horror,ver estas imàgenes sacrificando estos animales..

    Reply
  12. Jaydi V Posted on April 20, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    Que culpa tienen los búfalos 😤☹️

    Reply
  13. Estefania Morocho Posted on April 21, 2017 at 4:13 pm

    tengo poco tiempo de ver estos documentales es increible ver las creencias, costumbres tantas cosas gracias por compartir lo que sucede en el mundo…….🌍
    saludos desde ecuador💛💙❤

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  14. Dividie Posted on May 4, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    7:23 fondo izquierda arriba

    Reply
  15. Isaias Lopez Posted on October 25, 2017 at 12:14 am

    Se los comen ta bien

    Reply
  16. Angie Ortiz ! Posted on November 12, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Por mucho que quieran darnos a conocer otras “culturas” creo que deberían editar o evitar ciertos hechos como el sacrificio de los animales, con que lo hubieran mencionado, más que suficiente 😧

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  17. Tazzinary Del Cid Posted on January 18, 2018 at 5:02 am

    QUE HORRIBLE!! PENSAR QUE EL POBRE ANIMAL VA A ACOMPANAR AL MUERTO AL MAS ALLA!! IGNORANCIA ALGUNAS DE LAS COSTUMBRES Y TRADICIONES HUMANAS NO TIENEN SENTIDO!!! SIEMPRE HEMOS SIDO CRUELES!! POBRES ANIMALES!!! SOMOS MAS ANIMALES QUE LOS POBRES ANIMALES!!! LOS EGIPCIOS LOS CHINOS EN LA ANTIGUEDAD AL MORIR TENIA QUE M9RIR LAS ESPOSAS. LOS SIRVIENTES ..INCLUSOS LOS SOLDADOS Y MASCOTAS!!! ESRUPIDES HUMANA!!!MORIR CARIOS POR UNO..

    Reply
  18. A A. A Posted on March 6, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    Que creencia más estúpida, están equivocados 👎muy mal

    Reply
  19. Carlos Antonio Posted on April 10, 2018 at 2:01 pm

    😨LA CURIOSIDAD MATO AL GATO , creo que acabo de perder la virginidad mental que impresion!

    Reply
  20. Julio César Gallizzi Posted on April 24, 2018 at 10:40 pm

    Hijos de mil PUTA. Cómo van a matar así pobres animales

    Reply
  21. Magali López Posted on August 27, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    estan locos que bronca

    Reply
  22. Ruben Lopez Posted on August 31, 2018 at 12:42 am

    Lo que si esque acomo tragan filetes estos cabrones

    Reply
  23. Milenka Moys Posted on September 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Tanta tonteria hacen por eso Dios esta molesto y manda los terremotos y todo xq somos lo peor no respetamos nada de lo bello q el Creador del universo nos dejo

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  24. Gladys Gonzalez Vanegas Posted on November 16, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    A asco de gente

    Reply
  25. Lina Salazar Posted on December 19, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    Que les pasa son ignorante como matan a esos animales que no tienen culpa OJALÁ SU TRADICIÓN DE MIER SE ACABE LUEGO

    Reply
  26. Da Hdez P Posted on February 21, 2019 at 6:23 pm

    Que gente tan estupida 🤬🤬🤬🤬ni que los fallecidos se alegraran de eso , que asco de gente

    Reply
  27. sinaloense mx Posted on March 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Y los jóvenes después jugando con barro y agua en las calles mientras Ibán a dejar el cuerpo se les olvidó que llevaban cargando todos divirtiéndose jejeje

    Reply
  28. sinaloense mx Posted on March 5, 2019 at 5:32 pm

    Minuto 4:48 jejeje se divierten esos chicos

    Reply
  29. Hno. Ignacio José de la Santa Cruz Posted on March 16, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    Ellos retiran el cadáver una vez al año para una fiesta, así que la despedida no es para siempre

    Reply
  30. Romina estrella Posted on March 25, 2019 at 2:02 am

    Porque hacen eso ellos también son seres vivos

    Reply
  31. Cesar Augusto Bardales Sandoval Posted on June 26, 2019 at 4:54 pm

    Qué locura… xD

    Reply
  32. Alberto Serrano Posted on July 14, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    La muerte de un ser querido significa la absoluta ruina en aquellos lugares.

    Reply
  33. Emyarce Posted on August 14, 2019 at 1:58 pm

    Que horrible que salvaje como matan esos pobres animalitos

    Reply
  34. darkness8891 Posted on August 17, 2019 at 6:06 am

    Me parece mal que sacrifiquen a los animales por los muertos. Eso debe ser comida o dejarlos ir.

    Reply
  35. Miguel Antonio Pérez Ortiz Posted on August 22, 2019 at 1:15 am

    Que creencias tan estúpidas y pendejas

    Reply
  36. Xime C Posted on August 25, 2019 at 6:38 am

    Que horror!!!!! Que gente más ignorante y estúpida!!! Espantoso realmente!!

    Reply
  37. Daniel Méndez Posted on September 2, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    0:50 😣😣💔

    Reply
  38. Isis Mendoza Posted on September 11, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    Las costumbres cuestan.

    Reply
  39. Arturo Sierra Posted on November 2, 2019 at 4:48 pm

    Oh dios 😢😭

    Reply
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