Spirituality bissu Bugis Community District Pangkep South Sulawesi

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Andi Hasriani

Abstract

Bissu is a trail of pre-Islamic Bugis tribal culture that still survives until now, which serves as the guardian of heritage objects arajang. Bissu are not transvestites or calabai, but people who are immune to sharp weapons, who are also able to communicate with the Gods by using to Rilangi.


The method used in this study is a qualitative method that starts with observation, location determination, sample determination, interviews, data processing and writing of research results.


The results of research on rituals bissu in Segeri, Pangkep Regency, illustrate that the local government continues to support the existence of bissu as the leader of the ritual mappalili that is conducted every year before going down the fields which end with the dance ritual maggiri as the culmination of its existence as a preserver of regional culture as well as culture archipelago.

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Hasriani, A. (2018). Spirituality bissu Bugis Community District Pangkep South Sulawesi. Journal of Research and Multidisciplinary, 1(1), 11-17. https://doi.org/10.5281/jrm.v1i1.%
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