The Study of the Doctrine and Belief of Zhuang People in Liao Songs of Pingguo District, Baise City, Guangxi Province, China
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The objective of this research is to study the Doctrine and Belief of the Zhuang people that appear in Liao Songs of Phingkua District, Bai Se City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China. Researchers have collected and translated books “Liao Songs of Pingguo Zhuang” consisting of 5 books by Luo Hantian, based on document research and implemented in 5 steps, namely 1) data collection 2) data translation 3) Data validation 4) Data analysis and 5) Data presentation.
The results showed that doctrine and beliefs of the Zhuang people that appear in Liao Songs of Pingguo Zhuang, there are 4 aspects: 1) Doctrine and beliefs of the Zhuang people, which consist of “Me” doctrine and “Shi gong” doctrine, Moderator of “Me” Doctrine serves to expel ghosts from people who are sick, while Moderator of “Shi gong” Doctrine pray to release the souls of the dead to their happinessat the funeral, and choose auspicious time for special occasion. 2) Beliefs about gods and angels, which consist of Descent Goddess, Cycle of birth and death God, Fireplace God, Door guard God and Land god. 3) Beliefs about ancestral spirits, that Zhuang people pay close attention to the offerings of ancestral spirits in important festivals, and in the event that the Zhuang people consider it important to their lives. 4) Beliefs about ghosts, Zhuang people believe that there are many types of ghosts, the appearance of a ghost often unattractive and ugly, and character is cruel, all that cause the Zhuang people to feel fear of ghosts. The result of the study of the Doctrine and Belief of Zhuang People in Liao Songs of Pingguo District, Baise City, Guangxi Province, China, in addition to informing the Liao Songs culture that is the identity of Zhuang ethnic group in Guangxi and the doctrine that the people of Zhuang have inherited for a long time, is also the dissemination of Zhuang culture for Thais to know more deeply, as well as promoting cultural tourism in the following order.
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