Rambu Solo – Toraja

Categories: Art and Culture, Central Celebes

 

Rambu Solo is a death ceremony in Toraja, Central Celebes. It is a kind of final homage to the deceased. People carried on the deceased by using a Torajan traditional small house called Tongkonan to the grave in the holes of a cave called Londa. In the ceremony, the deceased relatives made a wooden doll which is resemblant to the deceased. It is said that the doll will resemble the deceased more alike day by day. 

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