Betad Meglegani

Alternative Titles:
The Custom of Harvesting Rice
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Date Created:
1974
Extent:
36 sentences and 13 notes
Description:
This text provides a graphic description of the first-fruits ceremony held before rice harvest begins, a ceremony held to thank God for the harvest and to appease forest spirits. It is said that forest spirits, if offended by an improperly performed sacrificial ceremony, will allow plagues to the portion of the crop still maturing in the fields.
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Country:
Philippines
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Entry Number:
48822
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