Revisiting the Javanese Muslim Slametan: Islam, Local Tradition, Honor and Symbolic Communication

Slametan, referring to a broad communal prayer, feast, and food-offering to commemorate or celebrate critical live cycles, such as birth, marriage, and death, constitutes an essential ritual for Javanese Muslims. Despite growing Islamization, in which this ritual is often renamed as tahlilan, elemen...

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Main Author: Mohamad Abdun Nasir
Format: Article
Published: State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga 2019-12-01
Series:Al-Jami'ah: Journal of Islamic Studies
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