A survey on the ritual of the Gepo Yi people
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Hui Ping, Jingjing Ma
The Gepo subgroup of Yi people took animism and ancestor worship as the basis of their original belief concepts and formed a whole set of ritual behaviors. In the alternation of the cyclic sequence, the original folk custom ritual activities have been constructed, which have been passed down till now. Based on field survey data, the article analyzes the harmonious coexistence between man and nature and the human ecological order between people in the activities of mountain worship, torch festival and ancestor worship of the Gepo Yi people.
The Gepo, Ritual, Investigation