RELS5125

 

RELS5125
Taoist Ritual

This course will focus on the study of the liturgical tradition of Taoism. Special reference will be made to the structure and significance of the death ritual of fast (zhai) and the festival of offering (jiao). Through fieldwork studies, students will be shown how Hong Kong Taoists perform these two kinds of ritual services to the public nowadays.

3 Units

Old Course Code (2009-10 and before) : RST5125