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Unformatted text preview: 4) In the Slametan ritual, red and white porridge is served. What various items do these porridges represent in the ritual? Which religions are actually being represented in the Slametan ritual? 5) How is the name Mohammed used to represent differing concepts in the Slametan ritual? For the mystics, what does the name of Mohammed represent? 6) What is the rukun, and why it is significant to the Slametan ritual? 7) Describe both the social and symbolic aspects of the Slametan. 8) Explain how the ritual of the Slametan reflects and/or is an example of syncretism....
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- Fall '10