The Slametan: Textual Knowledge and Ritual Performance in Yogyakarta

Chapter
Part of the Muslims in Global Societies Series book series (MGSS, volume 3)

Abstract

This chapter concerns the slametan, a ritual meal at which Arabic prayers are recited and food is offered to the Prophet Muhammad, saints, and ancestors, who are implored to shower blessings on the community.

Keywords

Muslim World Ritual Performance Muslim Culture Ritual Context Friday Prayer 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Religious StudiesArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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