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Food without "Soul" Does Not Fill. Social and Ritual Aspects of Yakuts' Traditional Diet

... put into wooden bowls – kytyh – or birch bark buckets and carried to the sitting guests. Also, the guests were offered chorons filled with kumis and diluted butter. At dinner or breakfast honorable guests were given large slabs of meat, each weighing ... ... offering through fire was the main form of feeding gods and spirits, whose ceremonial worshipping during festivities and burial rituals was accompanied by mass meetings and feasts at which the meat of sometimes a large number of animals was eaten and partially ...

Modified: 30.04.2010
Yakutia , Sakha , Yakuts' food , ethnography , traditional diet , sacrifice offering , taboo , rituals , magic , food bans , choron , kumis , kumis dishes
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