Beliefs Worship the Village’s Tutelaray God in the Beliefs Life of Vietnamese People
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019, Pages: 156-164
Received: Jul. 9, 2019; Accepted: Aug. 28, 2019; Published: Sep. 20, 2019
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Vu Hong Van, Department of Basic Science, University of Transport and Communications, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Abstract
Vietnam is a country with many beliefs and religions, including beliefs and religions imported from abroad, but there were also beliefs that appear on Vietnam itself. We can refer to typical folk beliefs such as: worship ancestors, worship of Mother Goddesses and many other typical folk beliefs, in the worship of the Vietnamese, beliefs worship “Thành Hoàng làng” (the Village’s Tutelary god) is one of the popular beliefs throughout the country. In villages of Vietnamese and communes, the beliefs worship Village’s Tutelary god is a sacred belief, a spiritual support for village communities for generations. Through the ups and downs of the times, the beliefs worship the Village’s Tutelary god had many changes, however, along with other folk beliefs, the belief of the Village’s Tutelary god has played an important part in creating the characteristic of beliefs and the culture of Vietnam. This analysis will join us in answering many questions related to the worship of the Village’ Tutelary god, namely: What is the Village’s Tutelary god? Why was the Village’s Tutelary god not the Tutelary god? Why have had there a worship of the Village’s Tutelary god in Vietnam? Beliefs of the Vietnamese people into the Village’ Tutelary god, the position of the Village’s Tutelary god in the religious life of Vietnamese people.
Keywords
Beliefs, Worship, Village’s Tutelary God, Life, Vietnamese, People
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Vu Hong Van, Beliefs Worship the Village’s Tutelaray God in the Beliefs Life of Vietnamese People, Humanities and Social Sciences. Special Issue: Religion, Gnosticism and Spirituality. Vol. 7, No. 5, 2019, pp. 156-164. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20190705.12
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