Southwest Minzu Institute, Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, China
The concept of soul is a kind of thinking consciousness shared by all human beings. The concept of soul that is shaped and immortal is the cornerstone of Yi minority religious belief. As a branch of Yi minority, Pula people have many same or similar soul concepts. At the same time, they are influenced by geographical environment, social development, historical culture and other factors. Their concept of soul has its own branch characteristics, which is mainly reflected in the generation, manifestation and destination of the dead.
Yi Minority; Pula people; Soul
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