Setting Grudges to Rest
A handwritten copy of the Nuosu scripture "Ddip vi", one of the
Nuosu priests' scriptures used in nimu
co bi, the great ceremony to send the souls of the dead to the
resting place of their ancestors.
It is used in the sacrifice ritual of the soul sending ceremony. The
Nuosu believe that people have grudges against others because of
specific events in the secular world. In order not to leave any trouble
for the family of the deceased, it is necessary to remove the
grudges that accumulated against the deceased during his or her
lifetime during the sending ceremony.
The bimo priest reads this
script during the ceremony to remove the hates,
discords and misfortune left by the deceased during his or her
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