ANCESTOR WORSHIP

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a tradition seen in several civilizations, in particular in Africa and Asia, that incorporates the venerating of deceased relatives and the evocation of one's ancestor's spiritual entities via certain traditions or rites.

ANCESTOR WORSHIP: "African cultures tend to engage in ancestor worship on a regular basis."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ANCESTOR WORSHIP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ancestor-worship/ (accessed June 26, 2022).

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