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Table 2 Particular expulsion

From: The “body of ritual” transformed: discourses and actions in the Daba rituals among the Na (Moso)

No. Title Main contents
1 “so” Teach malefic spirits their name, source and features
2 “Zi” Show malefic spirits available resources, including ritual tools and assistance from others
3 “ke” Put malefic spirits at specific positions to prevent them from hurting attendees
4 “ku” Call all malefic spirits of the same type
5 “tçi” Cut connection between malefic spirits and human beings
6 “dha” Offer gifts to malefic spirits
7 “krai” Order malefic spirits to disappear
8 “lo” Give order of expulsion
9 “dhen” Let malefic spirits stand up
10 “pié” Open roads for malefic spirits to leave
11 “tsi” Block the road after malefic spirits left to prevent their return