Journey of Pinocchio to be a Real Boy

Journey of Pinocchio to be a Real Boy

Journey of Pinocchio to be a Real Boy

Journey of Pinocchio to be a Real Boy

       After Pinocchio’s nose had been to normal and his schoolbooks ad been in his hands, he was back on the road to school.  However, a Coachman drove up. “Hey kid, how about a ride?”

“No, thank you,” said Pinocchio. “I am going to school.”

“You will ride faster with me,” said the Coachman to Pinocchio. He said to himself, “He will ride faster all right, but not to where he thinks he is going!”

“Alright,” said Pinocchio. “I want to get to school right away!”

When Pinocchio was inside the coach, the Coachman said, “Hi kid, why do you think boys like you go to school?” (Also read Pinocchio part 2 : Nose of Pinocchio Grew Longer)

“To learn things,” said Pinocchio. “And to grow up. So we can do what we want.”

“Well,” said the Coachman, “what if I told you that could do what you wanted, right now?”

“Right now?”

“Yes! Think of it. Skip the books. Skip the school. Right now, how would you like to have all the candy you can eat!” read more

Nose of Pinocchio Grew Longer

Nose of Pinocchio Grew Longer

Nose of Pinocchio Grew Longer

Nose of Pinocchio Grew Longer

       One day Pinocchio begged to his father so that he could go for school. He said, “Father, I want to go to school, like other boys.”

       “Of course, my boy” said Geppetto. But he had no money to buy schoolbooks. He then went out. A couple hours, Geppetto came back home with schoolbooks. “Now you can go to school,” he said.

       “But Father,” said Pinocchio, “where is your warm coat?”

       With a wave of his hand Geppetto said, “No need to worry about that. What matters is that you will go to school tomorrow!” He did not want Pinocchio to know he had sold his warm coat to buy the schoolbooks. (Also read : Pinocchio a Wooden Puppet Boy)

       The next morning, Pinocchio said good-bye to Geppetto. He skipped along the path to school, humming as he went. The Cricket rode on his shoulder, happy, too.

       Coming up to them on the path was a Fox and a Cat.

       “Where are you going on this fine day?” said the Fox. read more

Pinocchio a Wooden Puppet Boy

Pinocchio a Wooden Puppet Boy

Pinocchio a Wooden Puppet Boy

Pinocchio a Wooden Puppet Boy

       Long time ago in Italy, there lived on old clock-maker named Geppetto. Tick-tock-TICK-TOCK! Tick-tock, TICK-TOCK! There went all the clocks in his shop, when he worked, Geppetto felt happy. But when he rested, a sad feeling came over him. “Ah!” he would think. “I have worked all my life but there is no child to call my own!” (Also read : Legend of Ciung Wanara)

       One day Geppetto carved a puppet from wood in the shape of a boy. The arms and legs could move. He cut and sewed a nice outfit for the puppet, as if it were a real boy. “I will call you Pinocchio,” said Geppetto.  That night, Geppetto lay the wooden puppet down onto the bed.

       When the night came, a big star twinkled bright from out of the window.  Geppetto looked out the window to the twinkling star. 

       “Bright star,” said Geppetto. “If I could make one wish, it would be that I could have a real boy of my own.” But of course, he knew that it was not possible. He then fell asleep. read more

Legend of Ciung Wanara

Legend of Ciung Wanara

Legend of Ciung Wanara

Legend of Ciung Wanara

       Once upon a time There was very prosperous kingdom, it was called Galuh Pakunan kingdom. The kingdom was led by a king named Raden Barma Wijaya Kusuma. The people of the kingdom loved the king very much, for his wise leadership. The king always prioritized the interests of the people, he gave the best solution for the people of the kingdom of Galuh Pakunan.

       Raden Barma Wijaya Kusuma had two consorts, namely Dewi Naganingrum and Dewi Pengreyep. The kingdom life went on peacefully and calmly. (Also read : Philosophy of Carrot Egg or Coffee)

       But one day, both consorts were pregnant at the same time. Until some time had passed, Dewi Pengreyep apparently gave birth to a baby first, she gave birth to a very handsome baby and was named Hariangbanga. after a few days, Dewi Naganingrum also gave birth to a baby who was no less handsome than Hariangbanga.

       Dewi Pengreyep did not like the birth of Dewi Naganingrum’s baby, because it was considered to be the rival of her son to become the sole king in the kingdom of Galuh Pakunan and to control all the royal treasures. She devised an evil plan to exchange the baby of Dewi Naganingrum for a young puppy. read more

The Legend of Singapore

The Legend of Singapore

The Legend of Singapore

The Legend of Singapore

       Long time ago, there was a king named Nila Utama. The king’s hobby was hunting and He was a great hunter of animals. He also really liked the area with beautiful natural scenery. (Also read : Hawk and Foolish Crow)

       One day, the king Nila Utama heard news about a deer. The deer was very difficult to hunt. The deer was in the forest located on Tanjung Bentam Island.

       The following day the king decided to go to the forest oh Tanjung Bentam Island. He wanted to catch the deer there. Arriving on the island, the king and his entourage immediately hunted.

       After almost a day of hunting, they had not gotten success to catch the deer. The king was very disappointed. (Also read other article at : Doa untuk Guru Pahlawan Pendidikan)

       Finally, they decided to take a short break. When he was resting, a stag suddenly jumped in front of the king. The king immediately took out his sword and chased the deer. Unfortunately, the deer had already escaped and run up to the hill. read more

The Origin of the Name Indonesia

The Origin of the Name Indonesia

The Origin of the Name Indonesia

The Origin of the Name Indonesia

       Have you ever thought about the origin of the name “Indonesia”, our beloved country? It might be difficult to explain, because the name of a country is not as a simple thing that can be obtained in a short time. (Also read : Brief History of Borobudur Temple)

       The single word “Indonesia” has marked a long hard road and history for this nation. All of this related to the struggle for independence, national identity, and politics which engaged various races from all regions in an identity called ‘Indonesia’.

       Before discussing how Indonesia got its name, long before independence, many countries in the world called Indonesia in different names.

       The Chinese people, for example, they refered to Indonesia as Nan-hai, which means the South Sea islands. Then, people from India called it Dwipantara, while the Arabs called it Jaza’ir al-Jawi, or the islands of Java. The names referred to an area with islands that stretched far and wide. (Also read other article at : Haruskah Buku Kalah dengan Teknologi) read more

Hawk and Foolish Crow

Hawk and Foolish Crow

Hawk and Foolish Crow

Hawk and Foolish Crow

       Once upon a time, there was a hawk lived on the top of a hill. At the foot of the hill there was a banyan tree on which a crow used to perch everyday. The crow was very foolish. He would imitate everyone he saw. (Also read : Rabbit Revenge to Lion)

       The hawk at the top the hill would fly down everyday in search of food. The crow watched the hawk circling in the air for long hours and swooping down when he saw his prey. The hawk gifted with eyes that could see long distances would spot his prey from the hill top and then fly down to pounce upon the prey.

       The crow watched the hawk while he was thinking, “Hunh! If the hawk can do that, I am sure I can too. and one day, I will show him that I can do the same thing as his.”

       A few days later, as the hawk was circling in the air, the crow decided to do the same. Suddenly a baby of rabbit came out of the bushes. The hawk saw it and the crow also saw the rabbit. (Also read other article at : Guru Pengantar Masa Depan) read more

Legend of Semarang City

Legend of Semarang City

Legend of Semarang City

Legend of Semarang City

       Long time ago there was a prince named Raden Made Pandan from the Kingdom of Demak. Raden Made Pandan was also known as an expert in Islam or “ulama” who was respected by community. He had a son named Raden Pandanarang. Raden Pandanarang was a kind, friendly, polite, and respects son to his parents. (Also read : History of Jakarta City)

       One day Raden Pandanarang and some of the royal escorts were asked by Raden Made Pandan to accompany him to go to the Demak Sultanate.

       “My son. Will you go on traveling with me? Tomorrow we will leave the territory of the Demak Sultanate together with several royal escorts, “asked Raden Made Pandan to his son.

       “Where are we going, Father?” Said Raden Pandanarang curious.

       “We will go to the west. There we will spread Islam. That said, I heard that the land in the area is very fertile. Prepare yourself, my son, “said Raden Made Pandan as he patted his son’s shoulder. read more

Rabbit Revenge to Lion

Rabbit Revenge to Lion

Rabbit Revenge to Lion

Rabbit Revenge to Lion

       Long time ago a rabbit and lion were neighbors. The lion was very proud, and it was fond of boasting about his strength. And thought they were such close neighbors, the lion looked down upon the rabbit, and used to bully and frightened her. Finally, the rabbit could stand it no longer and wanted to get her own back. (Also read : The Prince and Evil Snake)

       One day she went to the lion and said,” Good day, respected elder brother. Image it, I met an animal over there who looked exactly like you, and he said to me, “Is there anyone in the world who dares stand up to me? If there is, let me come and have a duel with me. If there is no one, all of you have to submit to my rule and be my servants!”

       “Oh, he is an intolerable braggart! He is so puffed up with pride that his eyes can’t even light on anymore!” added the rabbit. (Also read other article at : Second of Spinning Clock)

       “Oho,” the lion said. “Didn’t you mention me to him?” read more

Brief History of Borobudur Temple

Brief History of Borobudur Temple

Brief History of Borobudur Temple

Brief History of Borobudur Temple

      The magnificent Borobudur Temple is inseparable from the greatness of Indonesia in the past. Then how did the Borobudur Temple stand majestically until today? The following is a brief history of the Borobudur Temple. (Also read : History of Sidoarjo Regency)

       A historian believes that Borobudur is a combination of two words, namely Bara and Budur. The word Bara comes from Sanskrit which means Monastery or Temple Complex. While Budur comes from the word Beduhur which means above. The name Borobudur means Monastery on the Hill. Indeed at that time, Borobudur was located on a hill.

       According to historical records, Borobudur Temple was estimated to be built in the 8th century, in which that time the Magelang region was controlled by the Syailendra dynasty led by King Samaratungga. The king ordered to build a temple construction which was then led by an architect named Gunadharma.

       Gunadharma, assisted by Visvawarman a prince of Khasmir who was an expert advisor in the Buddhist teachings of Tantra Vajrayana, designed the Borobudur Temple, which covered hundreds of square meters. From this development, Borobudur could be completed within 50-70 years later. Which was said Gunadharma himself did not see the end result of the construction of the temple. (Also read other article at : Behind Perfection human undercover) read more