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    The Legend of Nyi Roro Kidul

    The Legend of Nyi Roro Kidul The Legend of Nyi Roro Kidul        Nyi Roro Kidul or the Queen of the South Ocean (Indonesian = Ratu Pantai Selatan) is very famous legend in Indonesia, especially for Javanese people. This legend is about legendary Indonesian female spirit or deity. For the complete legend, let’s go to the following story. (Also read : The Legend of Banyuwangi)      Long time ago in West Java, There was a kingdom named Padjajaran Kingdom, the kingdom was ruled by Prabu Munding Wangi. He had a beautiful daughter named Dewi Lara Kaditha. She was very beautiful girl and friendly, all of the people…

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    Cloud above Majapahit Kingdom

    Cloud above Majapahit Kingdom Cloud above Majapahit Kingdom        In the 13th century, Majapahit kingdom was at its peak. This kingdom was ruled by Prabu Hayam Wuruk. He was young, intelligent, and brave. He had a smart prime minister whose name was Gajah Mada. The palace of Majapahit was very big. It was very luxurious. Inside of the palace there was a special building called ‘Gedong Pusaka’. It was a house or more precisely a luxurious warehouse to store all the treasure of the kingdom. There were jewelries, gold crown, earrings, gold coins, gold Kris and many other luxurious things. That’s why the building was heavily guarded. There…

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    Story of Ande Ande Lumut

    Story of Ande Ande Lumut Story of Ande Ande Lumut        Once upon a time there were two kingdoms, they were Kingdom of Jenggala and Kingdom of Kediri in which they were actually came from a kingdom called Kahuripan. Before dying, Airlangga stated that the two kingdoms must be reunited again in order to be in peace by marriage between the prince of Jenggala named Panji Asmarabangun and the princess of Kediri named Dewi Sekartaji. This had to be done to prevent war between these two kingdoms.  Panji Asmarabangun was a very handsome prince and Dewi Sekartaji was a very beautiful princess. They were very happy to be married because they loved…

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    Abunawas the Judge Message

    Abunawas the Judge Message Part 2 Abunawas the Judge Message       After reading the first part of Abunawas entitled “Abunawas and the Gate – Guardian, the readers can continue reading the next part of Abunawas entitled “Abunawas the Judge Message” in which this story tells about the reason of Abunawas why he did not want to be promoted as a caddy. For the complete story, let’s go reading Abunawas the Judge Message.       Abunawas said, “My lord, I was tired, was willing to rest, was suddenly required to be present at this place, even though I was no guilt. For this, I ask for compensation. I…

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    Abunawas and the Gate guardian

    Abunawas and the Gate guardian Part 1 Abunawas and the Gate guardian               My beloved readers, for this occasion I want to post an article entitle “Abunawas and the Gate guardian”       Who was actually Abunawas? People who were often considered the clown of him, was actually a great scholar and a mystic. Sometimes we misinterpret when we read the stories of Abunawas. We would think of this figure was super cute characters unequaled. Abunawas who was originally a Persian, was born in 750 AD in Ahwaz died in 819 AD in Baghdad. As an adult he wandered into Bashra and Kufa. There…

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    Mystery of Vanish in Love

    Mystery of Vanish in Love Mystery of Vanish in Love       Once upon a time, there were an old man and his son lived in a suburb. His wife had died when the boy was two years old. She got heart attack. The old man loved his son so much that he gave everything his son asked. It was because he did not want to see his son to be sad. He did not want to lose his only son, as he had already lost his wife. He wanted to grow his son well, so that his wife could smile. (Also read : Story of Ande Ande Lumut)…

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    Malin Kundang the Prodigal Son

    Malin Kundang the Prodigal Son Malin Kundang the Prodigal Son       Hello my beloved visitor. How are you going? Here I am going to share about Malin Kundang. It is folklore that originated from Padang, West Sumatra, one of the islands located in the State of Indonesia. Below is the story. (Also read : Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend)        Once upon a time, there lived a widow named Mande Rubayah. She just had a son named Malin Kundang. She was very fond of Malin Kundang because his father had passed away since Malin was a child.       Malin Kundang was a smart kid but…

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    Story of Javanese Letters

    Story of Javanese Letters Ajisaka Part 2 Story of Javanese Letters        One day when Ajisaka and Dora worked in the rice field, they talked to villagers about the village.        “It is really a nice village. I liked to live here. The scenery is very interesting, the air is very fresh and, the villagers are so friendly,” Ajisaka said to one of the villagers.          “Yes, it is. But, the villagers always feel afraid and worried about the condition of this village. The people are not in peace anymore,” replied the villagers. (Also read : The Legend of Sarangan Lake)        “Why…

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    Story of Ajisaka and Dewata Cengkar

    Story of Ajisaka and Dewata Cengkar Story of Ajisaka and Dewata Cengkar       Once upon a time in Java Island there was a peaceful kingdom named Medhang Kamulan. The kingdom was led by King Dewata Cengkar, a king with good virtues and full of wisdom. (Also read : THE LEGEND OF TWIN MASKS DANCE)         One day, unintentionally the kingdom chef was cut his finger when he cooked the dish for the king. He didn’t realize that his finger was in the dish that served for the king. Unintentionally, the king ate the dish. He was wonder that this was unusual, he felt that the…

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    Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend

    Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend       Once upon a time, in the place where the Prambanan Temple stands now, there was a Kingdom called Prambanan, which was led by Prabu Baka. He had a beautiful daughter named Roro Jonggrang. The people of Prambanan Kingdom were wealthy and lived in peace. However, soon their happiness were disturbed by Pengging Kingdom. (Also read : Jaka Tarub and the Seven Nymphs)      The king of Pengging Kingdom, named Bandung Bondowoso, wanted to occupy Prambanan. This made the war between Prambanan and Pengging could not be avoided. Prambanan lost the war and Prabu Baka was dead. Pengging could…