Legend of Baturraden
Legend of Baturraden
Once upon a time in the kingdom of Central Java, there lived a poor boy. His name was Suta. Although he was poor, but he was very kind and faithful. Meanwhile, the kingdom was ruled by a kind king. The king of the kingdom was kind and he had a beautiful daughter who he loved so much. The king also had great horses that they had to be taken care, so he ordered Suta to be a servant to take care of them intensively. (Also read : The Origin Snails Climb up Grass)
Suta was a good servant, he did a great duty for king’s horses and the king apreciated his great duty. His duty was to look after the king’s horses, gave them food, cleaned the horses and their mews. Suta liked to take a walk after doing his chores to relax for awile.
One day, when Suta was walking near a lake after doing his duty, he heard a woman screaming in fear. So, Suta immediately ran to find the source of the scream. Finally, he found a girl there, who leter figured out as king’s daughter. He saw the king’s daughter in danger. There was a giant snake would attack her.
Suta was afraid, but he also worried about the princess. So he took a big stick and hit the snake on its head. The snake was fallen down in pain and finally died. (Also read other article at : Love you in my silence)
“Thank you, Suta. You’ve saved my life,” said the princess.
“No needed for that princess. It’s my duty as your father’s servant to help you.” Suta replied
“Would you be my friend, Suta. Because I don’t have any friend.” the princess asked.
“Of course my princess, I will be your friend and always take care of you.” Suta answered.
Since that day, Suta and the princess became good friends. They had even fallen in love each other. So, the princess told Suta to go to her father and asked his permission to marry her. But the king had already heared about their plan. The king was furious to hear about that so he forbade the princess to meet him.
“My lovely daughter, I have already known about your plan. Suta is just a servant while you are my daughter, the princess. It is unacceptable for you to marry a servant.” said the king.
“But I love her, and he also loves me. You know, he is the one who helps me out there.” the princess said. (Also read other article at : Pengertian Pramuka Menurut Para Ahli)
“No, you will not marry him. I will not allow that things happen.” The king said.
The princess was sad to hear her father’s answer, especially after her father throwed Suta in jail for having the nerve to ask the pricess to marry him. In jail, Suta was not given anything to eat or drink.
Hearing about that, the princess made a plan to break Suta out of jail. They succeed and ran far away for the kingdom. They rested near the river. There, they got married and started a family.
The place where Suta and the princess raised their family was called Baturraden. Batur means servant while Raden means noble. Nowadays, Baturraden is very interesting tourism spot. It’s located at the foothill of Mount Slamet in Purwokerto, Central Java.
The END story of the Legend of Baturraden
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