The Legend of Gold Snail. A long time ago in East Java, there lived a princess from Jenggala Kingdom and a prince from Daha Kingdom. The princess of Jenggala kingdom’s name was Putri Galuh Condro Kirono, and the prince of Daha kingdom’s name was Raden Panji Inu Kertapati. They loved each other so much. Unfortunately, their joy of love was disturbed by the arrival of a king from a “somewhere” kingdom who at that time visited Jenggala Kingdom and wanted to purpose Putri Galuh Condro Kirono as his wife.
Putri Galuh didn’t want to marry with that king but she didn’t want her kingdom was attacked because of her rejection so she decided to escape from the palace, and she lived in the village. Then she disguised herself by changing her name to be “Dewi Sekartaji”.
Barata Narada, the King of gods, knew what happened to Putri Galuh. Then, by using his magical power he helped Putri Galuh or Dewi Sekartaji to disguise. He, then, turned her to be Keong Mas (gold snail). Then with a guidance from Barata Narada, the Gold Snail then continued her journey. The Gold Snail wandered along the river and the valley.