Jaka Tarub and the Seven Nymphs

Jaka Tarub and the Seven Nymphs

Jaka Tarub and the Seven Nymphs

Jaka Tarub and the Seven Nymphs

      Once upon a time, there lived a widow in the village near the forest. She had a handsome and dashing son. Her son’s name was Joko Tarub. They lived in small hut. Days by days they cultivated their rice field and her son looked for fire woods in the forest. (Also read : Story of Javanese Letters)

       One day, when he looked for fire woods, he heard the sound of some girls laughing. As the place is deep inside the forest, Jaka Tarub wondered why there were girls there. Slowly he followed the sound and arrived at a small pond. By peeping trough the bushes, he saw seven beautiful girls taking a bath. He was really amazed by their beauty. After they had finished taking a bath, the girls slowly took their shawls. Amazingly after they wore the shawls, they flew to the sky. They were not humans. They were nymphs.

       After that Jaka Tarub went home. At home, he was very restless. He was still thinking about those seven beautiful girls. (Also read article at : How Busy Day Saturday) read more