Loke Nggerang

Folklore of Loke Nggerang

Folklore of Loke Nggerang

Folklore of Loke Nggerang

      Long time ago in Flores, there was a beautiful girl. Her name was Nggerang. She lived in a village called Ndoso Village, Manggarai regency in West Flores. She was very beautiful. Because of her beauty, she was very famous not only in that village, but also around the Manggarai regency. People in that village, however, said that she was strange because of her father. Her father was ancestral spirit while her mother was a human. (also read : THE STORY OF KI AGENG MANGIR)

      Besides having beautiful face, Nggerang also had a beautiful smile. Her skin was smooth and reddish as a princess from heaven. She had beautiful eyes and nose. Her hair was long, black, and straight. One more, Nggerang had a magic power and ability to transform into whatever she liked as her magic was given from her father. When she transformed herself into something else, none could recognize her.

      As Nggerang was beauty, many people wanted to marry her, however, she did not know what love was. Even she dared to refuse the Kings’ proposal. read more