Legend of Tolire Lake Ternate

Legend of Tolire Lake Ternate

Legend of Tolire Lake Ternate

Legend of Tolire Lake Ternate

       Once upon a time in Ternate, before the formation of Tolire lake, in the exact location of this lake, it was a peace village. The people of the village lived in prosperity and had strong brotherhood, knowing that living in the village was not surprising if all of the villagers knew each other personally. (Also read : Life Journey of Ken Arok)

       Until one day there was an incident that shocked the whole villagers. There happened a father impregnating his own daughter. Inevitably, it made all the villagers angry. All at flat, both of them, the father nor his daughter, were expelled from the village by the residents, fortunately they were not seduced by the masses.

       Forced and felt ashamed, both of them left the village. When they stepped away from the village, suddenly a strange event occurred. The place where they (father and his daughter) stood immediately split due to a massive earthquake that happened suddenly. The Ruler of Nature turned out to be angry and punished the father, his daughter, and the people of the village into two lakes, they were large lake and smaller one. The large lake which was later called Tolire Besar (lamo) which it depicted the father. Another smaller lake was called Tolire Kecil (ici) that it reflected the daughter. (Also read other article at : Teacher Unsung Hero) read more