Pilgrimage on the pattern of West Javanese traditional ceremonies : Jagad

A line up of West Javanese traditional ceremonies from religion  to  birth

West Java is an  area that preserves indigenous property | one of them is the Western Place its traditional ceremonies | traditional ceremonies owned by the province are very diverse |  this cultural heritage from religion, agriculture, birth, and others to | has been preserved by the community till now|

As residents of West Java, it is a compulsion to participate in preserving traditional ceremonies| However, for people in other provinces, learning the cultural heritage of West Java is a kind of love for | country.   The cultural heritage can also be used as an educational tourist destination|

Cultural tourism  can not only educate  the yaarakat of The Mother of Indonesia but will also be able to attract foreign tourists  | through tourism, the culture can be introduced to everyone in the world  . The traditional ceremony  is expected to be known by the wider community  so as to  maintain its durability|

West Jaganij Traditional Ceremony BertEmma Agamagi

The number one  traditional ceremony  which has religious elements is that the Shura Dalia | this activity has nothing to do  with  the Ashura Day   which is  commonly  referred  to as aTI  as the day  of the death of  the Islamic personality Hussein  | the grandson of Prophet Muhammad SAWA died in Karbala.

The residents  who perform  the traditional ceremonies of West Javanese with  religious  nuances are the SiIlacap  community|   Ihave the Slam tradition  often associated with  a prophet, namely  Noah  | Besides, it is also associated with Nai Pohasi SaNaghyang Sri   who is the goddess of fertility in the Javanese faith|

The tradition takes place  outside the home of a member among  the inhabitants who  is considered capable  of  M. EnlenggarakanNwaA|   PelaxanaAnnaya  may also  make erlocations on the edge of  rivers,  fields, or  some places desired by the inhabitants|  These activities have many completenesses such as offerings, art, sacred objects  , porridge-making tools|

The next religious-themed  Javanese BArat traditional ceremony is the successor of Nagalungsu|  The leadership  of religious ceremonies is amajor J. Uru more commonly called Kunsen | the inherited object  of Sunan Rohmat Susi  was also introduced into that tradition  . The object continues to be preserved by the local residents  .

In the formal process, participants can see the  process  of  bathing the heirloom objects | participants  can recognize what the heritage of the Sunan Rohmat Susi heritage looks like in their area  | these legacy objects symbolize the struggle of the Sunan Rohmat Quds  while spreading Islam  |

Pilgrimage on the pattern of West Javanese traditional ceremonies

The first traditional pilgrimage-shaped ceremony is the Rebo Weccason |  The pilgrimage was  usually organised by  the residents around the Brajat  river in  Sribon  . The form of activity is to visit the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga| According to the Hijri calendar, the time of its implementation Wednesday is the last week of the month of Shafar|

Wednesday’s election in the last week of The Month of Shaffer has a certain meaning | his selection  was based on the assumption that this time was the best day in consolidating and eliminating misfortune|   Beupity that is also there with Rebo Weccasson is that rowing competition | the competition is usually held after the traditional ceremony is over|

The next pilgrimage-themed Javanese B Arat traditional ceremony is either Nagunjang or Munjang | The name of this tradition  is  the  origin of the word Kunjang, which is  to make pilgrimages and pray  at the  resting place of the ancestors  | this tradition  is a symbol of the residents’ gratitude for the grace  they have received so far|

The inhabitants of Indramayu, Sirebone and its surroundings usually hold these traditions in the tombs  of  ancestors, and religious figures are respected or considered sacred | the purpose of the tradition is, of course, to ask for the liberation of life|  The  tradition of gratitude usually takes place after the rice harvest  |

In this tradition, it is accompanied by the Wyang Kulit performance and plays out as a common regional art form|  In addition, the community also  presents a variety of special cuisines such as tumpeng rice  and  other traditional cooking types as  recommended  |

West Javanese is  a form of gratitude for god’s mercy through traditional ceremonies|

In addition to religious content, various traditional ceremonies  are also held as a form  of gratitude  for the  abundance of grace in making a living from nature  | there are a variety of community businesses in making a living in nature, from farming to going to sea| The  community then displays a tradition  to thank nature|

The first traditional ceremony  of content  is a sea party|   The place of execution of the tradition  is in  Pangandaran Siamese and Pellabuhan Ratu, Sukabumi, | in addition to this, it is also done in various coastal areas of West Java. In his pocha ekkesan, the fishermen carry offerings at Pera HU  which have already been beautified with various decorations|

One of the offerings  of tradition  is that a buffalo head wrapped in white cloth | these offers sank into the sea as a symbol of offerings to the guardians of the sea  and  turned down the organisers|  This tradition is held  every year as a form of  gratitude and hope for safety while seeking  livelihood at sea  |

West  Javanese traditional ceremony  as a form of gratitude for  the creator’s grace  in the latter  is the Nagalaksa | unlike the sea parties often hosted by fishermen, farmers host engalaxa|   This tradition is usually performed by Sumedang, a resident of the Ranka Kolong area  |

The process of implementing engalaxa is to transport the rice to the grain using the rangkong  (long bamboo with holes is usually used to carry rice). The event is in June. An interesting point of tradition  is the sound of Rangkong music while walking|

The  expression in  N. galaxa  has  meaning  for the success of the harvest during cultivation  |   Society never forgets the role of God in the success of life | after receiving grace while harvesting, the community always does ngalaxa  as a form of gratitude to  the Creator|

Adat ceremony  until conception is a West Java wedding tradition

West Java has many traditional ceremonies| In fact, there  is not just 1 ceremony  at the wedding| Between   the ceremonies of the wedding   is the nudendun | this tradition is the visit of a female parent by a male parent so as to convey the intention of having a friendship and applying|

This was followed by ngalamar, which is a tradition in the form of visits of male parents to ask for women| The tradition envisages the wedding plan of the bride and groom| Then, a ceremony was also performed, namely the process of sending the woman’s parents to marry the groom|

After a wife experiences a period of pregnancy, a tinge is smoked|  The tradition was done  after the wife became 7 months pregnant  with her child  . The term tingcape  has a closed meaning of tingkepan origin | the point is that it is forbidden to  mingle with her husband within 40 days  of giving birth to a future mother  .

In this tradition, The Kanistren Rojac is also presented, namely, rosak | 7 types of flower water sprinkled on the mother after seven types of flower water were bathed by seven close members of the family, | traditional ceremonies often filled with  lessons and bathing the pregnant  mother.

In the seventh flush, an eel is inserted until it touches the mother’s stomach| This tradition aims to hope for the protection of the baby in the womb|  Apart from this, there is  also the maintenance of the mother’s health by reducing the share of work  due  to  the large duration of pregnancy.

West Java has various traditions  that have been  maintained and preserved  by local communities  | almost every aspect of life is remembered with tradition,  trying to make a living for pilgrimage in honour of marriages, pregnancies, ancestors|  Porridge Shura, Rebo Weikasan and the Sea Feast are  just a few examples  of yourPakara West Javanese rituals|

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