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|