Kesodo ceremony on Mount Bromo

Kesodo ceremony on Mount Bromo

Kesodo ceremony on Mount Bromo

Mount BromoTengger area is a cluster of towering mountain areas between 1700-2000 m above sea level. These areas are the villages in the hills surrounding the valley of Mount Bromo as its center. In the Tengger indigenous communities is an important part of life. Adat is well maintained because it serves as a regulator of social life and beliefs. Many among the tales they tell the story about the origins of ceremonies and mountains scattered around Mount Bromo. Customs and religion have become part of the Tengger people’s lives from time to time. Roro Anteng and Joko Seger who desires offspring One of the big ceremony Tengger people who are known by the people of Indonesia is Kesodo ceremony held every year in the twelve months according to a count pranatamangsa Tengger society. According to legend, the ceremony begins Roro and Joko Seger anteng that children crave. They had long since married, but had also blessed with a single child. On a night when Joko Seger was busy pleading bersamadi blessing to the gods, he saw a light burning in the distance. Joko Seger took his wife immediately went to the light because he thought the light would have come from the gods who descended to earth. Having arrived at the place of light, it appeared that the light coming from the light of the crater of Mount Bromo. Although slightly disappointed not to meet with the gods, but a husband and wife was sworn in front of the crater of Mount kelang Beromo that if the gods or Hong Pukulon their grant and they have children and as many as 25 people living all, the youngest child will given up into the crater of Mount Bromo. Oaths are they meant as an expression of gratitude for them both. Apparently a few months later really gods grant their request, because the symptoms seem that Roro anteng will soon have a son. Finally terkabullah their application, have children as many as 25 people who all healthy. Children and Joko Seger anteng Roro was almost nearly mature, but Joko Seger or the Tengger forget the first word, ie sacrificing the youngest son. At one point a neighbor of the Tengger dream, if the Tengger not immediately fulfill its promise, then the whole area will be hit by the disaster and doom all families of the Tengger will be finished. Then the neighbors are telling a dream to the Tengger. The Tengger and his wife was shocked. They will remember their first appointment. The Tengger and his wife very saddened hearts, they feel sorry for the fate of their youngest child. Apparently, their youngest child named Kesumo had overheard the conversation between the neighbors and his father. Kesumo think, if so his first appointment to the gods, then the promise must be kept. Kesumo willing to sacrifice for the safety of local people and their families. With a steady heart dikemukakannyalah meant to his father and mother. Just for that he begged Kesumo sacrificed on Mount Bromo crater right in the middle of the night full moon full moon on 15 subsidy. He requested that all the people in the area to the crater Bromo mengiringkannya to run a funeral as promised by her father. That is one legend that tells of the origin of the ceremony in the community Kesada Tengger. There is still this kind of story that tells the origin Kesada ceremony, which is the story of the White Dadap Kyai Gede who have an adopted daughter, named Princess Tiban. When the daughter has grown into a teenage girl who Canti, there came a man named Kyai Ben ask for her hand. Proposal was rejected by the Princess Tiban. Because pinangannya rejected, Kyai Ben flew into a rage. Princess Tiban not be condemned to a soul mate forever. The curse is come true. Until Tiban elderly lady still did not get a mate. Finally, at the direction of the White Dadap Kyai magic, Princess Tiban mersamadi ordered to ask the gods blessed with children. His request was dikabulan by gods. Princess Tiban blessed with 25 children, but because of the weight to support a child suffering a lot of it, Princess Tiban ask the gods to avoid extreme poverty. In return for the sacrifice of Princess Tiban promised one of his children to be sacrificed to the crater of Mount Bromo. Petition Princess Tiban apparently granted by the gods, and life began to improve, to avoid poverty. Finally with a heavy sense of sacrifice Princess Tiban one of her children entered into the crater of Mount Bromo. Furthermore Tengger people and our children and grandchildren the day Princess Tiban menganang victims as a warning and a sign of gratitude to the gods. The development indicates that the victim then began equipped and replaced by sacrificing some of the crops and domesticated livestock. Victims are held in each month Kesada. Bromo TempleOn the day Kesada the most important ceremonies, the ceremonies and the inauguration ceremony of the test and Shaman chiefs. The young shaman Shamans tested by the Head Center (Chairman Shaman) based in Ngadisari. The victims of Bromo crater dilabuh to include livestock such as chickens and goats. In addition, there is also a result melabuh money and planting. The most anchored the seed potatoes because potatoes are a lot of plants found in Tengger. Kesada ceremony began on the morning of the potent Mount Bromo. Shaman senior assisted by shamans of the entire Probolinggo regency, Lumajang, Malang and Pasuruan start burning incense and menguyubkan will Kesada ceremony. After meditation, addressed to Hyang Supreme Court, the spirits and the gods, so did all the things dilabuh victim into the crater of Mount Bromo. In addition to people who come to sacrifice to Mount Bromo, there are many people who came there to do skelter, which is collecting items for their use dilabuh or taken home. If after the goods dilabuh victims, the pemarit running down the crater to pick up harbor. This is not forbidden by the customary chief. In fact, it was thought that the seed potatoes taken from lahuban will grow more fertile than normal seeds. Kesada ceremony began at the sky to the east visible light, which is about 04.30 hours and ended dawn the next morning. A society that will follow the ceremony had already left early, in droves to the potent the starting ceremony.

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Kesodo ceremony on Mount Bromo
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Tengger area is a cluster of towering mountain areas between 1700-2000 m above sea level. These areas are the villages in the hills surrounding the valley of Mount Bromo as its center.
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Bangjo Tours & Travel Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.
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