Gunung Merapi Dalam Budaya Jawa

Sumadi Sumadi

Abstract


For Javanese, Merapi Mountain is believed as the place of their anchestor spirit, gods, and spirit. It is also believed as the place of ghost or spirit such as in Jogyakarta Palace. Merapi Mountain is also believed as the strong character and strong soul, as the anger and generous god. The myth of holly agreement between the pioneer of Mataram dinasty and Sapu Jagad (Merapi Master) and Roro Kidul (The Queen of South Sea). The myth raises a concept of “sedulur papa lima pancerâ€, it’s about the myth of geographic (The Palace, Merapi Moun­tain and Sout Sea) and the location of the spirit of the death person. Merapi Mountain and its concept often been used as the inspiration of monumental creation in Javanese art and culture.

Keyword : gunungan, mitos, merapi

 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.33153/ornamen.v2i1.781

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