Hunting riches in "Gunung Kawi"

By Big Smile Selasa, 15 November 2011 0 comments
Synonyms and synonyms

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That said, any person perform the ritual with a sense of resignation and high expectations will be granted his request, especially regarding property issues. Myths surrounding the Gunung Kawi pesugihan was believed by many people, especially by those who have felt the "blessing" a pilgrimage to Mount Kawi. However, for the rationalist-positivist, it is a figment.

Usually the surge of visitors who perform rituals occurred on Friday Legi (Grandmother's funeral today Jugo) and the 12th month of Suro (commemorating the death of Grandmother Sujo). The ritual is done by placing offerings, burning incense, and meditate for hours, days, even up to many months.

Inside the tomb building, visitors must not think of anything that is not good and advised to take a shower wash before praying at the tomb. This symbol indicates that the visitors should be holy and unseen before praying.

Besides pesarean as the main focus of the visitors goal, there are other places to visit for 'sacred' and is believed to have magical powers to mendatangakan luck, among others:

1. Grandmother's house Padepokan Sujo

The house was originally authorized to padepokan closest followers Sujo Grandmother named Ki Maridun. In this place there are various sacred relics belonging Eyang Sujo, among others, pillows and bolsters are made from palm tree trunks, as well as spear Diponegoro wartime heritage.

2. Ancient Vases

Two jars of ancient relics Jugo Grandmother. In earlier times this ancient jars used for storing holy water for treatment. Communities are often called by the name 'janjam'. This ancient urn is now placed on the left side pesarean. Society believes that by drinking water from this jar would make a person youthful.

3. Tree Dewandaru

In pesarean area, there are trees that are considered to bring good luck. This tree is called dewandaru tree, the tree of patience. Tree that includes this type of cereme Netherlands by the Chinese referred to as shian-to or a tree god. Grandmother and Grandmother Sujo Jugo plant this tree as a symbol of this area is safe.

To get a 'symbol of wealth intermediaries', the pilgrims waited for branches, fruit and leaves fall from trees. Once there is a fall, they immediately scramble. To use it as a mascot, usually leaf was wrapped in a piece of money and then deposited into the wallet.

However, to get the leaves and fruit of patience is required dewandaru. The count is not just, hours, could be days, even months. If their expectations come true, the pilgrims will come again to this place for Thanksgiving.

Who actually Jugo Grandmother and Grandmother Sujo?

Who is buried in one grave at Mount Kawi pesarean this? According Soeryowidagdo (1989), Grandmother Jugo or Kyai Zakaria II and Grandmother Sujo or Raden Mas Sudjono Faith is the nearest Bhayangkara Diponegoro. In 1830 when the struggle of the Company divided by the finesse, and Prince Diponegoro caught later exiled to Makassar, Grandmother and Grandmother Sujo Jugo retired to this area of ​​Gunung Kawi.

Since then they both are no longer struggling with taking up arms, but the struggle to change through education. Both former army Bhayangkara Diponegoro, in addition to preaching the religion of Islam and teach the moral teaching of Javanese, also mengajarkancara planting, treatment, though kanuragan and other skills useful for the local population. Actions and their work is greatly appreciated by residents in the area, so many people from the district of Malang and Blitar came to their hermitage to be a disciple or follower.

After Jugo Grandmother died in 1871, and followed Grandmother Faith Sujo 1876, the disciples and followers remain in his honor. Each year, the descendants, and followers of other pilgrims also come to the tomb of their conduct warning. Every Friday night Legi, Jugo Eyang eninggalnya night, and also warning the death of Grandmother Sujo ach date 1 bulanSuro (sacred), in this place has always held a grand erayaan tahlil and other ritual ceremonies. The ceremony is led by caretaker iasanya tomb which is still the descendants of Grandmother Sujo.

There are no special requirements for the pilgrimage to this place, just bring flowers offerings, and insert the money voluntarily. But the pilgrims believe, the more spending money or offerings, the more blessings that will be obtained. To enter the shrine, the pilgrims going to act like the king, they walk with knees.

Until today pesarean has been much visited by various groups from different walks of life. They not only come from the area of ​​Malang, Surabaya, or other areas adjacent to the site pesarean, but also from various parts of the country. Heterogeneity visitors like this figure indicates that these two characters is a charismatic and populist leader.

But on the other hand, the motives of the visitors who come to this pesarean also very diverse as well. There are just a tour, blessings from the ancestors, conducting scientific research, and the most common is a pilgrimage visit to pray for wishes granted quickly.

Pilgrimage Tour Mount Kawi pesugihan

A popular saying among Chinese citizens and this may explain why in the village of Gunung Kawi Wonosari, District Wonosari, Malang regency, East Java, is very popular. Kawi is not a high mountain, only about 2,000 meters, is also not beautiful. But the mountain has become a major tourist attraction in the Chinese community.

Every day hundreds of Chinese people, including indigenous people up to Gunung Kawi. The holidays plus vacation with Lebaran is very crowded. Because it is associated with trust Java, Javanese, visits are usually associated with the Java market days: Friday Legi, Monday Pahing, Syuro, and New Year.

Lodging is more than 10 pieces, with a tariff of Rp 30,000 to Rp 200,000. Chinese restaurant that offers pork satay and the food is not kosher (for Muslims) is quite a lot. Fortune tellers. Flower seller to nyekar. Seller tools typical of Chinese worship. Not to mention rice stall and so on.

Residents of East Java often portray as a place pesugihan Gunung Kawi. But, for the Javanese, Javanese cultural activists, Gunung Kawi is more seen as a place of preservation of Javanese culture. Many Javanese rituals are held here regularly and followed Javanese cultural activists all over the island of Java.

If you enter the tomb of the two tomb figures that have been described above, visitors had to buy flowers. Previously, the levy for the Village Wonosari pay Rp 2,000. Then, submit ID card (identity card) or other identification to the security guard for the registered name and address. Donate more money but voluntary. Do not be surprised if you encounter a lot of contribution or levy on tourism assets in Malang Regency.

When I entered the complex Gunung Kawi, nearly 99 percent of people of Chinese descent. Children, teenagers, young professionals, to the grandparents. The people were praying in the temple like. Entrance to the tomb, the road around the tomb, while making the movement of sorts in the temple worship. There is no direction or instruction, they all perform the movements.

Almost no Chinese was a Muslim. Why are so honoring and praying in front of the tomb of Imam Soedjono and Mbah Djoego? Do they know who is buried there? Not to mention when we discuss Islamic theology or Christian about whether or not allowed to do the ritual at Mount Kawi.

The tour guide in Gunung Kawi trying not to offend or religious beliefs of others. In addition to sensitive, they do not want their business undisturbed. Admittedly, the village residents Wonosari got a lot of blessings from Gunung Kawi attractions. Not a few people to earn a livelihood in the area of ​​Gunung Kawi start guide, florist, shops, security guard, parking, and so on.

In addition to praying alone, the Foundation offers a suite of Gunung Kawi ritual three times a day: at 10.00, at 15.00, at 21.00. This ritual prayer led by a shaman or a local handyman, but must wear offerings for salvation. Who wants to participate must register first at the counter.

Tariff items salvation clearly written in a nice booth. There are two types of salvation to your liking (can sustenance, business fluent) is reached. For those who believe.
- Gunung Kawi pesugihan
- Visitors line up to buy ritual purposes.

What are the items of salvation? Here are some items that are commonly used:
* Kerosene
* Solar
* Cooking oil
* Rice
* Goat
* Cow
* Chicken
* Puppet skin
* Ruwatan

(Still plus some other element which is certainly drain your wallet visitors. Anyway, very long line of brothers and sisters who want to hunt for sustenance at Gunung Kawi)

Seeing the value of the rupiah, it really makes us shaking his head. Pray why so expensive? Is there a guarantee so rich? What God need so many vegetables, food, meat, leather puppets, Ruwatan ...? If we are poor, no money, what should the debt to buy the stuff?

Outside the tomb complex, there is Kwan Im Temple. Red candles, a large, continued to glow. Dozens of Chinese citizens are alternately praying there. There also exist ciamsi, arena-style Chinese fortune-telling.

About six miles from the tomb complex there is the monastery of Mount Kawi. A good road. This complex was filled with Chinese ornaments. In the main room there are three shamans who are ready to receive guests, pray that the current provision. But before that the shaman salvation revealed that millions of rupiah rate as indicated on the price list above.
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