Sabtu, 27 November 2010

Tengger And Yadnya Kasada

Who does not know of Mount Bromo. Bromo is one of the prime tourist sites in East Java. Many people spend the holidays there, enjoying the gorgeous mountain scenery treats active and exposure of sand that form the ocean.

A group of residents who live in East Java, Tengger mountains known as the Tengger tribe that is in the vicinity of Mount Bromo. The name comes from the legend of Roro Anteng and Joko Seger is believed to be the origin of the name of Tengger, namely "Teng" Roro An-name suffix "teng" and "ger" suffix the name of Joko Se-"ger".

Tengger tribe living from farming vegetables have a unique culture, believed to be descendants of people who withdrew during the Majapahit into decline along with the spread of Islam in Java. Tengger tribe embraced Hindu religion, but according to Hindu Darma Parisada decision Tenggerese embrace of Mahayana Buddhism. Tengger tribe people known to obey the rules and Hinduism.

For the tribe Tengger, Gunung Brahma (Bromo), believed to be a sacred mountain. Once a year the community held a ceremony Yadnya Tengger Kasada or Kasodo.Di between Bromo and Batok stands a Hindu temple. This temple is called "Luhur Kahyangan" and is a central area for the ceremony Kasada (Kasodo) are eminent. The ceremony was held at a temple which is under the foot of Mount Bromo and proceed north to the top of Mount Bromo. The ceremony was held at midnight to early morning every full moon around 14 or 15 in Kasodo (tenth) according to the Javanese calendar. Yadnya Kasada is a sacred ritual in the hope that they are given the safety and happiness.

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