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    Tengger Tribe


    Duniacare - Tengger tribe.Tengger tribes come from east of java and habit in Bromo mauntain around.Tengger tribes are native tribes who inhabit the region of Mount Bromo and the bromo tengger Semeru national park in East java.Tengger tribe communities since beginning of the devout Hindus and slightly different to the one in Bali.Tengger tribes is Hindu old and not as Hindus in general who have a temple or shrine as a place of worship.Up to now they believe as direct descendants of the followers of the kingdom of Majapahit.

    The rate of population growth Tengger tribe who live in the mountainous region is relatively low Tengger. Although their existence centered around the region but its range has now reached some parts of Pasuruan, Lumajang, Probolinggo, and Malang.Suku Tengger known Bormo really cling to the old Hindu customs and traditions that guide their lives. The existence of this tribe are also highly respected by the local people as it implements a simple and honest life. Their livelihoods are largely farmers and the language they use daily is the ancient Javanese language. They have no caste language, very different from the Java language is used generally have a level of language.
    The origin of its name is derived perch word combination of two words, namely teng and ger. Both are word endings of the two names, namely Roro An-teng and Joko Se-ger. This is related to the Legend Roro Anteng and Joko Seger. According to local people, it is believed that they are the descendants of Roro Anteng, which is a daughter of the king of Majapahit and Joko Seger, the son of a Brahmin. The origin of the name is taken from the Tengger tribe last name Rara Anteng and Jaka Seger. Both build settlements and ruled in Tengger region was later named as Purbowasesa Mangkurat Ing Tengger or means "Lord of the Tengger Budiman".
    Anteng mentioned that Rara is a very beautiful woman to marry her so much man scramble. However, Rara Anteng himself falls in love with a son of Brahma named Joko Seger. Their relationship is hindered by a powerful villain named Kyai Bima and want to make Rara Anteng as a wife. Rara Anteng reject the proposal Kyai Bima with cue expect a sea made of sand on top of the mountain in one night. Not calculated turns Kyai Bima menyanggupinya then attempt to create a sea of ​​sand using a shell (shell) and to irrigate the sea of ​​sand made giant wells. See Kyai Bima almost succeeded, Roro bergesgas Anteng then blew it up with a way to pound rice as hard as possible so that the rooster crowing and birds chirping as a sign of the morning has arrived. It turned out to make Kyai Bima fooled and give up so leave her job. Remnants of Kyai Bima jobs displaced in the region, namely: ocean expanse of sand below Mount Bromo called Segara Wedhi, a hill shaped like a shell in the south of Mount Bromo called Mount Batok, as well as mounds of earth scattered Tengger region, include: Shoulder-Ox Mountains, Mount Ringgit, Mount Linga. Mount Gendera, and others.


    Mount Bromo Tengger tribe regularly hold some ceremonies and the biggest one is Hari Raya Yadnya Kasada or Kasodo ceremony. When the big day Mount Bromo Tengger tribe is not only visited by Hindus from across the Tengger Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park but Hindus from Bali who feel they are the descendants of the Majapahit Kingdom. Not only that, when the ceremony takes place, Pura Luhur Poten Bromo located between Mount Batok and Mount Bromo will be visited by many tourists from different countries and across the country.

    Besides Yadnya Kasada ceremony, there was also the Feast of Karo and UNAN-UNAN. Associated with the life cycle of tribal customary ritual Tengger also held that: at birth (sayut ceremony, cuplak puser, Tugel tuft), married (ceremony walagara), death (Entas-Entas, and others), traditional ceremonies related to the agricultural cycle, building a house , and also related to the existence of natural phenomena such as leliwet and barikan.

    If you want to meet and interact directly with the citizens of the Tengger tribe of their main distribution in the vicinity of Mount Bromo and the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. To reach this location then you can through Surabaya or Malang using a rental car or public transport. You can stay at one of the hotels in this area to ensure see amazing sunrise in Bromo.

    That's all about tengger tribe from east java most live in Bromo mountain around.you can find too the tradition of this tribe like Yadnya Kasada Ceremony.If this articles useful and can help you please share with your good trough.
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