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Debus ( banten )


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Debus ( banten )

  1. 1. DEBUS ( BANTEN ) By : Joan Patricia
  2. 2. reliminary Debus existed for more than hundred years. It came as Islam’s teaching started to spread in Banten. The art started as a tool to spread out Islam’s teaching. Due to the lack of weaponry against Holland which was well equipped and fully loaded with guns, the only “weapon” that the people of Banten have was their heritage of Debus. And they used it with their guerilla strategy.
  3. 3. Debus• Debus is a martial art from Banten• Debus art was created in the 16th century, in the reign of Sultan Maulana Hasanuddin• Debus is an art which demonstrates the remarkable human ability, immune to sharp weapons, fire resistant, hard drinking water, insert objects into a whole coconut, fry an egg on the head and others.
  4. 4.  They have to perform a ritual led by their master. Usually they have to do it 1-2 week(s) before the performance Player(s) must have a strong faith in Islam teaching. Debus arts perform in events such as weddings, circumcisions, August 17 event, and many more events are usually demonstrates this art.