Legend Of Batu bagga
Long time agoin Sulawesi Island,livedamannamedIntobu.He livedalone withhisonlyson,named
Impalakstartedto feel boredwiththe job.He wantedtomake a betterlivingforhisfatherandhimself.
One day,Impalaktriedto talkto hisfatherabouthisdesire.Intobuwassadhearinghisson’sdecision,
but he alsowantedImpalaktobe a successful person.so,he lethim.
then,impalakwenttothe harbor togetherwithhisfather.The bagga(sailboat) wasreadytosetsail.
There were tearsinhiseyesas he saw the bagga leavingthe harbor.
A fewyearspassed.One day,Intobuwentfishingwithhissmall sampanandheadedtothe openwater
nearthe harbor.But thenhe saw a bagga headingtothe harbor.
Whenthe bagga was gettingclose toIntobu’ssampan,he saw a handsome youngmanwithhisbeautiful
wife.Intoburecognizedthe youngman.He wasImpalak,hisson.“Impalak!Impalak,myson!”Intobu
but he ignoredhim.impalakembarrassedtoadmithim.
Intobutriedtorow hissampan closertothe bagga,but suddenlythere’sabigwavesinthe sea.Intobu’s
sampanwas hitby the wavesandalmostdrowned.Intobuwasshouting,askinghelpfromhisson.But
Impalakignoredhisfather.He eventurnedhisbaggaintothe opposite directionfromIntobu’ssampan.
Intobu’sheartwasbrokento see hisson’signorance.Hisfellingismixedwithsadnessandanger.He
lookedinto the skyandprayed,“Oh,God. Please hearmyprayer.I curse that rebelliousson’sbaggainto
stone.”NotlongafterIntobusaidthe prayer,a stormcame and struckImpalak’sbagga.The windblew
so hard,pushingthe bagga to the shore.Suddenly,the bagga andImpalakturnedintostone.
Sequence Of Events
impalakboredintofishing.he wantstomake life betterforhisfatherandhimself.thenhe askedfor
permissiontogooutside the countrytohisfather.Her fathergranted.
the nextday he wentsailingaboardBagga.and he lefthisfatheralone.
One day while fishing,intobusee anBaggacomingintothe harbor. thenhe approached.she saw a
handsome youngmanaccompaniedbya beautiful woman. intobureallyrecognize it.impalakyoung
bigwave came andturnedthe shipto sink.intobuimpalakaskedforhelp.butimpalakstill ignoreit.
witha sense of disappointmentandanger,intobupraytogodto condemnintobuintostone.
once the stormcame andmade a bigBagga was tossedaroundto pushherto the edge of the beach.
Bagga and impalaksuddenlyturnedtostone
Legend Of Malin Kundang
A longtime ago,in a small village nearthe beachinWestSumatra,a womanand herson lived.They
were MalinKundangandher mother.Hermotherwas a single parentbecause MalinKundang'sfather
had passedawaywhenhe wasa baby.MalinKundanghad tolive hardwithhismother.
One day,whenMalinKundangwas sailing,he saw amerchant'sshipwhichwasbeingraidedbya small
bandof pirates.He helpedthe merchantdefeatedthe pirates. Inreturnthe merchantaskedMalin
Kundangto sail withhim.Toget a betterlife,MalinKundangagreed.He lefthismotheralone.
Many yearslater,MalinKundangbecame wealthy.He hada huge shipand washelpedbymanyship
crewsloadingtradinggoods.Perfectlyhe hada beautiful wife too.Whenhe wassailinghistrading
journey,hisshiplandedonabeachnear a small village.The villagersrecognizedhim.The newsranfast
inthe town;“MalinKundanghas become richandnow he is here”.
An oldwomanran to the beachto meetthe new rich merchant.She wasMalinKundang’smother.She
wantedtohug him,releasedhersadnessof beinglonelyaftersolongtime.Unfortunately,whenthe
mothercame,MalinKundangwhowas infront of hiswell dressedwife andhisshipcrewsdenied
meetingthatoldlonelywoman.Forthree timeshermotherbeggedMalin Kundangandforthree times
he yelledather.buthe ignoredher
Finally,enraged,she cursedMalinKundangthathe wouldturnintoa stone if he didn'tapologize.Malin
In the quietsea,suddenlya thunderstormcame.Hishuge shipwaswreckedanditwas too late forMalin
Kundangto apologize.He wasthrownbythe wave outof hisship.He fell ona small island.Itwasreally
too late forhimto avoidhiscurse.Suddenly,he turnedintoastone.
As a child,neverforgetall the services,especiallyparents.
to a motherwhowas pregnantandraise theirchildren,especiallyif untilitbecomesachildwhois
rebellious.Disobedience toparentsisone bigsinthatwill be borne bythe children.
Legend Of Keong Mas
Prince RadenPutrawas marriedto a princessnamedDewi Limaran.
One day whenDewi Limaranwaswalkinginthe palace garden,she saw a snail amongherlovelyflowers
and she had one of her servantspick itup and throw itaway. The Snail wasactuallyan oldwitchwho
had disguisedherself asasnail.The witchwas veryangry,so she cursedDewi Limaranand changedher
intoa goldensnail andthrewitintothe river.The streamcarrieditfar away fromthe palace.
On the side of a big forest,there livedapoorwidow.Herlivingwasonlyfishing.One dayitwasa
particularlybaddayas she didn’tcatchany fish.Atlastshe pulledupthe netto go home.Suddenlyshe
saw somethingshiningatthe bottomof it.It was onlya snail.Itsshell shone like gold.Neverthelessshe
pickeditup andtook ithome.
At home she putit inan earthenpot.She thenwentto bedand soonwasfast asleepasshe wasvery
tired.The nextmorningwhenshe woke up,she foundto heramazementthatthe floorhadbeenswept
cleanand there wassome foodonthe table.She wonderedwhohaddone all this.
she thengot an idea.The nextmorningshe tookherbasketandwentout as usual,butshortlyshe
returnedtoher hutand hidherself.Suddenlyshe heardasoftmovementinside the earthenpotand
saw the snail creepingoutof it.It grewbiggerandbiggerand ina momenta lovelyyounggirl stood
where the snail hadbeen.The emptyshell fell tothe groundbehindher.
Whenthe oldwomansaw all this,she noticedthatit wasnot an ordinarysnail she hadcaught, buta
personwholivedunderaspell,andshe knew whatshe hadto do to breakit.
She crept stealthilytothe emptyshell,tookit,andthenrushedoutof the hut to throw it intothe river.
Nowshe had brokenonlya part of the spell,andthe restof itmust still be brokenbefore she could
returnto her husband.
The kingpersuadedhissonto lookforanotherbride,butat firstPrince RadenPutrarefusedashe could
not forsake hiswife.Inthe end,however,the prince askedhisfatherif he couldgoout to finda bride,
but one whowas a look-alike of hisformerwife.Anoldfaithful servantaccompaniedhimonhistrip.
Theywentfromtownto town andfrom village tovillageuntil one daywere travellingthroughabig
Finallythe mencame toa bigriverand notfar from ittheysaw a hut.They wenttoit to ask forsome
foodand drinkas theywere hungry,thirstyanddeadtired.The oldwomanwelcomedthemwarmly.
RadenPutra foundthe meal servedbythe oldwomanexcellent.She toldhimthatherdaughterhad
preparedit.RadenPutrathenaskedwhetherhe mightmeetandthankherdaughter.The oldwoman
had no objectionsandcalledherdaughtertocome out.The younggirl appearedandkneltdowninfront
of RadenPutrawithherhead bent.
WhenRadenPutra sawher,he caught hisbreathingreat surprise asthe younggirl lookedexactlylike
hisformerwife princessDewi Limaran.Butthe girl shookherheadandsaidthat she had made a
promise :whena man wantedtomarry her,he had to obtainthe holygamelan( Javanese orchestra)
RadenPutra waswillingtotryand wentoutintothe forest.He thenfastedandmeditated.Aftera
hundreddaysthe godsheard andgrantedhiswish.
On theirweddingdaythe holygamelanplayeditsheavenlymusic.Itwasso beautifulthateveryperson
Sequence Of Events
Dewi limarancursedbya witchintoslugsand thrownintothe river.then slugwasfoundby a poor
RadenPutra whohas losthiswife decidedtoleavetowntotownand village tovillage lookingfora bride
instead of Dewi Limaran . but he gotlostin the woods to find a shack. he came to askfor water and food.
oldwomanservedherwell.The womansaidthatherdaughterhas preparedall of this.thenthe prince
wantsto meethisdaughter.The oldwomandidnot mindandtoldher daughtertoget out.The young
Radenputra wassurprisedthatthe girl that he methiswife like.butthe younggirl shookherheadand
saidif there was a man whomarriedherthenhe shouldgetthe holygamelanfromthe skythat can
Raden putra then try and go forestry. he meditated and fasted until the gods heard and granted hiswish.
on herweddingdaysacredgamelanplayedheavenlymusic.itwassowonderful tohearall happyif