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Research Paper | Arts and Humanities | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018


Cultural Acculturation of 1st Suro Traditional CeremonyIn Pamuksan Sri Aji Joyoboyo in Menang District of Kediri

Soni Wicaksono


Abstract: Acculturation occurs when a certain cultural element of society met former element of culture and has been fused without eliminating the distinctive characteristics of the former culture. Pamuksan Sri Aji Joyoboyo consists of 2 complexes by the name moksa place of Sri Aji Joyoboyo and Sendang Tirtakamandanu. The 1st Suro traditional ceremony in Pamuksan Sri Aji Joyoboyo has been going on since 1976 which was held on 1st Muharram (Arabic calendar) or 1st Suro (Javanese Calendar). Implementation of 1st Suro traditional ceremony in Pamuksan Sri Aji Joyoboyo and its cultural acculturation are the main foci in this study. Qualitative descriptive approach has been used in this research. Moreover, research taken from the opinion of the informants and their behavior produced descriptive data either written or spoken. It could be found in the data that Javanese elements in this tradition affected the way they used costume in ceremony. Kebaya, jarit, and konde was used by women, while men used blangkon and keris slipped behind their clothes. In addition, they used incense and flowers as well. The Hindu-Buddhist element could be seen in the initial sentence in the munjuk atur Oom Awingnam Astuhu both written on Sendang Tirta Kamandaru and in Pamuksan Sri Aji Joyoboyo. Beside, elements of Islam that could be seen in this ritual are the reading of Al Fatihah and Surat Yasin and Tahlil and other Thoyyibah sentences. The phrase Gusti Ingkang Maha Kuwaos (Allah The Almighty) and Gusti Ingkang Maha Agung was used in the part of the munjuk atur and munjuk lengser at the 1st Suro traditional ceremony both in Pamuksan Sri Aji Joyoboyo and in Sendang Tirta Kamandanu,. There was also salutary prayer began with Basmallah sentence


Keywords: Acculturation, 1st Suro Traditional Ceremony, Pamuksan Sri Aji Joyoboyo


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,


Pages: 1011 - 1016


How to Cite this Article?

Soni Wicaksono, "Cultural Acculturation of 1st Suro Traditional CeremonyIn Pamuksan Sri Aji Joyoboyo in Menang District of Kediri", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018, pp. 1011-1016, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20191325

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