Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

The Cultural Meaning of the Wonosobo Social Community in Agricultural Spells

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315602,
        author={Ery Agus Kurnianto and Yulianeta  Yulianeta and Mochamad  Fikri and Inni Inayati Istiana},
        title={The Cultural Meaning of the Wonosobo Social Community in Agricultural Spells},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICON-DEMOST},
        year={2022},
        month={2},
        keywords={cultural meaning; social community; mantra; sajen},
        doi={10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315602}
    }
    
  • Ery Agus Kurnianto
    Yulianeta Yulianeta
    Mochamad Fikri
    Inni Inayati Istiana
    Year: 2022
    The Cultural Meaning of the Wonosobo Social Community in Agricultural Spells
    ICON-DEMOST
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315602
Ery Agus Kurnianto1,*, Yulianeta Yulianeta2, Mochamad Fikri1, Inni Inayati Istiana1
  • 1: Balai Bahasa Provinsi Jawa Tengah,Elang Raya Street 1, Mangunharjo, Tembalang, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
  • 2: Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia Dr. Setiabudi Street 229, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
*Contact email: eratomainaka@gmail.com

Abstract

The spells or mantra and sajen consist of cultural content that reflects the characteristics of the Selokromo, Wonosobo community in carrying out farming activities. This study described the cultural meanings represented in the spells or mantra and sajen. This article was the explanatory one. The results of the interpretation were associated with the lifestyle, habits, and culture of the Selokromo community. The results of the interpretation had an educational effect, especially moral education based on the values of local wisdom of the Wonosobo community. The writer used the descriptive method in this study. Methods of data collection used the observation method (direct observation). The results of this study indicated that the cultural meanings implied in the mantra and sajen represented a harmonious relationship between humans and God, nature, themselves, and the surrounding community.