Proceedings of the 1st Seminar and Workshop on Research Design, for Education, Social Science, Arts, and Humanities, SEWORD FRESSH 2019, April 27 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

The Representation of Noble Heritage of Javanese Cultural wisdom: A Study of East Java Ludruk

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2286922,
        author={Suprapto  Suprapto and Sahid Teguh Widodo and Sarwiji  Suwandi and Nugraheni Eko Wardani},
        title={The Representation of Noble Heritage of Javanese Cultural wisdom: A Study of East Java Ludruk},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st Seminar and Workshop on Research Design, for Education, Social Science, Arts, and Humanities, SEWORD FRESSH 2019, April 27 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={SEWORD FRESSH},
        year={2019},
        month={9},
        keywords={ludruk east java noble heritage of javanese cultural mythology},
        doi={10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2286922}
    }
    
  • Suprapto Suprapto
    Sahid Teguh Widodo
    Sarwiji Suwandi
    Nugraheni Eko Wardani
    Year: 2019
    The Representation of Noble Heritage of Javanese Cultural wisdom: A Study of East Java Ludruk
    SEWORD FRESSH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2286922
Suprapto Suprapto1,*, Sahid Teguh Widodo2, Sarwiji Suwandi3, Nugraheni Eko Wardani3
  • 1: Doctoral Student of Sebelas Maret University Surakarta, Indonesia
  • 2: Faculty of Cultural Sciences Sebelas Maret University Surakarta, Indonesia
  • 3: Teacher Training and Education Faculty of Sebelas Maret University Surakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: prapto335@gmail.com

Abstract

This research takes the issue representation of the noble heritage of Javanese culture. The appropriate approach for this research is ethnography which is reinforced by hermeneutics and cosmology theory. Techniques of collecting data used were listening and recording. Meanwhile, data analysis was conducted in structured manner, by means of collecting data through translating dialog of Ludruk Budhi Wijaya performers, reducing data, and analysing data and conclusion drawing. This study found Javanese cosmology form through Javanese Mythology form in Kebo Kicak Story of Ludruk Budhi Wijaya. This form was reflected on (a) believing in invisible dimension; (b) spell; (c) Javanese spiritual behaviour; (d) slametan; and (e) song (kidungan). The representation of Javanese noble character value includes: (a) behavioural ethics and (b) human ethics with God. The conclusion of research was that there were various forms of Javanese mythologies, spiritualties, and cultural values that were interrelated and inseparable from each other. This Javanese culture was used as reference source and self-reflection to balance human mind set and to be in icon of nation and the largest asset to this nation.