Folktale

Folktale

ITS–Sawerigading was the son of gods who was sent down to live on Earth. He had a twin-sister named We Tanriabeng who remained at the parents’ kingdom. Years after his parents sent him down to earth, Sawerigadingwho had ...

ITS–A long time ago, a couple of dragons lived in a mountain cave near the beach. One day they found a baby on the shore and took it home. They raised the baby and it grew up to ...

ITS–A long time ago, in Klungkung, Bali, there was a king named Raja Sri Sagening who had many wives. His last wife was Ni Luh Pasek, originally from Desa Panji and the daughter of Pasek Gobleg. Ni Luh ...

ITS–A long time ago, there was a kingdom, named Nagara Daha. It was built by the king,Putri Kalungsu, and his daughter Raden Sari Kaburangan. The king was a loyal Shiva and built the biggest temple in South Kalimantan, ...

ITS–This is a legend of the people that live around Prambanan Temple in Central Java. It tells about the process of building Roro Jongrang Temple, also called Sewu Temple. Around the temple people can see a lot of ...

ITS–Malinkundang is a legend story of the people in West Sumatra, which tells about an arrogant and rebellious child. The story says that a long time ago there lived a widow with her child named Malin in the ...

ITS–The legend tells about the birth of Lake Toba in North Sumatra. Years ago there lived a farmer who was diligent and hard working. Every time he finished working on his farm he went to a nearby river ...

ITS–This legend tells us about a child who fell in love with his mother (Oedipus complex) and the creation of Mount Tangkubahan Perahu in West Java. The tale goes as follows. Once upon a time, a woman named ...

ITS–Tengger is a folktale of the people living along the slope of Mount Bromo in East Java. Originally, the Tengger ethnic group came from the Majapahit Kingdom descents located at the delta of River Berantas. When Islam came ...

ITS–Once upon a time there lived a farmer named Woiram and his wife Bonadesu in a village called Merem in South Papua.  Although he already had a beautiful wife, Woiram didnot want to have any children in his ...