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1. The origins
Dayak Ngaju understand his world (cosmology) through interpretation of the Tree Trunk Crisp (tree of life). This tree is believed to be derived directly by God Dayak Ngaju named Ranying Hatalla Heaven (God Almighty). In breast tatum (true lamentation) narrated that Ranying Hatalla sky creates two trees fruiting and leafy gold, diamonds and gems, was named Batang Garing Tinggang (tree of life) and Bungking Sangalang
Kinabalu - Last stage successfully conquered six powerful kartini Indonesia in Women Across Borneo expedition. The participants have reached the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia while wearing kebaya. Borneo Expedition Women Across finally over. Right on Kartini Day, the heroine Indonesian kebaya in the summit of Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia. Indonesian women should be proud!
This is the final stage that closes Women Across Borneo expedition, organized by the adventure tour company Caldera. After cycling 460 km from Pontianak to Kuching and caving in some caves in Mulu National Park, the heroine Indonesia was hiking up to the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Sabah state, Malaysia.
Saturday (20/4), preparations were made early in the morning at the Mount Kinabalu National Park. The first check point was Timpohon Gate at altitude 1,866 meters above sea level, while the peak at an altitude of 4,095 masl Kinabalu. The climb begins at 09.00 local time. Our first stop was Laban Rata (3,273 masl) for acclimatization climb 6 hours afterward. Using Sweatshirts Women Across Borneo pink uniform, the heroine is wading through the height of the cold biting wind whipping the skin. 30 liter backpack full of sleeping bag, mountain jackets and other paraphernalia anti cold.
Borneo is not just having a stretch of its vast forest, but in fact the third largest island in the world also has a native culture that is still preserved to this day. Is the Dayak tribes who inhabited most of the area of Borneo is still a cultural magnet. Dayak tribe is divided into many sub-tribes, including the Meratus Dayak, Dayak Kenyah, Benuaq Dayak, Dayak Iban, Dayak Maanyan and many other sub-tribe Dayak her.
Tradition Baayun usual birthday of the prophet in his or month Rabiul Awal (27/02/2010,) is hereditary tradition of the Muslims in South Kalimantan. Tradition contains chanting prayers as she swung the child in the swing has been going on for hundreds of years and are related to indigenous Dayak beliefs Meratus mountains. Typically, Ba’ayun tradition held at the tomb of Prince Suriansyah, North Kuin Banjarmasin, king Banjar Islamic missionaries in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan.
Annual tradition with a child swinging in Maulud is intended that the child if she grew up to be a healthy person devoted to parents, and to follow the Prophet Muhammad ketauladanan.
Interestingly, while rocking cradle the baby, the mother hummed with shalawat prophet. As if understanding is being sung, children none of the whining toddler let alone cry. most can even fall asleep.
Used in Ba’ayun swing is unique, ie, use a cloth decorated with coconut palm trees, coconut palms and coconut palm trees. leaf shaped like a ladder princess, prince ladder, umbrella throne, broken kale, kambang sarai, bracelets, and other matters relating to the royal accessories. if the process is complete Maulud Ba’ayun, swing also decorated a variety of fruit such as bananas, cake ring and banknotes, they can take home.
Deep in the Amazon jungle there is an interesting side of the ritual of manhood Satere-Mawe tribe. The youth of Satere-Mawe tribe should have their hands in “gloves” made of wicker filled with bullet ants (bullet ant) to reach maturity. And it was done for about 10 minutes without shouting and be done for many times, and even can reach 20 times. Ants put on gloves made of woven plant, with fangs sting leads into. Previous ants – ants had given liquid that makes the ants unconscious. Once the ants are conscious, began the ritual
According to “schmidt sting pain index” from amazon famous bullet ant has the most painful sting of all ants other types that exist throughout the world. The skin will burn if exposed to the ants and the sting of the pain will last for 24 hours.