Thursday, 14 June 2012

Tradition After Lebaran in Indonesia

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Muslim society in Indonesiahas a different tradition to enliven Hari Raya Idul Fitrior Lebaran. Each area usually has a distinctive tradition.Tradition held every Lebaran hereditary always held a gala.One after Idul Fitri tradition that still survives today is Watchlist hinggi Raye. The event was held in the City Pagaralam Muslims, South Sumatra, as a sign of "gratitude coming of Eid. Watchlist Raye means collecting relatives, family and neighbors during Idul Fitri Fitri to enjoy a mealThis tradition has become routine for the Tribe Besemah covering Pagaralam City area, Lahat district, District Semende, and the District Moreover the Muaraenim. However, in each region, the show can be different. For example, there are just coming to enjoy dishes from home to home.Then, there was also accompanied by other rituals. For example, before enjoying a meal, do the prayer together. There are also accompanied by a treat. Generally, Watchlist Raye only visited the house, all citizens eat in a hamlet with a menu that had been prepared host.Activities were carried out as a form of gratitude to God Almighty for having run a one-month fasting during the Ramadan. Pantuan Raye also had the aim of improving relations with fellow friendship.Although these traditions have lasted for hundreds of years or more, the tradition is still widely performed Pagaralam urban community living in hamlets, particularly those still holding strong custom.

According to a local community leader, Ruslan (55), Watchlist Raye still a lot to do people living in rural or community life that are still traditional.The tradition began with the gathering of residents after running the Id prayers. Then, alternately, the resident came home to enjoy every meal."There is a difference visit Watchlist Lebaran with Raye. It ituterletak on dishes and menus are presented in the host. If a guest Lebaran, we are only given in the form of grain eating cookies and drinking water taste. But, if Watchlist Raye at the event. Guests are required enjoy a feast of eating rice, either by serving or system-cisan Pran, "said Ruslan.When visiting between men and women are separated. Male guest and a visit from morning until noon, while the women at noon until late afternoon. No wonder if most people Pagaralam, every Idul Fitri and Idul Adha, rushing to serve the people who came to visit.
Especially when Watchlist Raye progresses, the guests who came in number could be more than a dozen people had to queue danbahkan. Each entered the homes of citizens, a variety of dishes prepared, starting tradisiomal cuisine, snacks, diamond. rice cake, and several other regional cuisine.Menu is typical for Pagaralam lemang, ripe yellow, the plague of fish, mushrooms Pepes, Pepes heart of banana, and curry in the bamboo. Has become a must for every guest to taste the food at each house visited. So that all the dishes tasted in every home, residents should eat a little.Meanwhile, the western slopes of Mount Merbabu community tradition to celebrate Lebaran undergo so-called Sungkem Telompak coincide with the 5th Shawwal 1431 H Banyusidi Village, Kecamatan Pakis, Magelang regency, Central Java, on Tuesday (14 / 9) then."Physically, when tradition takes place, the people of two villages met and berhalalbihalal. But spiritually, they run the spirit to preserve the environment, especially Telompak spring," said village chief Banyusidi, District of Pakis. Magelang regency, Riyadi.The tradition is marked by the arrival of hundreds of hermaphrodite-ten Hamlet, Village Pogalan, led by the Head of Dusun Sudarno Sardi and local community leaders to the Hamlet of Parto Wiyoto Gejayan, Banyusidi Village, received by the Head of Dusun Sulis Prasetyo accompanied by local leaders

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