Thursday, July 24, 2008


yogyakarta tourism parangkusumo guideAccording to the people's belief it used to be the meeting place between the kings who reigned Mataram kingdom and Kanjeng Ratu Kidul. Every year, on the 30 th day of the Javanese month, " Rejeb ", ( its consideration is based on the rotation of the moon when it revolves giving of offerings to the Queen of the south-sea is held on the shore of Parangkusumo, coincided with the commemoration of the inauguration of Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X, Flowers, food, clothes, cutting the Sultan's nails and hair, will be thrown in to the water of the Indian Ocean. Every night, especially every Friday and Tuesday Klimon ( according to the Javanese calendar ), many people come to visit the rest house built on this place to meditate and to get spiritual tranquillity. The legends say that the rocks resulted from a post volcanic activity found at Parangkusumo used to be the place where Panembahan Senopati and Kanjeng Ratu Kidul sat confering on special occasions.

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