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A Balinese Folktale: The Origin of Pemecutan Dynasty
Sunday, 26 Aug, 2007 – 13:00 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: The Origin of Pemecutan Dynasty

There was a kingdom named Singgasana which is located in Tabanan. The King of Singgasana was a wise ruler and had one prime wife (prami) and several concubines (penawing). From the prami he had a …

A Balinese Folktale: Prince and His Monkey
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2007 – 12:54 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Prince and His Monkey

In a splendid palace surrounded by beautiful garden and a moat, there lived a prince with his retainers, and servants who mostly confined to their respective quarters, he had a constant and boon companion – …

A Balinese Folktale: The Marriage of Abhimanyu
Sunday, 12 Aug, 2007 – 12:27 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: The Marriage of Abhimanyu

Abhimanyu, the son of Arjuna and Suprabha, was at page at the court of his uncle Krishna in the place of Dwarawati. Now Abhimanyu was betrothed before his birth to Krishna’s daughter, Ksiti Sundari, and …

A Balinese Folktale: I Gobrag
Sunday, 5 Aug, 2007 – 9:17 | One Comment
A Balinese Folktale: I Gobrag

In a dank corner of a green and fragrant garden, contained by red brick walls there lived a large toad. Gobrag was his name and very grand indeed was his opinion of himself. But, of …

A Balinese Folktale: Amad and Mohamad
Sunday, 29 Jul, 2007 – 9:50 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Amad and Mohamad

Nakoda prince of Sam dreamed of a white dove with red spots. He asked a priest if this was lucky or unlucky. ‘Very lucky indeed’ said the priest ‘if you could obtain such a bird.’ …

A Balinese Folktale: Green Frog
Sunday, 22 Jul, 2007 – 10:22 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Green Frog

There was once a prince of Daha who was so filled with magic power that even his urine must be saved for six weeks, only then when it was no longer dangerous might it be …

A Balinese Folktale: Jaratkaru
Sunday, 15 Jul, 2007 – 8:46 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Jaratkaru

A holy Brahmin named Jaratkaru had been practiced yoga for hundreds of years, he remained un-married as a part of his yoga practice. As a result of this long ascetism he had a power to …

A Balinese Folktale: Smarandhana
Sunday, 8 Jul, 2007 – 9:33 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Smarandhana

The demon-king Nilarudraka, whose citadel was at the foot of Himalayas, had long been waging war with heaven. The gods could not destroy him, for he had received Siwa peomise that he should die neither …

A Balinese Folktale: Kaki Tua
Sunday, 1 Jul, 2007 – 7:15 | One Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Kaki Tua

Kaki Tua (old man) had a fine fat cow which he was very proud of. He refused to lend her when the village wanted to borrow her for the work in the rice fields. One …

A Balinese Folktale: Dewa Kuning
Sunday, 17 Jun, 2007 – 12:44 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Dewa Kuning

A peasant of Manggis had a beautiful daughter called Ayu Manggis. She went with her father to the market at Gelgel to sell firewood. Now it came to the ears of the King Baturenggong that …

A Balinese Folktale: Sampik and Sentai
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2007 – 7:07 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Sampik and Sentai

Once upon a time there was a girl named Sentai. She asked her parent to send her to school at Wencunikuta. They could not bear to part from her, for she was the joy of …

A Balinese Folktale: Rare Angon
Sunday, 3 Jun, 2007 – 10:43 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Rare Angon

A herd-boy, name Rare Angon once made a shadow puppet out of banana-leaf while he was herding cows in the rice fields. The puppet represented a very beautiful woman, but he made it from his …

A Balinese Folktale: Rengganis
Sunday, 27 May, 2007 – 11:40 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Rengganis

Rengganis, the daughter of Begawan Arab, went to the garden of Sri jayengrana, King of Mekah, to eat the sweet-smelling flowers. For she was a goddess, and only fed on the juice of flowers; rice …

A Balinese Folktale: Pakang Raras
Sunday, 20 May, 2007 – 8:47 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Pakang Raras

Pakang Raras who was about fourteen years old, was flying kites one day with his attendants, Punta and Wijil, when the string broke and they lost their way in the forest. They were driven by …

A Balinese Folktale: Windu Sara
Sunday, 13 May, 2007 – 8:19 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Windu Sara

Once upon a time, there was a man named Windu Sara. He only cared about flowers and books, and took no interest in women. His mother as always urging him to marry, and one day …

A Balinese Folktale: Ragu
Sunday, 6 May, 2007 – 8:32 | One Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Ragu

Sri Darmapuja, King of Jodyanegara, had a beautiful daughter named Rajaputri. One day she was looking out the watch-tower when she saw an incredibly beautiful youth standing among the crowd. She was so enchanted by …

A Balinese Folktale: Cupak and Grantang
Sunday, 29 Apr, 2007 – 6:13 | One Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Cupak and Grantang

Once upon a time in Bali, there were two brothers Cupak and Grantang. These two brothers are completely opposite. Cupak was the older brother, he was lazy, boastful, gluttonous, and cowardly. While Grantang was gentle, …

A Balinese Folktale: Dewi Sri (the Rice Goddess)
Sunday, 8 Apr, 2007 – 6:40 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Dewi Sri (the Rice Goddess)

Once upon a time, Bhatara Guru (the head of Gods) who resides in heaven held a great ceremony. It is a tradition that each god should help in the preparation of the ceremony. But the …

A Balinese Folktale: Kebo Iwa
Sunday, 1 Apr, 2007 – 6:32 | 2 Comments
A Balinese Folktale: Kebo Iwa

Once upon a time in Bali, a man and his wife were praying. They have been married for a long time but did not have any children. They asked God to give them a child. …

A Balinese Folklore: I Durma
Sunday, 25 Mar, 2007 – 7:39 | 2 Comments
A Balinese Folklore: I Durma

I Durma, Balinese hero, was a son of Rajapala (a mankind) and Ken Sulasih (angel). When he was a baby, his father sent him to become a servant in king’s palace, and his mother already …

Calonarang – Most Well-known Tale of Bali
Sunday, 11 Mar, 2007 – 8:17 | No Comment
Calonarang – Most Well-known Tale of Bali

At the beginning of 7th century, a Balinese prince, the great Erlangga, became the king of a Javanese in east Java, the Kingdom of Daha. His mother, Mahendradatta, was a Javanese princess who ruled Bali …