Did you know that tradition is often done by people of Lombok island, this is often referred to as tradition Bau Nyale. The mean Nyale in small animals like worm, which later was captured by the public and can be consumed. They say tradition is taken from a fairy tale or legend of the past.
Witnessed the Ceremony of “Bau Nyale” Tradition Community Lombok
The smell is a party Nyale People who routinely done every year this ceremony performed on the basis of a legend / folklore that developed in the southern region of Central Lombok exactly on society Pujut community
Pujut is a name of the district which is part of Central Lombok regency, are in a position south / southeast from the point of the capital city of Lombok Tengah (Praya) with the distance about 15 km to the south. The following description of old fairy tales according to the story ..?
according to the habits of society in doing this ceremony held at Seger Kuta Beach (South Beach), reputedly the story that a king enthroned in a kingdom called the Kingdom of Tunjung Bitu in writing and literature palm Jejawen Tonjeng Beru, the king had a beautiful daughter, intelligent and wise, The king’s daughter named Princess Mandalika advantages possessed the Princess spread throughout the kingdom even reached the State Sebrang, the King bersudara seven people and lead their respective kingdoms, among all the kings who knows that there is a very beautiful princess in the Kingdom Tunjung Blue, finally Crown ordered them each to woo Princess Mandalika
I was so wise and wisdom of the princess, who came all the Crown proposed to affordable, out of consciousness the princess, that his attitude was not good and would be risky for him, as a princess, Princess Mandalika has a quiet temperament, it is difficult to express the problems at hand, eventually all of her fiance were affordable in the twenty months and ten calendar Sasak, where at the appointed time the Princess is a month-month rainy season.
The Princess was time appointment, it all came together with Crown Prince bodyguard troops by bringing the treasures of each application, no longer inevitable battles occurred along the road to Tonjeng Beru as a result of collective promise spoken by the princess to all her future husband, the Princess heard the news about the battle on the way, the Princess increasingly frantic and even upset at all, but nevertheless thought the princess would not trigger feelings hatta to ladies even if let alone would ask the opinion of the King (his father).
Is a very unexpected decision made in order to maintain consistency, the princess threw herself on the beach the sea is precisely Segter, when the princess threw herself into the sea, Princess Mandalika notice to all those present by saying:
O-kakandaku Kakanda very I love and loved ones, and all kalewarga Kingdom Tonjeng Beru / Blue Tunjung this I’ve made a mistake (Nyalaq) because all Kakanda Satria-kakandaku is a courageous and powerful mandraguna, besides that I really love you as kalawarga Blue lotus, if I was carried off by a knight who is this, obviously there will be bloodshed and I will not be together again with you guys, this thing that I can not do and will never exist hearts and thoughts, as a daughter of the King who consistently (overlap) will never break her promise, then to comply with the promise that once I say, then I will throw themselves at sea south of this, 20 months later on December 10 Sasak calendar, I will come up with another form so that everyone will enjoy no kecuai and feel the warmt.
Once the greeting the princess ends, that’s when the princess threw herself sea, where the fatwa as the princess, to the present by the society in particular Pujut community every year is always celebrated the feast Odor Nyale accordance with the time allowed, because this event is still held by people even from outside the area also participate participation, the district administration. Central Lombok regard this as a cultural asset that each implementation is the choir has become a national cultural event.