The Meaning Of Offering Local Wisdom In Ritual Panjang Jimat

Hariyanto, Oda I.B. (0207) The Meaning Of Offering Local Wisdom In Ritual Panjang Jimat. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, 6 (6). ISSN 2277-8616


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Ritual Panjang Jimat as peak of the event in commemorating the birth of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W is culture heritage of Keraton Kasepuhan Cirebon. This event has lasted since 15th century. Those cases become attention and attraction both society and tourist. It is often society’s perception tends to the mystical; therefore it needs for surgical meaning to describe signs and symbols of food as the offering in ritual panjang jimat. This study uses descriptive qualitative method to review the complex and dynamic of social situation and also meaningful to analyze the meaning of signs and symbols of food as the offerings in ritual panjang jimat by using semiotics structuralism. This finding show that in general society has not been understood clearly the meaning of local wisdom which contains in food as the offering in that ritual. Ritual panjang jimat is syncretism, a fusion of activities, cultural expression, tradition, arts, and religion. The phenomenon of this culture is ought to be preserved as cultural heritage and local wisdom, especially in Cirebon and generally for cultural heritage of Indonesia.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A General Works > AS Academies and learned societies (General)
Divisions: School of Economic and Business > Tourism
Depositing User: Dame Sihombing
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2022 03:14
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2022 03:14

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