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Shvoong Home>Society & News>News Items>The Royal Wedding of Keraton Yogyakarta Summary

The Royal Wedding of Keraton Yogyakarta

Article Summary   by:farihik    
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This abstract was translated from Kedaulatan Rakyat
 
The wedding was done based on the tradition and procedures of the keraton 1) which have been hold for centuries.

Actually, the procession had been initiated one day before with the procession of Siraman Putri 2). In this Siraman Putri, only those who are gusti putri 3) or bendara putri 4) were allowed to enter the place. The Siraman Putri was ended by the lifting of the kendhi 5) by GKR Hemas, the mother of the bride to be, while reciting a prayer. That kendhi, filled with water from seven springs, was decorated with jasmine flowers. After being lifted, the kendhi was then dropped or broken apart.

After Siraman Putri, the procession was continued with tigas rikma 6) and then ngerik 7). After that, with a sheet of white cloth, GKR Hemas covered GKR Pembayun’s head and then she ngratus 8) her oldest daughter’s hair.

Meanwhile, in the Ksatriyan 9), the abdidalem10)s assembled complete offering consisting of various crops of the Javanese people. The offerings were put at the Regol Ksatriyan 11) and also at the door of the Gedhong Pompa 12), the location if the siraman for the bridegroom to be. This siraman was done on the same order as the one done to the bride to be.

On the evening, at the Bangsal Prabayeksa 13), there was carried out the ceremony of Tantingan 14). At the time of this tantingan, Sri Sultan HB X as a king as well as the father asked if her daughter was willing to marry. After the sultan nanting (do the tantingan to) her daughter, prayers to thank the Almighty were said and recited together. The procedure was then continued with the administrative works by the officers of the KUA.

The morning after, at Mosque Penepen, done the procession of ijab kabul 15). This procession was only attended by men including the father of the bridegroom. The procession started with the khutbah nikah 16), ijab kabul by Sri Sultan HB X and then the administrative works by the officers of the KUA.

The afternoon ceremony was then the climax of the wedding ceremony. It began with the panggih 17) ceremony which was started with edan-edanan 18), balang-balangan gantal 19), mecah telur 20), mijiki 21) and then pondhongan 22). The procession was then continued with the greeting giving which was done at the Emper Bangsal Prabayeksa 23).

The bride and bridegroom as well as the besan Dalem 24) then went to the Kagungan Dalem Ksatriyan to do the tampa kaya 25) ceremony and then to Gadri Ksatriyan to carry out the ceremony of dhahar klimah 26). On the early evening, the procession continued with the Kirab Mubeng Beteng 27).

On the evening, there was made a wedding reception at the Kagungan Dalem Bangsal Kencana. In the reception, there were performed two dances, the Bedhaya Manten and Beksan Lawung Ageng
Published: February 21, 2009   
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