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The Influence of Traditional Javanese Culture on The Ornamental Application in Sunan Giri Mosque, East Java

Sari, Sriti Mayang (2008) The Influence of Traditional Javanese Culture on The Ornamental Application in Sunan Giri Mosque, East Java. In: The International Scientific Conference The Faculty of Fine Arts Centennial: Fine Arts in Egypt 100 , 24-10-2008 - 24-10-2008, Cairo - Mesir.

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      Abstract

      Sunan Giri Mosque established in 1399 on the hill of Kedaton Sidomukti was moved to Bukit Giri, Gresik, East Java in 1544. The Mosque has its historic struggle of Sunan Giri, one of Wali Songo (the nine Islamic Saints), in spreading the values of Islam in Java in the form of a special building and ornaments. Ornaments in Java grew and developed very well at that time and was mostly influenced by Javanese traditions and cultures holding the religious and mystical philosophy of life. The forms of religious, symbolic performance of Javanese people were greatly based on : first, the influence of the myth era which was also called the era of the original Javanese culture; second, the influence of the era of the Hindus-Javanese culture; and the third, the influence of the myth culture in the era of Hindu-Java and Java-Islam. The three influences above are difficult to separate in the life of Javanese people because they are performed successively and have been fused in the forms of Javanese traditions and cultures. The way of life is always connected with God or mystical and magical things with special honor to the spirit of the ancestors and the invisible power and that is why the symbols of unity, power and sublimity are strongly implemented in traditions of Javanese people. The results of the study indicated that the application of certain ornaments in the interior of the old Sunan Giri mosque in Gresik, East Java, was greatly influenced by the symbolic and religious performance of Javanese people in the era of Hindu-Java � the era of pre Islam. The application of the ornaments in the interior elements of the mosque was closely related with the symbolic meaning of the kind of the ornaments.

      Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: Javanese Culture, Javanese ornaments of the mosque.
      Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
      Divisions: Faculty of Art and Design > Interior Design Department
      Depositing User: Admin
      Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2016 18:15
      Last Modified: 23 May 2020 05:43
      URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/18734

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