Nguras Enceh atau membersihkan gentong air
Nguras enceh is another royal sacred occasion of kraton yogyakarta for long way being passed generation to generation defining gratitude to Muhammad the prophet for his blessed epiphany to the whole world. Nguras enceh annually held on friday kliwon in Suro month and this year been proceed on Oct 23rd. Started with tahlilan, praising the lord being led by the elder of mortician of Paralaya imogiri then proceed to selamatan or kenduri. Selametan is celebration for every single blessed we got by nicking peak of nasi tumpeng.this ritual continue to fulfilling a jar and continue to spreading flowers that brought by abdi dalem punokawan putri thrown from under the stair to abdi dalem punokawan putra everything To be arrange acroos the jar and continue to clean 4th of main jar. Such kyai mendung from roma, from h nyai siem from myanmar kyai danurmoyo from aceh and nyai danurmurti from palembang. Nguras enceh also completed with necessary ritual by providing chicken grilled complete with sambal that called sekul suci wulan sari bumbum lembaran, ketan salak pindang antep, ketan kolak apem, pisang sanggan. The head of village administration, Jogo Wasito told that everything provided has their own meaning. Chicken grilled with complete spice and sambal were describes a gratitude to Muhammad the prophet for his bless and astute, ketan salak pindang antep were presenting to Sultan Agung. Keten kolak apem were presenting to worshipping predecessor and pisang sanggan keeping their faith and belief to Islam.
[naskah: yudhi kusvianto, Editor: Rizky Pradana /Jogjatoday]
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