Blessing Apem 1 Ton in Wonolelo
Thousands of people who crowded the Tomb of Ki Ageng Wonolelo enthusiast to scramble 1.5 tons mountains apem distributed on traditional ceremony Saparan Wonolelo 47th in the hamlet Pondok Wonolelo, Widodomartani, Ngemplak. Sleman, Friday (11/28/2014). For some people, the apem believed to bring fortune.
Before distributed, mountains apem in procession along Heritage Ki Ageng Wonolelo of Masjid Pondok Wonolelo to the tomb of Ki Ageng Wonolelo. According to the Chairman of the Saparan Committee, H. Marjan, traditional ceremony Saparan is a form of respect for Ki Ageng Wonolelo, the precursor (first person) who founded the village Pondok Wonolelo. It is also a means of preserving the cultural heritage of relics of the ancestors noble .
Done heritage carnival procession followed by the spread of apem a 1 (one) ton as a form of gratitude for the gift of God Almighty society in the form of rizq, health, safety and tranquility. Apem spread as symbolism sodaqoh for grabs by visitors that are considered to bring the blessings of life. [rovitavare / jogjatoday]
photo by rovitavare for jogjatoday.com