Baduy Ethnic: Local Wisdom for Existentialism

[:en]

In the modern era, people want to be avowed his/ her existence. Nowadays, technology is the key to acquire the self-existentialism from others. Many people think about the more sophisticated technology they have the more they gain the social avowed. It may happen to almost people. However, who knows that there are group of people that still keep the tradition as a way of life in this modern era. They are Baduy Ethnic.
Baduy ethnic is located in Lebak Rangkasbitung, Banten. Baduy people is the society that still hold Sundanese tradition and norms without involving any technology or modernism stuff in their life style. They are the animism follower which belief and worship to the ancestor or usually called “Sunda Wiwitan”. The society have the special object that they worship for. Sometimes, the people do not want to reveal the sacred object they worship with other people except Baduy people itself.
Baduy ethnic still hold the local wisdom as a way of life to persistent their existentialism. Even Baduy people do not use any technology but they can survive with their own way. Technology, electricity, chemical and another technology products are not found in this area. The people, mostly, survive by farming. However, the failure of harvest may also happen. Therefore, Baduy people can sell the handcraft such as root rings and rattan bracelets by themselves to the city by walking. Their way of life is far from modernism but they can also interact with other people. Baduy keeps in fight the local wisdom which never be separated. Baduy’s people is also friendly with others. When, the tourist or traveler come, they are welcoming them please. It is proof that they are not alienated from the other people even they are not involved modernism.

Picture source: http://www.wacana.co/2013/01/suku-baduy/

[:ID]

In the modern era, people want to be avowed his/ her existence. Nowadays, technology is the key to acquire the self-existentialism from others. Many people think about the more sophisticated technology they have the more they gain the social avowed. It may happen to almost people. However, who knows that there are group of people that still keep the tradition as a way of life in this modern era. They are Baduy Ethnic.
Baduy ethnic is located in Lebak Rangkasbitung, Banten. Baduy people is the society that still hold Sundanese tradition and norms without involving any technology or modernism stuff in their life style. They are the animism follower which belief and worship to the ancestor or usually called “Sunda Wiwitan”. The society have the special object that they worship for. Sometimes, the people do not want to reveal the sacred object they worship with other people except Baduy people itself.
Baduy ethnic still hold the local wisdom as a way of life to persistent their existentialism. Even Baduy people do not use any technology but they can survive with their own way. Technology, electricity, chemical and another technology products are not found in this area. The people, mostly, survive by farming. However, the failure of harvest may also happen. Therefore, Baduy people can sell the handcraft such as root rings and rattan bracelets by themselves to the city by walking. Their way of life is far from modernism but they can also interact with other people. Baduy keeps in fight the local wisdom which never be separated. Baduy’s people is also friendly with others. When, the tourist or traveler come, they are welcoming them please. It is proof that they are not alienated from the other people even they are not involved modernism.

Picture source: http://www.wacana.co/2013/01/suku-baduy/

[:]

About Author

client-photo-1
Campa Tour & Event

Comments

Leave a Reply