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Wooden Puppet

Puppet comes from the form of drawing characters and stories that can be seen clearly in mind the drawing for the original source has been lost. At first puppet is part of the pagan religion worshiping 'hyang', that is done in the time of harvest or plant in a ceremony Ruwatan, Tingkeban, or Merti villagers to harvest in order to succeed or village protected from all evil.

In the year of 898-910 AD, wayang is a puppet prototype yet still devoted to the worship of the Sang Hyang as it is written in inscriptions Balitung sigaligi mawayang for hyang, Macarita Bhima kumara translation: hold a puppet to the Bima tells the Kumara in the time Mataram Hindu Ramayana from India have written in ancient Javanese king in the Darmawangsa, 996 - 1042 AD. The Mahabharata Sanskrit 18 Parwa assembled into 9 Parwa ancient Javanese language, then Arjuna Wiwaha successfully prepared by the Mpu Kanwa in the king grants to at the time of the kingdom and the king Jayabaya Kediri.

Mpu Sedah began compiling stories Bharatayuda then completed by Mpu Panuluh. Mpu Panuluh then construct a story and then the story Gatutkacasraya Hariwangsa. According Centhini story, write by Jayabaya ruling on palm leaves are arranged like the blinds and put together with a rope. At the time of Majapahit, Puppet ox drawn on paper and is equipped with ornate clothing of the early 10th century AD.

In 12th century AD is 'secularisation' puppet stage one to begin the formulation of various mythos that glorified the king as the direct descendants of the Gods. In 15th century was the start of phase two now globalisation Javanese cultural influence of Islam that began to seep unnoticed and stood at the beginning of the 16th century Demak kingdom there are many rules that conflict with the puppet Islamic teachings then broken puppet ordered to change some rules that immediate action by the trustees in Beber Prabangkara puppet work quickly cooked up and again made from buffalo skin.