MOTIF RITUAL PEZIARAH MAKAM SUNAN GUNUNG JATI CIREBON

  • Wiwik Novianti Universitas Jenderal Soedirman

Abstract

The tomb of Sunan Gunung Jati is a tomb that is considered sacred not only by the Javanese but
also by the Chinese. As the tomb of one of the scholars of Islamic propagation on the island of Java,
this tomb is crowded with pilgrims. This study uses phenomenology research strategy to explain
the understanding, experience and meaning of pilgrims of the tomb of Sunan Gunung Jati
against the rituals performed in the tomb. This study is based on interviews of pilgrims who come
in the tomb complex of Sunan Gunung Jati, Cirebon. The results showed there are four motives
pilgrims perform rituals, namely economic motives, social motives, cultural motives, and spiritual
motives.

Published
2018-03-18
How to Cite
NOVIANTI, Wiwik. MOTIF RITUAL PEZIARAH MAKAM SUNAN GUNUNG JATI CIREBON. Journal Acta Diurna, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 2, p. 33-43, mar. 2018. ISSN 1412-6443. Available at: <http://jos.unsoed.ac.id/index.php/acta_diurna/article/view/606>. Date accessed: 26 apr. 2018.
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