Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Story of Batu Menangis (stone cry)

West Kalimantan is one of the provinces in Indonesia, located on Borneo island and directly adjacent to the Sarawak, East Malaysia. This province has hundreds of large and small rivers, thus dubbed the area "A Thousand Rivers". According to the story, in a region in this province there is a beautiful girl who transformed into stone. Events what's happened to the girl, thus transformed into a stone? Want to know the full story? Follow her story in the Rock Cried Here's the story!

Once, in a remote village in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, there lived an old widow with a beautiful daughter called Darmi. They lived in a shack situated on the edge of the village. Since father Darmi died, their lives became difficult. Darmi father did not leave any inheritance. To meet the needs of their lives, Darmi mother worked in the fields or the fields of others as wage laborers.

While his daughter, Darmi, a spoiled girl. Whatever his request should be granted. Besides spoiled, she is also a girl who was lazy. It works just primp and admire the beauty in front of the mirror. Every afternoon he always loitered in the village without a clear purpose, except just to show her beauty. He does not want to help her mother make a living. Every time her mother asked her to go into the fields, he always refused.

"Child! Come help me work in the fields, "said the mother.

"No, ma'am! I do not want to go to the field. Later dirty nails and my skin is exposed to mud, "said Darmi refused.

"Are not you sorry to see me, my son?" Asked the mother pleaded.

"No! Old mother has to work in the fields, because there is no longer possible for men who are interested in the mother's face was wrinkled, "replied curtly Darmi.

Hearing his son, the mother can not say anything else. With feelings of sadness, he also went into the fields to work. While the Darmi still live in huts, continues to primp for mempecantik himself. After her mother came home from the fields, Darmi demanded money his mother earned wages to buy makeup.

"Mom! Where's the money that his wages! "Cried the mother Darmi.

"Hey, Darmi! Where are you going? "Asked his companion.

"To the market!" Darmi answered quietly.

"Then, who the people behind it? Is she your mother? "Asked another friend, pointing to an old man carrying a basket.

"Certainly not my mother! He is my servant, "said Darmi with sarcasm.

Like lightning struck the old man heard his daughter. But he was silent, holding his sadness. After that, they even went to the market. Not long walk, they met again with someone.

"Hey, Darmi! Where are you going? "Asked the man.

"Interlocking to the market," said Darmi brief.

"Who's behind it?" Asked another man.

"He's my servant," said Darmi getting annoyed with these questions.

Darmi thrown answers made her more sad hearts. But, the mother is still holding strong sense of sadness. So it goes on and on for the way to the market. Finally, the mother stopped, then sat by the roadside.

"Mom! Why quit? "Asked Darmi surprise.

Darmi asked several times, but his mother still did not answer the question. A moment later, Darmi saw her mother's mouth as he tilted hum and commit both hands.

"Hey, Mom what are you doing?" He asked with a tone Darmi snapped.

Mother is still not answering her question. He still prays to God to punish the rebellious son's.

"Yes, Lord! Forgive this weak servant. Servant was no longer able to deal with the rebellious attitude of the servant of this child. Give him retribution! "Prayer of the Mother.

Moments later, suddenly the sky became overcast. Lightning flashed and thunder grabs the deafening rumble. Heavy rain also fell. Slowly, foot Darmi turned into stone. Darmi began to panic.

"Mother ...! Mother ... ! What happened to my legs, ma'am? "Said Darmi, yelling.

"Forgive Darmi! Darmi sorry, Mom! Darmi never do it again, Mom! "Cried Darmi increasingly frantic.

However, what is about to be made, cooked rice has become porridge. The punishment can no longer be avoided. Slowly, the whole body Darmi turned to stone. Changes that occur from the legs, loss, up to the head. Rebellious girl was just crying and crying regretted it. Before his son's head turned into stone, her mother still see water dripping from her eyes. All who pass by that place also witnessed the event. Not long after, the weather was again bright as usual. The whole body has been transformed into a stone Darmi. The rock is then they put it on the sidewalk leaning against the cliff. By local people, they give the name of the stone Crying Stones. The rock is still well maintained, so that we can still be seen today.
"No, boy! Money to buy the necessities of life we are today, "said the mother.

"But, Mom! My powder has been discharged. I had to buy a new one, "said Darmi.

"You are the child does not know himself! Him to spend money, but do not want to work, "said his mother upset.

Although angry, the mother still give the money to Darmi. The next day, when her mother came home from work, he asked again Darmi wages earned money to buy her other beauty tools. That situation happens almost every day.

One day, when his mother wanted to market, Darmi ordered that bought a beauty tool. But her mother did not know that he cosmetic purposes. Then her mother asked her to come to market.

"Then let's go with Mom to the market!" Said his mother.

"I do not want to go to market with my mother!" Replied her mother refusing Darmi.

"But, I do not know the beauty tools you mean it, boy!" Cried his mother.

However, after pressed, Darmi was willing to accompany her mother to the market.

"I want to come with Mom to the market, but on condition that she must walk behind me," said Darmi to the mother.

"That is why, boy!" Her mother asked curiously.

"I'm ashamed to people walking side by side with the village if the mother," said Darmi.

"Why be shy, boy? Am I your birth mother? "Asked the mother.

"You should look in the mirror. Look at Mother's face was wrinkled and very dirty clothes that mom! I'm embarrassed to have a mother like that mess! "Cried the mother Darmi with condescending tone.

Although sad, the mother had to oblige her daughter. After that, off they go to market together. The Darmi walk in front, while his mother followed with a basket of berlakang. Although both mothers and children, they look very different appearance. As if they were not the same family. The Child looks pretty good with the clothes, while his mother looked very old with very dirty clothes and full of patches.

Along the way, Darmi meet with friends who lived in another village.

Story of Telaga Bidadari (Fairy Pond)

Lake was not how wide and deep, approximately three meters long and two meters in width with a depth of two meters. The water is crystal clear, never dry even though the long dry season. It's on top of a ridge, in the shade, density, and shade trees, especially lime tree. If the lime trees were in flower, gathered the birds and insects suck the honey. On the surface soil was spread with the proliferation of similar plants, prasina name. Bluebird has a large bulb and can be made into a tasty and crisp taste. However, if it is less adept at processing can be toxic to people who eat it as intoxicating.
The area occupied by a handsome man, Awang Sukma name. He lived alone and did not have a wife. He became a ruler in the area. Therefore, he styled the data. In addition to good looks, he is also adept at blowing a flute. His songs touch the feelings of anyone who is listening.

Awang Sukma often harvest the birds if citrus trees are flowering and the birds coming to suck the honey. He put up the tree sap that has been cooked to attach the bamboo planks. Bamboo planks that have been given the sap is called sticky rice. Pulot was put on the sidelines of flower stalks. When birds perch, wing wings will be joined in the sticky rice. The more the bird struggled, the more closely attached to their wings. Finally, the bird flutters down to the ground with the blades of sticky rice. Then, Awang Sukma arrested and put in the basket. Typically, dozens of birds can be brought home. It is said that is why among the population, dubbed Sukma Awang Datu Datu Flute and Pulot.

However, one day the atmosphere was very quiet area. No birds and no one was interested in approaching insect Iimau flowers that are split.

"Surprisingly," Awang said Sukma, "it seems that toxic orange blossom so that the birds no longer want him." Awang Sukma not despair. Lying in the shade of linden trees, she sang beautiful songs by blowing the flute. Always the case that he was doing while keeping pulutnya wearing. Actually, with blowing the flute, he wanted to entertain myself. Because the rebound rhythm flute, longing for those he left behind a little relieved. That said, Awang Sukma is a newcomer from a distant land.

Awang Sukma transfixed by the rhythm of the flute. Gentle breeze caressing his hair makes him sleepy. Finally, the echo flute flute disappeared and was lying on his side. He fell asleep.

I do not know how long he was swept up dream, suddenly he was awakened by a noise startled wings that flap. He does not believe in the vision. -Swab rubbed his eyes.

Apparently, there are seven lovely young daughter fell from the sky. They flew toward the lake. Not long later, there was noise and laughter they bersembur-water spray.

"I want to see them up close," muttered Awang Sukma while searching for a place to tout that are not easy to know who is in the voyeur.

From the hideout, Sukma Awang can be looked at more clearly. Seventh daughter did not think when a pair of handsome man with a sharp eye to enjoy their bodies. Sukma Awang eyes stopped on their clothes scattered on the edge of the pond. Dress it up as well as a tool for them as they fly down to the lake and returned to their residence in heaven. They would have an angel who fell to Mayapada.

Satisfied bursts in the clear lake water, they were playing on the edge of the lake. It is said that their game is called surui ladies. They are fun to play so did not know Awang Sukma taking and hiding clothes one daughter. Then, the clothes it into a tube (the tube from the reeds used to cook lemang). Tube, he hid in kindai (rice granary store).

When the seventh daughter wants to wear clothes again, apparently one of them did not find his clothes. Sukma Awang deeds that made them panic. Princess is missing her clothing is the youngest daughter, the most beautiful coincidence. As a result, the youngest daughter can not fly back to heaven.

Confusion, fear, and resentment make the youngest daughter of helplessness. At that time, Awang Sukma out of his hiding place.

"My lady do not be afraid and sad," says Awang Sukma, "stay a while with me."

There is no excuse for the youngest daughter to refuse. Youngest daughter was living with Awang Sukma.

Awang Sukma felt that it was the youngest daughter of her match so she ask for her hand. Youngest daughter was willing to become his wife. They became a very harmonious couple, between good looks and beauty, wisdom and gentleness, in the bond of love. The fruit of their love was a princess named Kumalasari. Her face and her skin had inherited her mother's beauty.

Apparently it has been customary the world, nothing is eternal and immortal on this earth. What is hidden during this Sukma Awang finally smelled the smell.
That afternoon, Awang Sukma very deep sleep. He felt very tired after work. His wife sat beside the cradle of her daughter who was also asleep. At that time, a black chicken onto the barn. He scraped the surface of rice in the barn while squawking noisily. Rice were scattered on the floor.

Youngest daughter after him. Accidentally eyes stare at a black tube in the former chicken earlier. Tube youngest daughter took it because he wanted to know its contents. What shocked her heart after seeing the contents of that tube.

"Apparently, my husband who hid my clothes so I could not go home with my sisters," she said, clutching the clothes.

Youngest daughter struggled with feeling so up and down his chest. He feels exasperated, upset, cheated, angry and sad. Various flavor mingled with the love of her husband.

"I have to go back," he told himself.

Then, the youngest daughter wore it. After that, she was holding her daughter's not yet a year old. He hugged and kissed her weeping heart's content. Kumalasari wept. Cries the mother and child make Awang Sukma awake.

Awang Sukma was stunned when his wife looked at clothes. place to hide the clothes lying on the kindai. She realized that when the separation is not possible delayed again.

"Adinda be back," she said. "Kanda, guard our daughters, Kumalasari. If he missed his mother, Kanda take seven seeds walnut, put in the basket. Then, the basket Kanda-Shake shimmy. Lantunkanlah a flute song denganngan Kanda. Adinda will come see him. "

Youngest daughter was flying in the sky and disappeared leaving a beloved husband and daughter. Execution of his wife's message. How was longing to have buried his wife because they are unlikely to come together as usual. Kumalasari shed his love to his daughter.
That said, Awang Sukma swear and ban their offspring to maintain a black chicken which is considered a catastrophe for him.

Lake referred to in the legend on the lake later named Angel, is located in the village of Pematang Bluebird. The village was included Sungai Raya district, eight kilometers from the city Kandangan, the capital of Upper South River South.

Until now, Lake Wallace visited by many people. In addition, there is no black residents who raise chickens, reputedly based on that title sworn Sukma Awang Datu Datu Pulot and flute.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Legend of Tangkuban Perahu

In West Java, Bandung regency precisely in recreation, there is a very beautiful spot is Mount Tangkuban Perahu. Tangkuban Perahu means an overturned boat. Named because its shape it resembles an overturned boat. It is said that according to folklore Parahyangan mountain is indeed an overturned boat. Here is his story.

It is told that King decoration Perbangkara go hunting. In the middle of the forest the King throwing urine collected in caring leaves (taro jungle). A female pig named Wayungyang the middle of an ascetic to be human were to drink urine. Wayungyang pregnant and gave birth to a beautiful baby. Beautiful baby was taken to the palace by his father and named Dayang Sumbi or Rarasati.

Dayang Sumbi very beautiful and intelligent, many of the kings who ask for her hand, but nobody was in the receipt. Finally the king of warring among themselves. Dayang Sumbi troubled hearts to see the chaos that comes from him. At his own request Dayang Sumbi exile in the hill accompanied by a male dog that is Si Tumang. As I was engrossed in weaving, toropong (piston) which was used to weave cloth fell to the bottom. Dayang Sumbi for being lazy, escaped without a second thought before speech, he promised that anyone who fell when fetching piston-sex male, would become her husband. Tumang the piston and get given to Dayang Sumbi.

Si Dayang Tumang Sumbi even married and blessed with a baby boy named Sangkuriang. Sangkuriang magic powers like his father. In this period of growth, Sangkuring always accompanied by Si Tumang play that he knew only as a faithful dog, not as a father. Sangkuriang grown into a handsome young man, burly and powerful.

On one day in the woods hunting Sangkuriang sent Si Tumang to pursue a female pig named Wayungyang. Because the Tumang not think, Sangkuriang angry and kill Si Tumang. The meat is given to Sangkuriang Tumang by Dayang Sumbi, then cooked and eaten. After Dayang Sumbi know that that is eaten Si Tumang, his anger was heightened immediately hit with a Senduk Sangkuriang heads made from coconut shell and the drive so that the wound was Sangkuriang.

Sangkuriang go wandering around the world. After a long walk to the east in the west eventually came back and unknowingly had arrived back at the Dayang Sumbi, where her mother was. Sangkuriang not recognize that the discovery of the beautiful princess who is Dayang Sumbi - his mother, and vice versa. Tempers love story between two beings that. Dayang accidentally Sangkuriang Sumbi know that is his son, with a head wound.

Dayang Sumbi even try to explain the misunderstanding between them. However, still forced to marry her Sangkuriang. Dayang Sumbi requested that Sangkuriang make boats and lake (lake) in one night with the Citarum river dam. Sangkuriang menyanggupinya.
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Then the boat made from a tree That grows in an Easterly direction, stump / principal tree turned into a mountain ukit Levee. Stacked cuttings in the west and the Mount Burangrang form. With the help of guriang, the dam was completed the Almost. But Dayang Sumbi Beg to Sang Hyang Tunggal Sangkuriang intention not to materialize. Dayang Sumbi boeh rarang spread slices (white cloth weaving results), Pls it was Also the dawn broke on the eastern horizon. Became Sangkuriang upset, at the peak of anger, the dam is located at the breakdown Sanghyang Tikoro, plugs tossed Citarum river basin to the east and transformed into Mount Manglayang. Bandung Becomes retroactive back lake water. Working with Boats struggled kicked to the north, and changed into Tangkuban Perahu Mount.

Dayang Sumbi Sangkuriang continue pursuing a sudden disappeared in Gunung Putri and turned into a flower jaksi. The Sangkuriang after arriving at a place Called Edge berung Finally disappearing into Faerie (ngahiyang).

Timun Emas Story

In ancient times, there lived a couple of farmers. They lived in a village near the forest. They live happily. Unfortunately they have not only blessed with a single child.

Every day they prayed to the Almighty. They prayed for a child immediately given. One day a giant through their residence. The giant heard the prayers of a husband and wife. It then gives them a giant cucumber seeds.

"Plant these seeds. You'll get a girl, "said Giant. "Thank you, Giant," said the husband and wife. "But there are conditions. At the age of 17 years your child must submit to me, "said Giant. Husband and wife had missed a child. Therefore, they agreed without thinking twice.

Farmer's wife's husband and then plant the seeds of the cucumber. Every day they take care of the plants begin to grow it as good as possible. Months later grew a golden cucumbers.

Cucumber fruit kept getting big and heavy. When the fruit is ripe, they pick them. Carefully they cut the fruit. Their surprise, inside the fruit, they found a very beautiful baby girl. Husband and wife very happy. They gave the baby name Cucumber Mas.

"Plant these seeds. You'll get a girl, "said Giant. "Thank you, Giant," said the husband and wife. "But there are conditions. At the age of 17 years your child must submit to me, "said Giant. Husband and wife had missed a child. Therefore, they agreed without thinking twice.

Year after year passed. Mas cucumber grown into a pretty girl. Both parents Were very proud of him ". But they want Became very frightened. Because the birthday of the Cucumber Mas-17, the giant Came back. Promises to take giant Crying Cucumber Mas.

The farmer was trying to calm down. "Wait a minute. Mas cucumbers are playing. My wife will of her call," he said. The farmer was soon to meet his son. "My child, this take," he said, handing her a cloth bag. "This will of help you fight the Giant. Now Flee as Quickly as possible," he said. Cucumber And Mas soon escaped.

Husband and wife were saddened by the departure of Cucumber Mas. But they're not willing, if their children become giant meal. Giants waited long enough. He became impatient. He knew, had lied to the husband and wife. Then he destroyed the farmer's cottage. Then he chased into the woods Cucumber Mas.

Giant Cucumber immediately ran after Mas. Giants closer. Mas cucumber immediately grabbed a handful of salt from the cloth bag. Then the salt was sown into the Giants. Suddenly a wide sea was lying. Giants forced to swim with difficulty.

Mas cucumber to run again. But then the giant almost caught up with him. Mas cucumber again take the magical objects from his pocket. He took a handful of hot peppers. Chili was thrown toward the giant. Instantly a tree with branches and sharp thorns giant trap. The giant cried out in pain. While Mas Cucumber raced to save themselves.

But the Giants really strong. He was again nearly captured Cucumber Mas. Cucumber And Mas took out third magical objects. He cast a magic cucumber seeds. Instantly grew very large garden of cucumbers. Giant is very tired and hungry. He also ate cucumber-fresh cucumber with gusto. Because of too much eating, sleeping giant.

Mas cucumber again fled. He ran hard. But over time his strength exhausted. More woe again because Giant was awakened from his sleep. Giant almost caught him again. Mas cucumber very scared. He threw the last weapon, a handful of shrimp paste. Again, a miracle happened. A vast lake of mud stretching. The giant fell into it. His hands almost reach Cucumber Mas. But it pulled into the muddy lake bottom. Giant panic. He could not breathe, then submerged.

Mas cucumber relief. He has survived. Mas cucumber returned to his parents' house. Father and Mother Cucumber Cucumber Mas Mas delighted to see survivors. They greet him. "Thank You, Lord. You have saved my son, "they said happily.

Since that time, Mas Cucumber can live quietly with his parents. They can live happily without fear again.

Story of Telaga Warna

If we go to Puncak area, West Java, where there is a big pool when viewed on a sunny day will be impressed by the colorful water. Lake was called Telaga Warna and is said to cry tears of a queen.

Long time ago, there was a kingdom in West Java. The country was led by a king. King, so people called him. He is a good and wise king. No wonder, when the country was prosperous and peaceful. There's no hungry people in the country.

All very nice. Unfortunately, King and his wife have not had children. It made the royal couple was very sad. Counsel for King suggests, that they adopt a child. But the King and Queen do not agree. "For us, the biological child is better than a foster child," they said.

Queen often depressed and crying. King was sorry to see his wife .. Then the king went to forest for penance. There the King continued to pray, to be blessed with children. Several months later, their wishes come true. Queen had become pregnant. All the people in the kingdom was delighted. They flooded into the palace with the prize.

Nine months later, the Queen gave birth to a daughter. Inhabitants of the land went back to send the little princess of different prizes. The baby had grown into a funny child. A dozen years later, he had become a beautiful teenager.

Prabu and Queen loved his daughter. They give her whatever she wants. But it made him a spoiled girl. If desires are not met, the girl would be angry. He even used to say rude. Even so, parents and people in the kingdom loved him.

Days passed, my lady had grown into the most beautiful girl in the whole country. In a few days, will be aged 17 years daughter. So the inhabitants of the land went to the palace. They carry a variety of very beautiful gifts. Prabu collected the presents a lot of it, then save it in the court room. From time to time, he could use it for the benefit of the people.

Prabu only took some gold and jewels. He took it to a jeweler. "Please, make a beautiful necklace for my daughter," said King. "With pleasure, my lord," said the jeweler. He then worked d best of it, wholeheartedly. He wanted to create the most beautiful necklace in the world, because he loved his daughter.

Birthday arrived. People of the country gathered at the palace square. When the King and Queen came, people are elated. More rave sounds, when the beautiful lady appeared in front of everyone. Everybody admired her beauty.

Prabu got up from his chair. Beautiful necklace has been holding. "My daughter dear, This day I give you this necklace. This necklace giving people from all over the country. They love you so much. They dedicate this prize, because they were excited to see you grow into adults. Wear this necklace, boy, "said King.

Princess received a necklace. Then she saw the necklace at a glance. "I do not want to wear them. The necklace is ugly! "Cried the Princess. Then she threw the necklace. Beautiful necklace was broken. Gold and jewels scattered on the floor.

That is shocking. Nobody thought the Princess would do anything like that. No one spoke. Things were quiet. Suddenly there was a weeping queen. Cry was followed by everyone.

Suddenly appeared from the courtyard fountain. At first, forming a small pond. Then the court began to flood. Palace were filled with water like a lake. Then the bigger lake and sank the palace.

On a sunny day, we could see the lake is full of beautiful colors and wonderful. Color comes from the shadow of the forest, plants, flowers, and sky around the lake. But people say, the colors came from the Princess necklace scattered at the bottom of a lake.

Legend of Malin Kundang

At one time, there lived a family of fishermen in coastal areas of Sumatra. The family consists of father, mother and a boy named Malin Kundang. Because the financial condition of the family concerned, the father decided to make a living in the country by wading across the wide oceans.

A week, two weeks, a month, two months or even years has changed, Malin Kundang father did not return to his hometown. So that his mother had to replace the father's position Malin Kundang for a living.

Malin Kundang including a smart boy but a little naughty. He often chasing chickens and hit him with a broom. One day, when Malin Kundang'm chasing chickens, she tripped over a stone and a stone hit her right arm injury. Injury has become a mark on her arm and can not be lost.

After growing up, Malin Kundang feel sorry for the mother who threw the bones for a living to raise themselves. He thinks for a living in the country side in the hope that later when I returned to my hometown, he was already a wealthy man. Malin Kundang interested in the solicitation of a merchant ship captain who was once poor now have become a wealthy man. Malin Kundang the point to his mother. His mother initially less agree with the intention of Malin Kundang. But because Malin Kundang pressed on, Mother Malin Kundang finally agree though with a heavy heart.

After preparing the supplies and equipment as necessary, Malin Kundang immediately headed to the dock with escorted by her mother. "My son, if you have succeeded and become affluent people, do not you forget about your mother and this hometown, son", said Mrs. Malin Kundang with tears in their eyes.

Along the way, suddenly climbed Malin Kundang ship attacked by pirates. All merchandise traders who were on the ship seized by pirates. Even most of the crew and people on board was killed by the pirates. Malin Kundang very lucky he was not killed by the pirates, because when it happened, Malin Kundang immediately hid in a small space enclosed by the timber.

Malin Kundang float amid sea, until finally the ship in which he stranded on a beach. With the remaining available power, Malin Kundang walk towards the nearest village from the beach. Arriving in the village, Malin Kundang helped by people in the village after previously telling what happened to him.

Malin Kundang marooned villages where the village is very fertile. With tenacity and perseverance in working, Malin Kundang over time became a wealthy man. He has many fruit merchant ship with a child of more than 100 people. After becoming rich, Malin Kundang to marry a girl to be his wife.

News Malin Kundang who have become wealthy and have been married to the mother also told Malin Kundang. Mother Malin Kundang feel grateful and very happy his son has succeeded. Since then, the mother of Malin Kundang every day go to the dock, waiting for their children who may return home.

After some time to get married, Malin Kundang and his wife made the voyage with a large and beautiful ship with the crew and a lot of bodyguards. Malin Kundang mothers who stay with their children every day, saw a very beautiful ship, entered the harbor. He saw two people standing on the deck. He believes that it is standing Malin Kundang son and his wife.

Malin Kundang stepped down from the ship. He was greeted by his mother. Once close enough, she saw twelve people wounded in the right arm, the more assured his mother that he was approached Malin Kundang.

"Malin Kundang, my son, why did you go so long without sending a word?", she said, hugging Malin Kundang. But what happens then?

Malin Kundang immediately release her mother's arms and pushed him up to fall.
"Women do not know myself, as my mother admitted carelessly," said Malin Kundang at his mother. Malin Kundang pretended not to recognize her mother, embarrassed by her mother who is old and wearing tattered clothes.

"She's your mother?", Malin Kundang wife Tanya.
"No, she was just a beggar who pretended to be admitted as a mom to get my treasure," said Malin Kundang to his wife.

Hearing statement and treated arbitrarily by his son, the mother of Malin Kundang very angry. He did not expect her child to be rebellious child. Because of heightened anger, Malin Kundang mother lifted her hand, saying "Oh God, if he my son, I cursed him into a stone." Not long after wards the wind storm rumbled loudly and came to destroy the ship Malin Kundang. After that Malin Kundang body slowly becomes rigid and eventually finally shaped into a rock.

The Legend of Danau Toba

There was anciently in a village in North Sumatra there lived a farmer named Toba secluded in a valley of sloping and fertile. Farmers were working on their agricultural land for the purpose of his life.

Besides working on his farm, he sometimes went fishing in the river which is not far from his home. Every time she was fishing, it's easy fishing in the river which he got for it was clear a lot of fish. Pancingannya he cooked the fish from to eat.

On one afternoon, after returning from the fields he went straight to the river for fishing. But he's been fishing long enough not gotten any fish. Events like that, never experienced before. Because usually fish in the river was easy he was fishing. Because already too long no one to take the bait his line, he became annoyed and decided to quit fishing. But when he was about to draw his line, reel it suddenly struck by a directly attract bait fish that far into the middle of a river. His heart had already upset turned into joy, Because he knows that the fish grabbed the pole it is a big fish.

After a while he let his line is pulled back and forth, then the fishing was snatched, and there was a big fish hanging and thrashing around at the end of fishing line. Quickly he pulled the fish to shore so as not to loose. Smiling, happy eyes off of her fishing line that fish's mouth. At the time he was off the hook, the fish can look at it meaningfully. Then, after the fish were placed into one place he went into the river to bathe. Feeling very happy because she never got that big fish. He smiled as he imagined how good will the fish meat when it's baked. When leaving the river to return homes was already dusk.

Arriving home, he immediately brought a big fish catch to the kitchen. When he was about to light a fire for grilling fish, firewood in the kitchen turns out her home was gone. He immediately went out to get firewood from under the under the house. Then, taking a few pieces of firewood she climbed back into the house and went straight to the kitchen.

At the time he arrived in the kitchen, she was surprised at all because the big fish is not there anymore. But where the fish was placed seemed laid some pieces of gold. With shock and surprise experienced a strange situation, he left the kitchen and into the room.

When he opened the door, suddenly jerked his blood because it was in the room stood a woman with long and curly hair. The woman was combing her hair as she stood facing the mirror hanging on the bedroom wall. A moment later the woman suddenly turned around and looked at the man who stood bewildered at the mouth of the bedroom door. The man became very fascinated by the woman's face standing in front of extraordinary beauty. He had never seen a woman as beautiful as it was even before he had wandered far into the country.

Because it was late, she asked that the lights lit. After he turned on the lights, he invited her to accompany him to the kitchen because she wanted to cook rice for them. While waiting for the rice is cooked, as told by her that she is the incarnation of the great fish that had gained him when fishing in a river. Then explain also that several pieces of gold which is located in the kitchen is the incarnation of the scales. After several weeks she states willing to accept her application on condition that he should swear in his life he would never bring his wife, who incarnates the origin of fish. After he had swore so, they marry.

A year later, they were blessed with a son who they named Samosir. Sngat spoiled boy that resulted in the boy's mother is less good tempered and lazy.

Once large enough, the boy told his mother drove rice every day for his father who worked in the fields. However, he often refused to work on that task so that her mother was forced to deliver rice to the fields.

One day, the boy told his mother again to deliver rice to the fields for his father. At first he refused. However, because of continued forced her mother, with rice kesl she went out and deliver it. In the midst of the road, mostly rice and side dishes he ate. Arriving in the fields, rice is the only remaining live a little he gave to his father. We accept it, dad was feeling very hungry because the rice was delivered late. Therefore, it is the father became very angry when he saw the rice given to him were the remnants. Increasingly anger when his son confessed that he take up most of that rice. Patience is the father is lost and he was at his son, saying: "Son of impudent. Not ungrateful. You really female progeny derived from the fish! "

Sobbing, the boy ran home to find her mother at home. To his mother he complained that he was beaten his father. All the words spoken by lambasting him in telling his father as well. Listening to his son, the mother is very sad, especially because her husband had violated his oath with the words of invective which he say to his son. The mother asked her child to immediately go up the hill that is located not so far from their homes and climb the highest trees located on the top of the hill. Without asking again, the child's mother immediately take command. He ran toward the hill and climb it.

When seen by the mother her son had almost reached the peak of a climb trees on the hill, he ran towards the river are not so far away from their homes. When she arrived on the banks of the river is lightning accompanied by thunder is booming. A moment later he jumped into the river and suddenly turned into a big fish. At the same time, the river was a big flood and the fall is also a very heavy rain. Some time later, the river was already overflowing everywhere and make the valley where the river flows. Mr. Toba could not save himself, he was drowned by the inundation of water. Over time, the pool water was wider and turned into a huge lake that later called the Lake Toba. Being a small island in the middle named Samosir Island.