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Sade – Bayan Lombok Cultural Villages

 

Sade Cultural Village in Lombok (photo: Tata Ruang Pertanahan)

Bayan Traditional Village (photo: Torben Brinker/Wikipedia)

Bayan communities (photo: Laluhusnulyakin)

Sade – Bayan Lombok Cultural Villages

Famous for its cultural destination, Lombok island of West Nusa Tenggara enchants you with its various traditional villages spreading across the island.  One of the traditional villages is Sade traditional village in Central Lombok district that has existed since 1079. Each house at this village has a unique traditional bamboo architecture with different styles and names depending on the social status of the family. These vernacular stage houses are known as the manifestation of indigenous Sasak tribe’s local wisdom, as its building structures are able to withstand an enormous earthquake.

Another cultural village is Bayan village, which is located in North Lombok. In Bayan village lies an ancient mosque with pyramidal bamboo architecture that was built in the 16th century. This cultural village is known as the reflection of ancient Muslim community that still maintains their authentic ritual traditions.

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The Sade Sasak Village

The Bayan Village

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West Nusa Tenggara Batik Motifs

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Bale Lumbu

This motif signifies the welfare of the ancient Sasak society. Bale also symbolizes the

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

 

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Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Lipaq Sabe

Lipaq Saqbe contains a simple geometric classical motif with various flower decorations. This textile is

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat motif represents the marine life at Raja Ampat archipelago in

Jumputan Bintang

The word Jumputan means the tie-dye technique, while the word “Bintang” refers to

Parang Rusak

Another meaning behind this motif is an unconquerable spirit, symbolized by

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Bale Lumbu

This motif signifies the welfare of the ancient Sasak society. Bale also symbolizes the

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Pattimura

Pattimura is the name of an Indonesian hero who fought against colonialism in

Gurdo Solo

Gurdo or garuda bird is the mount of the Indian god Vishnu. As the Sun Bird,

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Lontara

The Lontara script itself is a typical ancient script of Bugis and Makassar communities. History records that

Taiganja

Taiganja is a precious gold pendant that shows the social status of the Kaili family. It is

Cengkeh

The clove flower motif is the main commodity of the Tolitoli Regency. This motif represents

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Gonggong Beruntun

This motif illustrates that a person should maintain a positive attitude and

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Tabir Tanjung

Tanjung flower is a type of Cherry tree flower, which is commonly found in

Biji Kopi

The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in

Kalo Sara

Kalo Sara is a sacred motif for Tolaki ethnic. It is considered as

Awan Berarak

Awan Berarak is a combination of Dayak motifs and Malay patterns. The word ‘Awan Berarak’ means the

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

Burung Bidadari

Bidadari birds are endemic birds in Halmahera. This motif represents an

Asmat Papua

The batik motif illustrates the Asmat’s sacred tribal motifs that are

Bultiya

The word ‘Bultiya’ is an acronym of the three major tribes in North Kalimantan, namely

Wakatobi

It symbolizes the coastal beauty of the Wakatobi island and the symbol of Patra symbolizes

Sero Tangga

The Sero Tangga illustrates an endearing feeling and sacrifices of a person to fulfil

Mahkota Siger

Siger is the crown of a noblewoman in ancient time. It is a symbol of femininity, strength, and

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

The Batik motifs in Lampung are dominated by the acculturation of Buddhist and

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

It symbolizes the hierarchy in society and the social status of the Mekongga

Singayaksa

The Singayaksa motif comes from the name of a place where Sultan Hasanuddin used to

Karawo Pinang

Pinang refers to the Palm areca tree. This motif is considered as the original

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tikar Natuna

The Tikar Natuna motif is adapted from the traditional making of pandanus mats in

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

The motif illustrates the philosophy of the mangosteen fruit, which is

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Karawo Mahkuta

Mahkuta refers to Gorontalo’s traditional crown. It represents noble characters of

Lok Baintan Floating Market

As you can imagine, the most authentic thing is that you can buy things and even

Ake Patra

Ake is related to the divinity and the composition of the universe. It is a symbol of

Anggrek Tewu

This motif is created based on the local wisdom and philosophy of

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Ikan tambal

The word “Ikan” refers to fish. The philosophical meaning of Ikan Tambal means is

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Sekar Jati

Sekar means flower and Jati refers to teak trees that symbolizes a strong mental character that

Rasamala

The Rasamala Batik motif is associated with a story when the Dutch came

Gamolan

This motif illustrates Gamolan, a bamboo musical instrument of Lampung that is

Manguni Minahasa

Manguni is identified as the symbol of the Minahasa people. Manguni is known as a

Honai

The Honai is inspired by the traditional house of the Papuan community living in

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Gigi Haruan Lidi

The Gigi Haruan Lidi motif is taken from the name of the cork fish and is a symbol of

Gumin Tambun

Based on Hindu mythology, this motif symbolizes lucks, abundant wealth, and

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Daun Simpor

This motif is inspired by the Simpor plant (Dillenia Suffruticosa) which is a typical

Kaharingan

The Kaharingan or ‘tree of life’ based on the Dayak tribes’ belief system. This tree symbolizes

Sekomandi

Its philosophical meaning is the eternal union which refers to a saying “until death do us part”

Tanah Liek

The word “Tanah Liek” refers to clay in Minang language. It is also known as

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Pisang Bali

This batik motif is usually given by a person to his/her lover who is

Wirasat

Wirasat or divine inspiration is a gift from God. This inspiration is symbolized by

Tangerang Herang

Tangerang Herang motif is a symbol of Tangerang city. The Tangerang Herang batik motif consists of

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Samudra

This art painting means to be strong-willed person to pursue

Desa Na Tolu

The Desa Na Tolu characteristic pattern symbolizes the Batak philosophy of existence and

Paqbarre Allo

The word “Barre” means round and “Allo” means the sunlight. This motif is interpreted as

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

Pala Salawaku

This motif illustrates the unique weapons of the Maluku region, namely

Bekantan Pakis

This motif represents Pakis Haji (Polystichum setiferum), an endemic plant in

Sandeq

Sandeq Boat is a symbol of the maritime importance of the West Sulawesi region. The greatness of

Desa Na Ualu

The Gorga motif of Ualu Village is the symbol of the eight cardinal

Pintu Aceh

The motif is inspired by Aceh’s traditional architecture that has

Hiu Taliyasan

Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). Hiu Taliyasan refers to

Dayak Kamang

Kamang motif is generally found in the Dayak tribe shield because it is believed to

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Tidayu

The name of this motif is the acronym of three ethnics namely,

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

a combination of Javanese cultural motif of the Majapahit kingdom (XII-XIV century) with

Alam Pantai

The word “Alam Pantai” refers to the natural beauty of

Dayak Taghol

Dayak Taghol has a distinctive style of four curved lines and small dots. This motif represents

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Sido Mulyo

Sidomulyo is one of the classical motifs, which is specifically used for the bride’s costume in

La Galigo

La Galigo is a literary work of the Buginese Epic that has 300 thousand epic lines. It is considered even

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Bintik Tujuh

The Bintik Tujuh (Seven Dots) motif has 7 white spots and green color gradation as

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

If Batik Besurek combines Arabic calligraphy motifs, then the Kaganga batik takes

Bomba Mawar

This motif means sacred love for family, kingdom, and God; It also illustrates

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Insang Ikan

Insang refers to the gills of the fish. This is a typical pattern of Malay ethnic who inhabits

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Keluak Daun Pakis

The word “Keluak” is a Minang language which means twisted or tangled. The Motif of

Parang Seling

Parang Seling or “alternating daggers” is a royal batik motif. It is a feminine variant of

Gonggong Siput

Gonggong (Strombus Turturella) is one type of sea snail found around