The Meaning and Function of Naga Raksasa (Giant Dragon) Myth in Hutabolon, Parbaba Village, Samosir Regency, Indonesia

Suharyanto, Agung and Wiflihani, Wiflihani and Matondang, Armansyah and Kusmanto, Heri (2019) The Meaning and Function of Naga Raksasa (Giant Dragon) Myth in Hutabolon, Parbaba Village, Samosir Regency, Indonesia. In: ICONECT 2019, 20-21 August 2019, Kudus, Indonesia.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to find out the functions and meanings in the daily lives of Hutabolon towards the Naga Raksasa (giant dragon) myth that is believed to be the incarnation of ancestors who preserve the natural preservation of Lake Toba. To achieve this goal, this study uses descriptive approach research with research informances namely indigenous people who live in Hutabolon, Parbaba Village, Panguruan Subdistrict, Samosir Regency, by conducting field observations and conducting unstructured interviews by interviewing key informants because they are considered know the problems that researchers are careful about. The results of the study show that the Naga Raksasa (giant dragon) myth is not an alien thing and is considered to have a function and meaning that is closely related to the daily lives of its people. In terms of his beliefs, as a guardian and protector of the community and told to every visitor and posterity, in order to continue to maintain the attitude around Lake Toba.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: function; meaning; perseption; behavior; naga raksasa (giant dragon) myth; lake toba
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2021 13:43
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2021 13:43
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/7299

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