Related to the above, Prof.. Adnan in his speech at the ceremony penyerahah houses for professors IAIN Demangan, Yogyakarta on July 14, 1962 states:
"Our society of Indonesia (Java) are still fond of puppet arts, began to ancient times until now, both in village and city. Therefore Wali Sanga noticed it for the purposes of da'wah enter Islamiyah. "
In a religious act Dewa Ruci is told, the effort and hard work Bima or Arya Sena who want to get the holy water of life, "Perwita Tirta Sari." Various kinds of trials and challenges and temptations facing a very severe Bhima, but Bhima eventually able to handle it and Bima managed to find and get the holy water that intangible Tirta Sari Perwita Dewa Ruci other is not himself. The play implies Dewa Ruci tasauf philosophy of Islam is very deep because of the willingness kesatriya describes a spirituality that hard to find the best possible way in order to bring men to eternal happiness and eternal in Syurga.
Narrated when Bima studied the science teacher Drona on the perfection of humanity and learn about real life when he met with Dewa Ruci. He was ordered to go into his body, but Bhima said:
"Is it enough if I get into the sport you are so small?"
"Ha ha ha ... let alone for your body, world and all its contents can enter into my body!" He said Dewa Ruci with a guffaw.
This is a picture or symbol that the human psyche is more extensive than everything in the world.
In the form described his form Dewa Ruci round-eyed, nose, stocky, dreadlocked terkembang, hoofed "arm wrestling Noko", berkain rectangular boxes, and shod cirri a god. Body shape and face exactly the same as Bima only smaller. [Reference: Elements of Islam In Puppets, Drs. H. Effendi zarkasi]
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Slamet Priyadi at the Lido - Bogor