Nyale

Bau Nyale is an event and tradition of the legendary and has a high sacred value for Sasak tribe, the tribe native to the island of Lombok. The existence of odor Nyale party is closely related to a folklore that developed in the southern part of Central Lombok district, precisely at the community Pujut, a district that includes the region of Central Lombok district. The story tells of a princess who is very wise and prudent, his name is Princess Mandalika. She is the daughter of a king who ever reigned in the land of Lombok. Her face is beautiful, her body is sleek and good habit, making the princes of the various countries willing to marry her. Any prince who came to propose to her, no one refused. However, between one prince and another prince who did not receive if the Princess was beautiful married by many princes. This is what will lead to a war between the princes of one with another prince. This is precisely what makes Princess Mandalika feel uneasy. He was always pensive figure out how to avoid bloodshed. What will the Princess Mandalika to avoid such bloodshed? Then, the prince who managed to marry Princess Mandalika?
After his gaze evenly toward the audience, the Princess was speaking to announce his decision in a loud voice to exclaim, "O, Father and Mother and all the princes and peoples of the Tonjang Beru that I love! After I consider carefully, I decided that I am to you all. I can not choose one among many princes. Myself have been destined to become Nyale which you can enjoy together in the month and date of when the emergence Nyale at sea level. "

Hearing the Princess's decision, the audience gasped in surprise, including her father and mother, because the Princess was never informed his decision to both parents. Father and mother have not had time to speak, the princess suddenly plunged into the sea and swallowed by the waves directly. Along with that, the wind blowing hard, lightning and thunder was booming. The atmosphere at the beach was a mess. Voice heard screams everywhere. Occasionally the sound of cries for help. However, the atmosphere took place not long.

A moment later, the atmosphere relaxed. The attendees quickly find the Princess in a place where she immersed herself. There was no sign of the Princess in that place. He disappeared without leaving a trace. Shortly thereafter, the animals suddenly appear small number of very much from the seabed. Worm-shaped marine animals that have a very beautiful color, a mix of white, black, green, yellow and brown. The animal called Nyale.

2 Responses to "Nyale"

  1. The Bua Nyale festival that happens every year is a very exciting and unique event. Stay at a Lombok beach resort and experience this wonderful event first hand.

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