What were the Javanese known for?

What were the Javanese known for?

Throughout their long history, the Javanese have produced many important buildings, ranging from Hindu monuments, Buddhist stupa, mortuary temples, palace complexes, and mosques. The paragon of religious monuments are Hindu temple of Prambanan and Buddhist temple of Borobudur.

What are the three cultural streams that Geertz found among the Javanese describe each of the categories?

CLIFFORD GEERTZ, in his book The Religion of Java categorises the Javanese people into three streams (aliran): abangan, santri, and priyayi. The term abangan represents the peasant community and Javanese syncretism. The term santri represents Islamic groups who are products of an Islamic education system.

Where can you find Javanese?

Javanese are native to Java Island, but they are predominantly located to the central and eastern part of Java. The main region where we can find them are Bengkulu, East Java, East Kalimantan, Central Java, Jambi, Lampung, North Sumatra, Riau, South Sumatra and Yogyakarta.

Why did the Javanese come to Singapore?

In the post-war years, young Javanese men or whole families of Javanese descendants living in Malaya migrated to Singapore for better job opportunities. By the 1960s, many of the Javanese living in Singapore had assimilated into the larger Malay/Muslim community.

What language do Javanese speak?

Javanese language, member of the Western, or Indonesian, branch of the Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian) language family, spoken as a native language by more than 68 million persons living primarily on the island of Java.

What are the 5 characteristic of Javanese?

The findings show that there are five Javanese characters which are vividly reflected in the novel namely easy to mingle, polite, patient, not self-forcing and timid and shy.

Is Bugis Malay?

People of Bugis ancestry who reside in Singapore today are regarded as part of the larger Malay/Muslim community. In 1990, the Bugis formed 0.4 percent of Singapore’s Malay/Muslim population.