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DANCE

BAMBANG CAKIL DANCE

bambang_cakil.gif (16287 bytes)The classic dance from which the story is taken from Mahabarata. The story is about Raden Arjuna (the symbol of wisdom) as a hermit, to achieve more supernatural power. He was teased by Cakil (the symbol of evilness) so that he awakened from his hermit's abode. At the end, there was a war between the two and won by Arjuna. This dance symbolizes the goodness will always defeat the evilness.

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