The name of Eyang Santri is so popular in the middle of society especially in West Java and around. However, the popularity is mostly related to the myth and also magical things. No wonder that his position from historical figure becomes the legendary figure. Many people are so curious to know how Eyang Santri lived before and also his struggle. Fortunately, there are so many historical proofs that show the life of Eyang Santri and it is not only about his tomb.
Syekh Maulana Malik Ibrahim was also known as Sunan Maulana Malik Ibrahim and he was one of Walisongo members who loved wandering around and had the super power to control anything including weather. When he went to one place which was really hot, he saw the crowds from far away. There, people stood around the stage made of stones or rocks. On the top of the stones, there was a woman dressed in white and she was flanked by two men.
Since Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa was young, he was already known in the society as one of the noble sons who love cultural art even he could play puppet shadow or “wayang” and other cultural plays at that time. He was also known with his high tolerance and kindness in society. During his reign, Banten was at the peak of its glory and it was signed by the development of economy in terms of trade. The traders in Banten could compete against traders from Dutch or Netherland.
The interesting statement is said from one of the politicians in Indonesia. The statement is the response from other statements of politicians. What makes it interesting he said about Joko Tingkir in the middle of his tomb. The figure or Joko Tingkir contains the revenge or avenge story, jealousy story and other things. There are not many people know who this man was. There are some speculations related to know and reveal the true of Joko Tingkir.