For people who live in Pati, Central Java, the name of Syekh Jangkung is so familiar and it can’t be separated at all from his power to help people. He is also famous with his innocence so no wonder, his name is so legendary. However, back then, he was also known as Saridin. According to the history, Saridin was the adoptive son of Ki Ageng Kingiran who was found on the rive edge. Then, Ki Ageng Kingiran took the baby and gave Saridin as the name.
Every member of Walisongo had their own way to spread Islam and also teach about kindness in the land of Java. One of them was Sunan Muria. He was known also as Raden Umar Syahid. He was best known as the mediator in Demak Sultanate to reduce and stop the internal conflict within the kingdom. He had the unique way to do it and because of that, Sunan Muria was so well known in the land of Java and his taught can’t be forgotten until now.
Mountains have been connecting with some urban legends or something spiritual within it for so long. Mount Lawu is no exception because there is one famous story local people believe until now which is the King Brawijaya V with his oath. This one is so legendary and until now, many people want to know about the real story and why Brawijaya spoke of his oath on the mountain. Mount Lawu is located on between Kabupaten Karanganyar, Central Java and also Magetan, East Java.
Cakraningrat I was known also as Raden Prasena and he was the King of Madura in the land of Java who led west Madura as the leader under Mataram kingdom. According to the story, Cakraningrat or Raden Prasena married to the princess from Mataram kingdom. Since he was the leader under Mataram, he spent so much time with Mataram instead of Madura. Based on the history, Raden Prasena was so loyal to the king of Mataram which was known as Sultan Agung.