Pic: Tenongan Procession

 

Culture vs Religion vs Tradition

Hundreds of villagers carry tenong (containers) with variety of food in the Somakaton village in Banyumas, Central Java, in Indonesia. Villagers make offerings, as a form of gratitude for safety and good fortune, to God during the Suro month (Muharram) on the Javanese calendar or the first month of the Islamic calendar.

 

 

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