Pencak silat is a compound of the two most commonly used words for martial arts in Indonesia. Pencak was the term used in central and east Java, while silat was used inSumatra and Borneo. In modern usage, pencak and silat are seen as being two aspects of the same practice. Pencak is the essence of training, the outward aspect of the art. Silat is the internal essence of combat and self-defense, the true fighting application of the techniques Payuq & Bebintih A form of wrestling from Dayak people. Mageret Pandan Balinese ritualistic fight using sharp pandan leaves as weapon.
LANGGA From Gorontalo. Its history is unknown. Ju Panggola, a king in the 16th century, had such a power that he was titled Ilato, or ‘lightning’, for his ability to move in the blink of an eye. Most people regard him as the founder of Langga. Sundanese or Priangan Batik is the term for batik from the Priangan region of West Java and Banten. Although Priangan batiks can use a wide range of colours, a preference for indigo is seen in some of its variants. Natural indigo dye made from Indigofera is among the oldest known dyes in Java, and its local name tarum has lent its name to theCitarum river and the Tarumanagara kingdom, which suggests that ancient West Java was once a major producer of natural indigo. Balinese Batik - Many patterns are inspired by local designs, which are favoured by the local Balinese and domestic tourists. Objects from nature such as frangipani and hibiscus flowers, birds or fishes, and daily activities such as Balinese dancer and ngaben processions or religious and mythological creatures such as barong, kala and winged lion are common
Sumatran Batik - The Minangkabau people also produce batik called batiak tanah liek (clay batik), which use clay as dye for the fabric. The fabric is immersed in clay for more than 1 day and later designed with motifs of animal and flora. The Batik from Bengkulu is called Batik Besurek, which literary means The Pura Tanah Lot (literally Tanah Lot temple) The Indonesian island of Bali

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