PROCESSION OF MOCONG PADI IN SEREN TAUN CEREMONIAL AT CIPTAGELAR CULTURAL VILLAGE AND THE HISTORY

PROCESSION OF MOCONG PADI IN SEREN TAUN CEREMONIAL AT CIPTAGELAR CULTURAL VILLAGE AND THE HISTORY

MOCONG PADI

Mocong pare is binding rice to pocong. Procession of Mocong 2017, held in Rurukan Lebak Hariang. Pocongan/bonding rice in Rurukan Legok is about of 1764 pcs and Ciptarasa area having 1664 Pocongan/bonding rice. For each year the pocongan of Abah / Kasepuhan himself have about approximately 6000 s, d 8000 pocongan.

The event was held in Ciptagelar cultural village. Administratively located in the Sirnaresmi Village, District of Cisolok, Sukabumi Regency. Citizen assosiation region in Ciptagelar cultural village commonly called dusun. Led by the head of Citizen assosiation region is also called the village elder or kokolot dusun. Ciptagelar cultural village itself led sesepuh girang. Long time ago, Ciptagelar cultural village people living in Ciptarasa, in 2001s all of a population of 16,000 people moving to a village now called Ciptagelar cultural village.

MOCONG PADI

The influence of global culture has implications, like the rise of culture industry. Utilization of ceremonies in Kasepuhan as a tourist attraction, things like that happen because of various factors that affect the commodification ceremony, as well as for the development of community welfare and maintaining the continuity of the culture. Although not completely modified, there are several series of ceremonies that are still original and in accordance with what their ancestors taught.

MOCONG PADI

The procession of traditional ceremonies of rice farming in huma and rice fields for Ciptagelar cultural village people since paddy planted until the rice is harvested, then there are various kinds of rituals that are implemented are: Ngaseuk, Sapangjadian Pare, Selamatan Pare Ngidam, Mapag Pare Beukah, Upacara Sawenan, Syukuran Mipit Pare, Nganyaran/Ngabukti and Ponggokan. Seren Taun itself is the last ritual of the process, as a form of gratitude towards the grace of nature.

MOCONG PADI

The current conditions of the commodified ceremony is seren taun, although there are still ceremonies that are still kept in authenticity. Seren taun is the closing stage of a farming ceremony started from put the rice into a barn accompanied by a great ceremony. Store the rice into the barn by Ciptagelar cultural village people called ngadiukeun.

By: Ilham Mochammad Saputra