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Naga Padoha Writhing, Batak Land Shaking : A Batak Myth

In Uncategorized on January 27, 2014 at 12:33 pm


At Mei 10th 2011, Batak Land had been rocked by earthquake. Batak Land is around Toba Lake, North Sumatra, Indonesia. When it occurred, according to Habatakon Wisdom, it was shouted : “Suhul! Suhul! Suhul!” if it was an earthquake. Suhul means handle of machete. In Old Batak society belief, Naga Padoha (means Pedestal Dragon; Naga : dragon, Padoha : pedestal) still residing in the bowels of the earth.

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