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Javanese

a breed of cat similar to the Siamese, except with a long fur lying close to the body, and a wider variety of colored points. The tail is long and thin with hair that spreads out like a plume.
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Many Javanese believe that traditional musical instruments or weapons have spiritual qualities and can event ward off disasters.
Two Javanese females and two Javanese males participated in the study as the buyers who approach both male and females sellers.
The hidden truth behind sexual intercourse in Javanese epistemology is manunggaling kawulo gusti--the union of servant and lord (1999, p.
Have you committed yourself to get married with the man of your choice,'' asked the Sultan in ''Kromo Inggil,'' the most refined and elegant of the three forms of the Javanese language.
Nevertheless, these innovations remain faithful to a deeper Javanese spirit of kembangan, and to the gamelan ideals of community, balance, and harmony on multiple levels.
Old Javanese mysticism tended towards the adoption of diverse religious imagery to form a distinctive mix describable as ecumenical syncretism.
A Westerner might think of the Gamelan as some sort of exotic orchestra, but in Javanese tradition it is a single instrument with multiple parts and players.
Javanese people jostle for the "Gunungan", a sacrifice in the shape of a mountain, during the Grebeg ritual as part of celebrations for Eid al-Adha at Kauman Great mosque yesterday in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
more diversified representation of Javanese identities in their
To give just one example that many contemporary readers will love and read with shocked admiration, Kartini wrote on 6 November 1899 to her pen friend Stella Zeehandelaar in Amsterdam on the topic of the European habit of kissing each other: 'No matter how fond I was of someone (a Dutch person of course, we Javanese never kiss each other), it would never enter my head to volunteer to be the one to kiss first.
a Javanese Catholic Jesuit priest, to work with primary sources in at least seven languages (Javanese, Arabic, Dutch, English, Indonesian, Sanskrit, Latin), and to employ tools from various fields, including history, text criticism, ethnography, participant observation, field interviews, ritual studies, theology, and even art criticism, all of which he does deftly.
Javaphilia: American Love Affairs With Javanese Music and Dance