Jurnal Komunikasi
Vol. 8 No. 1 (2013): Volume 8, Nomor 1, Oktober 2013

Konsepsi Kematian a la Jawa

Sumekar Tanjung (Universitas Islam Indonesia)

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Publish Date
06 Oct 2016


This articles describes important side about death in Java, especially Bejikarto society, in Yogyakarta. They looking at death is not the opposite of life. For them, death as a manifestation of the body’s extinction and the new life’s genesis that is eternity. In the Javanese culture, all of the life and death’s process had the concept and control. This article consist of four parts. First is introduction, describes the construction and an understating of God in their belief. Second, describes about death in Javanese people concept. Third is conceiving the causation of death in terms illness and medical. Fourth, is discussion about how Javanese people preserve the tradition in celebration of death.

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Journal Komunikasi is a peer-review journal published by Department of Communication Universitas Islam Indonesia, Yogyakarta. We welcome all contributions on the following topics: media, journalism, strategic communication and all field related to communication studies. The article ...