RASA SIH means of Fundamental Education for Character Establishment in Nationhood and Statehood

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Education is the basic of character building for one's behavior for the future and the future of nation and state. Its implementation requires the right ways and means of bener lan pener (correctly and appropriately). Means of binding the strong in society in the Kawruh Pamomong (KP) manuscript, works of Ki Mardisiswaya (1932), is rasa sih ‘compassion’. It is therefore rasa sih very important disclosed. The aim of this research is to decipher rasa sih in KP manuscript. Descriptive qualitative research is used in this paper; by using the theory of interpretation and objective approach. The merit of this research could be used as the basis for the shaping national character, that can be applied in public life based on content written in KP manuscript. Analysis results showed that rasa sih in KP manuscript represents a basic awareness of human knowledge, whom understand the correctly and appropriately. A manifestation of rasa sih is the whole intention of doing selfless action, so that they can think, act, and behave correctly and appropriately. Thus, rasa sih of strengthen the establishment of character, both spiritual and physical of a person's in actualize of society life, nationhood and statehood.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventInternational Conferene on Nusantara Studies (ICoNS) 2016 - ID, Depok, Indonesia
Duration: 1 Jan 2017 → …


ConferenceInternational Conferene on Nusantara Studies (ICoNS) 2016
Period1/01/17 → …
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  • rasa sih, fundamental education, character establishment, nationhood, statehood.


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