The Act of Nrima in the Jaka Prucul's Text

Penelope Maharsi Latumahina, Murni Widyastuti

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This article examines the concept of nrima behavior in the text of Jaka Prucul PBA 204, which is a collection of Library Museum Sonobudoyo Yogyakarta. The text was written in 1865. The text is about the journey of life of Jaka Prucul who seeks wealth with all kinds of work, including rice field work, housekeeping assistant, herding goats and cows, making straps, weaving, even stealing and robbing. The analysis of the study in this article uses interpretive and qualitative methods with objective shortcuts. In the text teaches moral values of behavior to the people of Java. In connection with the purpose of life in the world and the hereafter, Jaka Prucul always begs the work of Jesus Christ. Jaka Prucul does all kinds of work with a happy heart and never complains. The nature of acceptance is taught in Javanese culture to the community ie nrima ing pandum. The benefits of this study are expected to provide an overview of the attitude of nrima, and can add reference to research literary works of Java. The results of the study conclude that the elements of nrima attitudes are contained in the Jaka Prucul text which is still relevant today. One of the contributions to local genius is the nrima behavior depicted in Jaka Prucul's text.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012112
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jul 2018
EventInternational Conference on Industrial Technology for Sustainable Development 2017, ICon-ITSD 2017 - Makassar, Indonesia
Duration: 25 Oct 201726 Oct 2017


  • Jaka Prucul
  • local genius Java
  • nrima
  • script


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