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Buku cerita wayang bergambar berbahasa Inggris, Gendari’s Grudge, Herjaka Hs, Kanisius, Yogyakarta, 2005, Pandu, Mandura, Setyawati, Destarastra, Ambika, Ambalika, Gendari, Begawan Druwasa, Prita, Madrim, Pameling Charm, Bandondari, Candra Birawa Charm, Bathara Surya, King Basukunti, Tri Gantalpati.



Data buku :

Herjaka Hs  ;  “ Gendari’s Grudge “  ;  Yogyakarta  ; Kanisius  ;  2005 = cetakan pertama  ;  ISBN 9792111328, 9789792111323 ;  bahasa Inggris  ;  cerita wayang bergambar.


Abiyasa had three sons. All of them were handicapped but hat got superiority. The eldest son named Destarastra was blind but very powerful. The second son was Pandu Dewanata who hat got deformed neck but was good at archery. His blood was white therefore he would be free from any evil things. The third son named Yamawidura was lame but good at state structure.

After being mature, Pandu Dewanata joined a competition which was already won by Prince Narasoma. He could shoot a bird as what had done by Prince Narasoma. Therefore he was entitled to marry Prita. Prince Narasoma challenged Pandu to fight a duel. The fight was won by Pandu. So Madrim, Prince Narasoma’s younger sister, was entrusted to Pandu.

Halfway home Pandu was challenged by Tri Gantalpati who was defeated successfully. So Tri Gantalpati entrusted his elder sister, Gendari, to Pandu.

Pandu loved his elder brother so much then he invited Destarastra to choose one princess. The selected princess didn’t love Destarastra so it was neither proud nor happiness which grew in the heart of that Putri Boyongan, but grudge. The grudge would be brought along the history of her descendants.


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Alamat penerbit Kanisius

Biodata penulis Herjaka Hs.

Kasi kingdom, Ambalika, King Sentanu, King Salwa, Ganggawati, Ambika, Gangga river, Begawan Palasara, Arimuka, Wahmuka, Sentanu, Setyawati, Astinapura kingdom, Begawan Pamaparasu, Dewabrata.


Mahabharata is a wayang story that has rooted in Indonesia. For the old generation this story has deeply rooted but for the young generation this story needs to be introduced and lifted in order to make it as the reflection of life.

Various experiences of life like diligence, loyalty, bravery, struggle, hope, love, sacrifice, despair, cruelty, intrigue, ambition, tragedy, which are parts of human life, thus our life, have been written about in this Mahabharata story. By this story we can reflect and learn about life.

This Mahabharata story is provided in five continued story books with illustration of interesting wayang drawings. This book is published in two languages namely Indonesian and English therefore the readers may choose which book gives benefit the most.


Data buku :

Herjaka Hs  ;  “ Dewabrata’s Loyalty “  ;  Yogyakarta  ; Kanisius  ;  2005 = cetakan pertama  ;  ISBN 9792111301, 9789792111309  ;  bahasa Inggris  ;  cerita wayang bergambar.



After being left by his beloved wife, King Sentanu, the king of Astinapura wanted to marry again. Princess Setyawati was willing to, provided that her descendants should inherit the throne of Astinapura kingdom. For the sake of his love to his father, Dewabrata was willing to entitle the rights of the throne to Princess Setyawati’s descendants. As the guarantee, Dewabrata took an oath to lead celibate life so that Princess Setyawati’s descendant inherit the throne of Astinapura.

Dewabrata’s loyalty to his oath got hard trial precisely from his own teacher who expected Dewabrata to marry Princess Amba. The conflict of the teacher and his disciple couldn’t be avoided and the theacher was defeated. Princess Amba so stricken by the defeat of Dewabrata’s teacher who became her last hope to lift up the buried of her self-esteem.


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Alamat Penerbit Kanisius,
Jl. Cempaka 9, Deresan, Yogyakarta 55281
Kotak Pos 1125/Yk, Yogyakarta 55011
Tel (0274) 588783, 565996 ; Fax (0274) 563349
Website : http://www.kanisiusmedia.com
E-mail : office@kanisiusmedia.com

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