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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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