Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Tomb of Sunan Giri
Tomb of Sunan giri giri district located in the village district Kebomas gresik, Timur.dan Java is about two 2 km towards the south of the city of Gresik. Tomb complex which is on top of the hill giri was in the midst of the tomb of the family and society at the time.
Existing facilities at the Tomb of Sunan giri a vehicle parking pilgrims in particular, and in the tomb complex have supporting facilities such as: the mosque giri, and other tourist attraction and found in the tomb of Sunan giri, among others: the cupola tomb is made of teak wood original, the walls consist of panels grown-tumbuhannya.
while the door of the cupola there are times that distilir makara motif plants. There are many other motives padamasa arkeology early religious heritage of Islam, such as the entrance arch tomb made of stone-headed dragon fruit raja.Sunan Giri is a marriage of Maulana Ishaq, a mubaligh Islam from Central Asia, with Sekardadu Goddess, daughter of the ruler Sembuyu Menak Blambangan Banyuwangi region at the end of the Majapahit period. But his birth is considered to have brought the curse of disease outbreaks in the region. Forced to dump him, Goddard Sekardadu menghanyutkannya into the sea.
Then, the baby was discovered by a group of the crew (sailors) and taken to Gresik. In Gresik, he was adopted by a female merchant ship owner, Nyai Pinatih Gede. Because it was found at sea, she named the baby Joko Samudra.
When old enough, Joko Samudra was brought her mother to Surabaya to study theology from Sunan Ampel. Not long after her teaching, Sunan Ampel know the true identity of his favorite pupil. Then, Sunan Ampel send and Makdhum Ibrahim (Sunan Bonang), to explore the teachings of Islam in Pasai. They were received by Maulana Ishaq is none other than the father Joko Samudra. It was here, Joko Samudra, who was named Raden Paku, knowing the origin and the reason why she had discarded.
Sunan giri one songo guardian who also spread the religion of Islam in Java, died in 1506 AD or 1428 Saka.