Parmalim And Tunggal Panaluan In Toba Batak At Sagala And Hutaginjang Villages
Author(s)Silalahi, Johenro PT
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AbstractParmalim is one of the traditional religions in Indonesia that begins to disappear from the era. Parmalim is recognized by Government as culture but not as formal religion. Generally, many Indonesian people especially Batak people don’t know about Parmalim. On the other hand, Parmalim is the first traditional religion that recognized by Batak people. in addition, Tunggal Panaluan as Batak magic stick that recognized by Parmalim adherent to protect themselves that awarded by Ompu Mulajadi Nabolon (God). In this paper, the writer uses description analysis technique about Parmalim and Tunggal Panaluan that recognized by Toba Batak people in Sagala and Hutaginjang villages. Parmalim adherents recognize Ompu Mulajadi Nabolon as creator the world and Tunggal Panaluan is used as media to pray to Ompu Mulajadi Nabolon in special event. To help the writer to collect the data, the writer applies field research and interview the people that recognize the Parmalim religion and Tunggal Panaluan as magic stick.
Muswita Widya Rahma