MEMAKNAI TRADISI UPACARA LABUHAN DAN PENGARUHNYA TERHADAP MASYARAKAT PARANGTRITIS
This article discusses the meaning of the “Labuhan Ceremony” and the effects on Parangtritis society. The research is based on the writer’s experience as students’ field project supervisor of Madrasah Aliyah Wahid Hasyim. The methodology used for this research is qualitative descriptive. Interviews, literature, brochures and media information were analyzed. It is concluded that according to Parangtritis people, the context of Labuhan ceremony is not only the myth of Queen of the South (Ratu Kidul), but they also believe that the most important context of the “Labuhan Ceremony” is grateful towards the God who was supreme over the devolution of grace. Labuhan has effects on their belief, economis, and safety.