Site Karangkamulyan

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Karangkamulyan site is the site of the Hindu-Buddhist with coordinates 7 ° 20.84 'S 108 ° 29.376' E. It is estimated that these sites are relics of the kingdom Galuh. Karangkamulyan sites located in the Village Karangkamulyan, District Cijeungjing. The complex forest sites covering an area of ​​25.5 acres located on the edge of the highway that connects Ciamis - Banjar. Limit sites to the north is the highway, east of the River Cimuntur, Citanduy River south, and west rest area.
When the site was found is not known with certainty. Local people say that since about 1700 the complex has been frequently visit for various purposes. However, an inventory of ancient objects made by NJ Chrome in 1914 did not mention the existence of complex Karangkamulyan.
The complex is now the site Karangkamulyan cultural attractions that have been neat. The main entrance is on the west. In this section provided ample parking facilities equipped with food stalls that lined up neatly in the east parking lot. To the south of the parking lot there is still broad enough pages in the west stand facilities are quite magnificent mosque. To enter the complex Karangkamulyan through the entrance located on the east side of the backyard parking lot. With a well maintained dirt road through the net several sites with easy and convenient to reach. Inside the complex there are several objects that site.
a) Pangcalikan
The first time encountered from the entrance site to the east of the Site Pangcalikan. This site is a land that has been given an iron fence. Pangcalikan site consists of three pages each bounded stone structure with a height of about 1 m width of 0.35 m. The first page is located to the south. The second page contained in the north the first page. The next three pages contained in the north the second page.
On the third page of this building there is a cupola with no walls but covered with white vitrage. Existing remnants of white stone tufaan measuring 92 x 92 cm by 48 cm high overall. This stone is called pangcalikan community. To the south of this stone lined three flat stones of andesitic material. In the southwest there is a set of stone stone pangcalikan one of them elliptic.
b) Sipatahunan, Sanghyang Bedil and Panyabungan Hayam
Through the dirt road to the east there is the intersection of four. This intersection of four north toward Sipatahunan and south to the Site Sanghyang Bedil and Panyabungan Hayam. Sipatahunan is one part of a sloping edge Citanduy. Here there is no archaeological objects.
Site Sanghyang Bedil building stone structure in the form of a square. On the south side there is a gap in the wall as the entrance. In the middle of the land there are two long stone in a broken state. A stone in an upright position and the other collapsed. Stone which is called Trance Bedil collapsed because of looks like a gun (rifle).
To the south of Site Sanghyang Bedil land there called Panyabungan Hayam. This page circular that there are trees in the middle Bungur. On the north side there is a stone structure.
c) The symbol of Worship
Down the dirt road to the north and then turn to the east will be found a stone Symbol Worship. This stone is on a restricted page square-shaped stone structure. The entrance on the east side. In the middle of the page there are standing stones long rectangular, surrounded by a round stone structure. The first standing stones (1960) found in the northern location is now at a distance of about 10 m. In consideration later established in the current location and fences made of stone structure as the other objects.
d) Cikahuripan
Down the dirt road to the east will arrive at Cikahuripan. Cikahuripan is the confluence of two small rivers called Citeguh and Cirahayu. Cikahuripan conditions that have now is a bathing place for a particular purpose. The existing building is a new building equipped with various facilities such as prayer places.
e) Panyandaan and the Tomb of Sri Bhagawat Pohaci
Eastward from there Cikahuripan square shaped stone structure that resembles a stone wall. On the east side there is a gap as the entrance. In the middle of the stone structures around the standing stones and stone there is a flat triangular-shaped stone structure surrounded by little. The site is called Panyandaan.
In front there are three sites Panyandaan standing stones are one of them in a leaning position. In the vicinity of these standing stones are spread cobblestones. This object is believed to be the tomb of Sri Bhagawat Pohaci.
f) Pamangkonan
Pamangkonan site is located far to the south of the Site or on the east Panyandaan Pangcalikan Site. Objects in the form of a square-shaped stone structure. On the east side there is a gap as the entrance. In the middle there is a composition of objects cobblestones around one stone. This stone is also called Sanghyang Inditinditan Citanduy formerly found in the River.
g) The tomb of Duke Panaekan
The road from Pamangkonan to the southeast there is the tomb of Duke Panaekan. Objects that exist in the form of tiered circular stone structure. In the midst of it there is the tomb stone structure. Duke is a figure that decreases Panaekan first regent Ciamis.
h) Fetur Trench and Fortress
In addition to several objects, as mentioned earlier, in the complex there Karangkamulyan fetur trench. The trench was found in the west parking lot and around the core site. Traces of ancient ditch on the west parking lot is located precisely at the site boundary with the region now rest area. The trenches ran north-south link between the River to River Cimuntur Citanduy. State of the trench to the south of the highway is not so apparent. While on the north highway is still unclear circumstances. The width of the trench that is approximately 10 m with a depth of about 2 m.
Karangkamulyan site (Zone I), surrounded by ancient moat which has a width varying from 0.5 to 1.5 meters, partially obscured by bushes. On the outer side of the ditch next to the fort there is a mound of soil forming longitudinal north-south, with a height of about 2 m with a width varying between 3 to 4 m. Judging from the traces exist, the fort was also continued until the edge of the River Cimuntur. Based on these findings show foreign ceramics dating from about the 10th century - 17.
Relics on the site associated with the legend Ciung Karangkamulyan Wanara. Mentioned when King Adimulya Permanadikusuma ruled Galuh, wanted to live as a hermit. To realize this desire, the government submitted to the King Bondan Galuh Sarati. King Adimulya Permanadikusuma started life as a hermit holds a Festive Sukaresi Pandita.
Galuh under the reign of King Bondan Sarati no longer prosperous. People suffer because of the king ruled with arbitrary. King secretly want to eliminate Festive Sukaresi Pandita. In the hermitage, Festive Sukaresi kesktian continuously practice. Until finally the famous Sukaresi Festive magic everywhere. Seeing this situation Bondan Sarati not feel happy but feel otherwise.
On the pretext of want to know the magic Festive Sukaresi, Bondan Sarati Festive Sukaresi asked to guess the contents of the womb goddess Naganingrum, Festive Sukaresi wife, who actually does not contain. Festive Goddess Naganingrum Sukaresi know that does not contain, but he said that the Goddess Naganingrum contain a baby boy who one day will rival Bondan Sarati.
Bondan Sarati furious and ordered his soldiers to kill Festive Sukaresi. No soldier who managed to kill even always gets hurt. The content of Goddess Naganingrum more visible. Bondan Sarati increasingly upset. To prevent the forecast Festive Sukaresi, Goddess Naganingrum dumped in the woods. The king commanded the uncle stepped down if the Goddess Naganingrum actually gave birth to a baby boy then the baby should be killed.
When the time comes Naganingrum true Goddess gave birth to a baby boy. Uncle stepped down not bear to kill him. The baby was then put into crates and comes with an egg and then swept away in river kris Citanduy. To give evidence to the king, my uncle stepped down killing puppies and blood are shown to the king.
Babies who are swept away by the fishermen who found Balangantrang named Aki and then treated and fosterage. Accompanying chicken eggs which then hatch also be treated roosters. During the care of the baby Balangantrang Aki hidden in Geger Sunten. Aki Balangantrang child care for a time was taken to the woods to learn to hunt. Encounter in the forest birds and monkeys Ciung (Vanara). Aki Balangantrang foster children are very impressed and asked him to Aki Balangantrang Ciungwanara named.
Thanks to Aki Balangantrang care, Ciungwanara grow into an adult who is intelligent and agile. When it's in emerging Galuh cockfight gambling. Baby rooster accompanying Ciungwanara also grown into a formidable fighting cocks. Ciungwanara intelligence and toughness rooster sounded by Bondan Sarati. King Galuh began angrily. He ordered the killing Ciungwanara with finesse holding cockfighting contests. Planned during a cockfight Ciungwanara killed.
Cockfighting contests held Bondan Sarati prize for who can beat the chicken king of half of the kingdom Galuh. Hearing the news, Ciungwanara not hesitate to take advantage of the opportunity. When there is a battle between the chicken and the chicken Bondan Ciungwanara Sarati, Ciungwanara always watchful, so spared from attempted murder. Finally Ciungwanara chicken chicken can beat the king.
Over his defeat in cockfighting, Bondan Sarati broken a promise to give half the kingdom. Even ordered people to make the cage to catch Ciungwanara. When the cage is ready Bondan Sarati examined. When the same act Ciungwanara cage shut. King Bondan Sarati stuck in it and could not go out forever. Looking at these events all the people rejoiced Galuh. The misery which they suffered during this shortchanged. Ciungwanara later became king in Galuh.
The site is very suitable for being used as a tourist attraction on the main route linking the West Java - Central Java. In the archaeological sector utilization have been done but still need an increase. As a supposed ancient relics archaeological information about themselves that need to be removed. The legend behind it was more dominated when compared with the heritage aspect purbakalanya. The existence of "home information" needs to be improved function. Other than that, the site still holds the potential Karangkamulyan relating to biodiversity at the site. Macaques that live in forests and various types of plants can be used as the main attraction.

Location: Village Karangkamulyan, District Cijeungjing
Coordinates: 7 ° 20.84 'S, 108 ° 29.376' E
Facilities: parking, food stalls, mosques.
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