Lingkungan Cungking, Kelurahan Mojopanggung, Kecamatan Giri
Manuscript cover dimension:
21.6 x 17.9 cm
Manuscript paper dimension:
20.6 x 16.2 cm
Text block dimension:
14.2 x 12.1 cm
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Description of manuscript content:
The manuscript relates the story of the exalted and chosen Prophet (Nabi luwih) Yusuf, the son of Ya'qub, in Egypt. The Prophet Yusuf is very popular among the adherents of the revealed religions, including Islam. Yusuf’s life is told from when he was 12 when he dreamed he saw the moon and eleven stars bowing before him and the tricks played by his jealous stepbrothers who threw him into a well. A caravan trader found Yusus and took him to the palace he met Princess Jaleha. His relation with brought him to grief and he was thrown in jail. However, because he managed to explain the king’s dream he was allowed back into the palace where the King of Egypt installed him as the King of Egypt.
Tatkala mantune nyerat ing malem Rebo Kaliwon wayah jam 3 dalu tanggal ping 26 Wulan Haji Taune 1879 Landi 19 Oktober 1949.
Kang nyerat Pak Juri Cungking.
The manuscript is written by Pak Juri from the village of Cungking on Rabu Kliwon at 3 o’clock in the early morning. on 26 in the month Haji in 1879, or AD 10 Octover 1949.
Sunali was born in 1946. He studied Islam with Kyai Abdullah Syafi’i in Pakis Sawi, Banyuwangi. Sunali worked as a rice merchant. In his youth he taught people to read the Quran and he often delivered sermons in the mosque in Kemiren. He learned to recite/sing the text (mocoan) from Kang Pur and Pak Sahe, but he never appeared in any mocoan event.