Aug 18th: Princess Deak Parujar


Podcaster: Avivah Yamani

Title: Folklore Series: Princess Deak Parujar & The Origins of Universe

Organization: langitselatan

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Description:  This is a myth from the Batak Toba Culture of North Sumatera, based on the oral tradition  about the Moon’s resident and the origin of humans and the universe.

Bio: Avivah Yamani is a an astronomy communicator from Indonesia.

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Hi this is Avivah from langitselatan, an astronomy media in Indonesia. Today. I will share a short story about Orion, Alpha Beta Centaurus and Crux in Javanese interpretation. This story is compiled by Widya Sawitar and featured in Stars of Asia. 

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