Selacau Parung Ponteng

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Selacau is one area that has a lot of historical relics, at the site are the remains of the site in the form of tombs and caves, located in a mountain diataranya Pasanggrahan, diketinggian 1500m above sea level, the tombs contained selacau punden shaped staircase consists of 3 parts or the tomb of the boundary between the tomb with the other grave form of stairs, terraces punden form is showing in the first, especially in the Hindu kingdoms and sultanates, social strata so thick, king or sultan as the ultimate symbol of power generally symbolized in the form of the tomb or its petilasan top among the other tombs, while the second stage is the symbol of the people close to the king or sultan as the duke or the king's advisers, the third stage is symbolized as the tomb of soldiers loyal to the king at the time of hindu or sultan Islamic era.
The stones used in each group of tombs is menhir stones or stone structure that stands, in addition to the stone structure standing stone structure as well as a highly formalized form dolmen altar.
Sites that can be found in selacau Parungponteng Brazilians sustainable site that became a symbol of stages each pase prehistory until pase empire.
In the west of the empire are Cikondang hometown village of Karya Bakti contained relics in the form of stone, and in one of the caves there is a rock that supposedly uncal first to worship, in some cave walls are the writings of the ancient Sundanese letters. This proves the existence of past activity.
 
Brief History
Before the founding of the empire Selacau, at around Selacau have no life organized in the form of government that adheres to the teachings of Hindu kebataraan. With the help of the government guardian songo mnenganut kebataraan the Hindu teachings that can be converted into the imperial government that adheres to the teachings of Islam, and the central government moved to Kalindung, the location of the palace are there / baths kings and queens called it hyang, a source of irrigation for the community under regions of the empire from there.
In epidemic 1549M/969H, Wali Songo along Pandawa Lima and members who have sepenanggungan agreed to set up an organization called "Sela Cau". Five Pandavas whose members
 
mempunyani five namely Raden Kusuma Patra, Raden Arsa Nation, Raden Sata Midshipman, Prince and Prince regent Dipa Manggala youngest Damiyani.
When the five Pandavas and members dragged or pushed by their enemies always take refuge in the crowd cau trees (banana, sunda) so that the enemy does not see. and finally they were given the title of "Sunan Sela Cau". Then his Sunan between cau is eternal, until now many figures or kiayi the bertawasul the "Sunan Sela Cau".
 
Sources: Disparbud Kab. Tasikmalaya


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