Health Wisdom in the Traditional Healing of the Panaragan Java Subethnicity: The Case Study of Warok Ponorogo

Authors

  • Alip Sugianto1, Wakit Abdullah2, Sumarlam3, Sahid Teguh Widodo4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i2.3377

Keywords:

Health Wisdom, Warok, and Ponorogo

Abstract

The Panaragan Java Subethnicity has a customary leader called warok. This leader is known for his ability to possess supranatural powers which may heal diseases. This traditional skill is obtained from the ancestors. It uses natural materials complete with the mantras. The aim of this research is to know the local wisdom in the field of health, especially in the art of Reyog from Ponorogo. This research uses a descriptive-qualitative design. The data is obtained through the technique of observation and interview. The results show that there are three types of health wisdom in the Panaragan subethnicity which are the wisdoms of health profession, medicine, and healing.

Author Biography

Alip Sugianto1, Wakit Abdullah2, Sumarlam3, Sahid Teguh Widodo4

1Doctoral Student, 2Professor, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, Indonesia

Published

2020-04-29

How to Cite

Alip Sugianto1, Wakit Abdullah2, Sumarlam3, Sahid Teguh Widodo4. (2020). Health Wisdom in the Traditional Healing of the Panaragan Java Subethnicity: The Case Study of Warok Ponorogo. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(2), 2337-2341. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i2.3377