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Doa Dana, sacred mount and local piety

Natural disasters are quite often seen beyond scientific realm. More particularly in Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, natural disasters like volcanic eruptions are believed to be a mystical event. As found in Javanese mysticism of mount Merapi, many Muslims in Bima figure out natural disasters in mystical ways. As Mbojo, a local term for Bima, is […]