Pesantian Socio-Religious Dialectics in Mataram City
- I Wayan Wirata Institut Agama Hindu Negeri Gde Pudja Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
- Gusti Ketut Ngurah Putera Institut Agama Hindu Negeri Gde Pudja Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Socio-religious dialectical; Pesantian activities; Balinese; Hindu community; ancestral culture.
This study explores the significance of Pesantian activities for Hindus living in Mataram city. A mixed method research design was employed to gather data through questionnaires, Focus Groups, in-depth interviews, observation, and documentation research. The data collected was analyzed both quantitatively and qualitatively to identify the structure of the Pesantian activities and their meanings for the local Hindu community. The findings revealed that the Pesantian activities in Mataram city utilized language and literature to introduce the concept of 'bebasan' through the 'sor singgih basa' system or Balinese speech level. The study indicated that Pesantian activities in Mataram city functioned as religious and educational media and served as a means of preserving ancestral culture and promoting social preservation. This study adds to the literature on Pesantian activities in Indonesia, particularly in Mataram City, where limited research has been conducted. The findings of this research can serve as a basis for further studies on the role and significance of Pesantian activities in different cultural contexts