Javanese Tedak Siten Ceremony


Siraman Rituals

The baby is bathed or cleaned with « setaman» flowers: rose, jasmine, magnolia and cananga. This ritual represents hope that the baby will bring respect, honour, and fame to the family.



Java, the heart of the Indonesian Republic. An Orientation to the Culture and Traditions of Java.




  • The Island of Java Java is the fifth-largest island of Indonesia. With a population of 120 million people (65% of the total population in Indonesia) living on an area of 127569 sq. km (7% of the total Indonesian area), it is the most crowded island in the world..
  • Javanese Ceremonies Traditions that are celebrated within the culture of the Indonesian people on Java.
  • Mixed Marriage A mixed marriage is when two people from different cultural backgrounds or different religious traditions or faiths marry.