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The Palapa Oath

Indonesia Fine Art Academy in Yogyakarta1971

Monumen Nasional‎

Monumen Nasional‎

In his effort to protect the intergration of the Majapahit Kingdom, Gajah Mada, the legendary Chief Minister to the King, vowed that he would refrain from consuming the Palapa fruit before the entire Nusantara (Indonesian archipelago) is united under the reign of Majapahit. The event had taken place in Panangkilan, at the south of The Majapahit Village Square, has become known as the Palapa Oath. Gajah Mada was ridiculed by many of his colleagues, but he firmly stood on his ground and ultimately realized his oath.

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  • Title: The Palapa Oath
  • Creator: Indonesia Fine Art Academy in Yogyakarta
  • Date Created: 1971
  • Location: Monumen Nasional, Central of Jakarta
  • Publisher: Kantor Pengelola Kawasan Monumen Nasional

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