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Agoes Rudianto

Agoes Rudianto is an author at Religion News Service.

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Javanese Muslims hold a Nyadran ritual to welcome Ramadan

By Agoes Rudianto — May 7, 2019
CENTRAL JAVA, Indonesia (RNS) — Every year as Ramadan approaches, those who live on the slopes of Mount Merapi and Mount Merbabu honor the dead in a deeply rooted Javanese tradition called Nyadran, bringing food offerings to their families’ burial sites and visiting relatives and friends, Christian or Muslim.
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