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Maulud Ritual at Semokan : Misu' Beni' Ceremony (4 photos)
by Budi Afriyan (128)

misu' beni' means washing rice in bayanese language. This ritual is a part of maulid nabi ceremonywhich commemorate the prophet Mohammed's birthday, the prophets for moslems around the world.

the people of bayanese was a moslem community since sunan prapen's mission (sunan giri's student) to spread islamism on this island.

These picture taken while i was on assignment to make 30' TV documentary about Wet Tau Telu Islamic Community at Semokan area, Sukadana Village, North Lombok.

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