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Kurupati is the name of Suyudana, king of Astina, in his youth.*) He is the eldest son of Prabu Dastarastra, the king of Astina. Kurupati means “king of the Kuru clan.” He has ninety-eight brothers and one sister who collectively are known as the Kurawas. The land of Astina is famed for its great prosperity.

Harya Kurupati has telengan putih eyes and a dempak nose. He wears a three-tiered diadem with a large garuda ornament in back. His hair is untied and flows down his back in the udalan style. He wears the ulur-ulur necklace, as well as bracelets, anklets and armbands. he wears the bokongan raton dress.

(Sumber: Sejarah Wayang Purwa. Hardjowirogo. Jakarta: Perpustakaan Perguruan Kementerian P.P. dan K., 1955)

Publisher: Lontar Foundation;

Created: 2014

Source Rights: Ki Purbo Asmoro

Manuscript Code: LF-Kurupati-1.klLF-Kurupati.kl-1_P5091600.jpg

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