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Dwara

Patih Harya Dwara is Prabu parikesitÂ’s patih, or chief minister, in Astina. He is a wise man and extremely faithful to his king, fulfilling the latterÂ’s wishes in all matters of state and government. When Parikesit orders him to catch a wild animal, Harya Dwara brings all the animals of the jungle before his master. He is never a source of disappointment to his king.
Patih Dwara has kedondongan eyes and a pointed nose. His hair is tied in the keling bun and he wears a diadem with the garuda ornament in back. He wears the crescent-shaped bulan sabit necklace as well as bracelets, anklets and armbands. He wears the putran 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-Dwara.ks_P5102431.jpg

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