Pranatamangsa, the Javanese agricultural calendar—Its bioclimatological and sociocultural function in developing rural life

@article{Daldjoeni1984PranatamangsaTJ,
  title={Pranatamangsa, the Javanese agricultural calendar—Its bioclimatological and sociocultural function in developing rural life},
  author={N. Daldjoeni},
  journal={Environmentalist},
  year={1984},
  volume={4},
  pages={15-18}
}
SummaryPranatamangsa, the traditional Javanese calendar, has not been studied in depth until comparatively recently. The calendar functions as a practical guide for agricultural activities for the rural peasants, and was in use in Java before the arrival of the Hindus. Its use can be traced back to the welfare and prosperity of the old agricultural kingdoms in Central Java, such as Old-Mataram, Pajang and Islam-Mataram. The calendar reflects a significant correlation of cosmographical… Expand
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