Abstract: Semar in wayang show is a mysterious figure. His ambiguous character makes various kinds of interpretation. His history, existence and character in wayang show are always studied by many observers for study purpose. Semar is the assistant of royalty and also a joker. The existence of Semar at the story of Sudamala emphasized and reappeared divinity concept. According to Hazeu, Semar really is a joker or assistant commonly. The jokes are especially a primitive inheritance from ancient era. So, actually Semar is a name of Javanese ancestor and its imagination had been appeared at wayang show from the ancient era. Keyword: Jati diri, kosmologi, semar.
Copyrights © 2004