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Performances of shadow puppet theatre are accompanied by gamelan in Java, and by "gender wayang" in Bali.

Performances of shadow puppet theatre are accompanied by gamelan in Java, and by "gender wayang" in Bali.

Puppet Show. Indonesian Wayang Kulit.  ✯ Bali Floating Leaf Eco-Retreat ✯ http://balifloatingleaf.com/ ✯

Puppet Show. Indonesian Wayang Kulit. ✯ Bali Floating Leaf Eco-Retreat ✯ http://balifloatingleaf.com/ ✯

Wayang kulit (shadow puppets)

Wayang kulit (shadow puppets)

Leather Wayang of Central Java

Leather Wayang of Central Java

Gunungan, symbolize the world or  the earth on traditional Javanese puppet story (Wayang).

Gunungan, symbolize the world or the earth on traditional Javanese puppet story (Wayang).

Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet Gunungan from by EthnicArtandJewelry, $250.00

Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet Gunungan from by EthnicArtandJewelry, $250.00

Javanese Shadow Puppet: Arjuna

Javanese Shadow Puppet: Arjuna

Indonesia ~ Wayang Wong Dancer - 1935 Java Indonesia

Indonesia ~ Wayang Wong Dancer - 1935 Java Indonesia

Wayang Kulit

Wayang Kulit

A buffalohide puppet used in Nang drama (Nang Talung), a form of shadow play from Thailand.

A buffalohide puppet used in Nang drama (Nang Talung), a form of shadow play from Thailand.

Gunungan #wayang

Gunungan #wayang

GUNUNGAN | The most important requisite in the wayang kulit (Javanese shadow puppet) theatre. The gunungan (gunung, mountain) or kayon (forest) is a representation of the ancient Tree motif originating from India. This consist of two parts: a mountain and a tree. The Tree motif is rendered as a combination of two different trees: the fig tree rooted in heaven; and the earthbound lotus tree rising from the waters.

GUNUNGAN | The most important requisite in the wayang kulit (Javanese shadow puppet) theatre. The gunungan (gunung, mountain) or kayon (forest) is a representation of the ancient Tree motif originating from India. This consist of two parts: a mountain and a tree. The Tree motif is rendered as a combination of two different trees: the fig tree rooted in heaven; and the earthbound lotus tree rising from the waters.

indisch antiek wayang

indisch antiek wayang

Wayang kulit #indonesia

Wayang kulit #indonesia

traditional Javanese dancer, Indonesia - love this pic!

traditional Javanese dancer, Indonesia - love this pic!

Malaysian culture: Fusion wayang kulit puppets invade the world of superheroes and 'Star Wars' - Nikkei Asian Review

Malaysian culture: Fusion wayang kulit puppets invade the world of superheroes and 'Star Wars' - Nikkei Asian Review