This is a legend we translated from the Jambi Province

The Batin II’s Legendary Origin

By: M. Saleh Hafiz and A. Mutalib

Translated by: C.S.

Swinging bridge in the Village of Teluk Kecimbung, where parts of this legend took place.

Swinging bridge in the Village of Teluk Kecimbung, where parts of this legend took place.

During the age of the ancient Mataram Kingdom, the king sent four of his children to the Island of Sumatra in an effort to extend the size of his realm. His four children were composed of three sons and one daughter. The names of the sons were:

  • Raja Shili
  • Raja Ipang
  • Raja Alip

The name of the one daughter was:

  • Puti Seliput Alam

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