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Hyang is an unseen spiritual entity that has supernatural power in ancient Indonesian mythology. This spirit can be either divine or ancestral. The reverence for this spiritual entity can be found in Sunda Wiwitan, Kejawen, and Balinese Hinduism. In modern Indonesian this term tends to be associated with gods, devata, or God. The realm where the hyangs reside is called kahyangan; now is a synonym for svarga or heaven in modern Indonesian.

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Google previewBrief History of Indonesia (2015)

Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of Southeast Asia's Largest Nation by Tim Hannigan

Hyang is an ancient Austronesian concept of deity. In far-flung corners of the Archipelago even today, away from the influences of India and Islam, mountains are the abode of ancestral spirits and fiery gods. From Gunung Dempo in Sumatra to ...

Google previewJava in the 14th Century (2013)

A Study in Cultural History by Theodore G.Th. Pigeaud

Médang hulun hyang is a chancery term. 78—5—4: Andél Mas seems a plausible name of a place. Canto 78, stanza 6, verse 1: The usual meaning of 90 NAGARA-KERTAGAMA.

Google previewColonialism and Nationalism in Asian Cinema (1994)

by Wimal Dissanayake

Ch'un hyang is a classic ChosSn dynasty ...

Google previewTuttle Balinese-English Dictionary (2014)

by Norbert Shadeg

hyang. huwa mwani n father's sister's husband. huwab L intrans yawn, gape (sid,ahem R) (muwab =mahuwab intrans); n a yawn. huwad intrans ( nguwad trans) be elastic, stretch and contract easily (muscles) (=wad). huwag intrans ...

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Scrabble value of H4Y4A1N1G2

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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