Prince Madrais Alibasa Manuscript No. 8B

The manuscript No.8B is written in a bundle of unbounded folios with no cover. The size is 27 x 21 cm. The condition of paper is brittle and yellowing but the writing is still readable. In this manuscript, Prince Madrais writes his revelation about the truly consciousness. He also describes some historical facts about society condition in Dutch colonial era; a custom ceremony was held in simplicity, rice stock were stored in barn to face the power transition from Dutch etc. Besides, he tells some prophecies which explain various things such as manuscript of Java Sunda religion will be guidence for Sundanese, Lumbu land and Leuweung Leutik is the haunted place where ghosts infiltrate the mind of stakeholder/government, there will be determination of legal protection after Madrais’ writing widely known, etc.

Extent and format of original material: File 8B: 140 pages of folios.

Owner(s) of original material: Prince Djatikusumah, Ratna Gumilang Damiasih.

Author/Scribe: Prince Madrais Sadewa Alibassa Kusuma Wijayaningrat.

The material is written in Cacarakan (Sundanese-Javanese) script.