Prince Madrais Alibasa Manuscript No. 1B

The manuscript No.1B is written in a bundle of folios with no cover. The paper size is 33.5 x 21.5 cm. The ink color is black. The writing is still readable but the condition of papers is yellowing and brittle. In this manuscript, Prince Madrais writes his teachings. What is eat and drink will influence human character and behavior. To achieve perfection of live, human beings have to control the spirit characters brought in the food and drink they consume so they can stay on consciousness and fight against evil spirits. In addition, he describes the society condition at that time that many hoaxes spreaded over and many people were easly to trust without making sure the truth. Many rules composed in the name of religion but it actually aimed for private interests. The religious life is not a matter of forcing rituals, however, it is more to conducting goodness and realise God's law. As the old nation, Java seemed forget its own land rules. All human beings will die and be back to their origin become earth. It is described a divination that when all the world think about the peace and harmony, it will come the time when humanity consciousness and sense of nation emerge.

Extent and format of original material: File 1B: 50 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.