• Tutut Eka Sri Wahyuni Universitas PGRI Banyuwangi
  • Ahmad Nurainun Najib Sejarah Universitas PGRI Banyuwangi
  • Dhalia Soetopo Sejarah Universitas PGRI Banyuwangi



Ngajeni the language of Java "ngaji" which means mengaji and "dalan" means the highway. The ngajeni ritual is a history 10 years ago, because the road in the village of Alasbuluh entered the provincial or main road, there were many traffic accidents that happened almost every day and always took casualties. Ngajeni dalan in doing so that the users of the highway survived both on the way to leave and go home also safely back home. Ritual ngajeni dalan has a lot of meaning for each individual, from ritual activities that have been done believe or not many Javanese in particular, feel the benefits or goodness gained, but all returned to the beliefs and beliefs of each human being. In general, this study aims: (1) To know the background of the tradition of "ngajeni dalan", (2) To know the procedures for the implementation of "ngajeni dalan" activities in Java community in Alasbulu village, (3) To give knowledge, ritual gajeni tradition dalan since the past for the wider community in general dalan is a ritual Javanese community in the village of Alabulu, ngajeni dalan itself in and for the people who live in the village area Alasbulu Wongsorejo district in particular. This is a qualitative research and data collection using the snow ball technique. And the results of this thesis know that the history of rituals ngajeni dalan originated from tribal Javanese migrants and ritual activities are only done by indigenous Javanese descendants.

Keywords : Cultural Shift, Ngajeni Dalan, Alasbuluh village

How to Cite
Tutut Eka Sri Wahyuni, Ahmad Nurainun Najib, & Dhalia Soetopo. (2022). THE LOST OF THE "NGAJENI DALAN" CULTURE IN ALAS VILLAGE BANYUWANGI REGENCY. Proceeding Humanities: Teacher Training and Education, 3(1). Retrieved from

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