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Nyai Subang Larang is one of the figures are very close to the ear to remember if you hear the name Pajajaran certainly synonymous with Prabu Siliwangi and if menndengar name Prabu Siliwangi will certainly close to Nyai Subang Larang, Acts Nyai Subang Larang recorded in Carita Purwaka Caruban Nagari (CPCN) by Prince Arya Cerbon created in 1720. According to the CPCN, Subang Larang original name Kubang Kencana Ningrum, he was born in 1404 from a father who named Ki Gedeng Tapa which is a port of Muara Jati harbormaster, a key port in the north of West Java including the power villages / royal Small Singapore.

While Prabu Siliwangi originally named Pamanah Rasa son of King Anggalarang of Galuh kingdom. At that time, West Java was dominated by two big kingdoms that are still related ie Galuh and Pakuan who both have the Pajajaran government system. The kingdom of Pakuan is led by Raja Susuk Tunggal who is still brothers with the prince of Anggalarang. These two great kingdoms dominate some small nagaries such as Singapore, Japura, Wanagiri and others.

Around the year 1415 came a group of Chinese fleets led by Admiral Zheng He (Cheng Ho) who is Muslim in Muara Jati, this is where Islam began to be known there. In 1418 came an Islamic scholar named Sheikh Hasanuddin bin Yusuf Sidik who boarded a trade boat from Campa (now including Vietnam and parts of Cambodia). There is also a opinion both come in the same group. Shaykh Hasanuddin then familiar with Ki Gedeng Tapa, at this time the possibility of Ki Gendeng Tapa embraced Islam.

Then Syekh Hasanudin go to Karachi and establish Pasantren in the temple or palace temple Karawang, named Pesantren Quro, therefore then he is better known by the name Syekh Quro. Ki Gendeng Tapa entrusts Nyai Subang Disallow to study Islam to Sheikh Quro there. Nyai Subang Larang Forbid to study Islam there for 2 years. In this place Syeh Quro gave the title of Sub Ang Larang (Horse Hero) to him. Around the year 1420 Subang Larang Return to Muara Jati.

Around the year 1420s Ki Gedeng Tapa held a satria competition, as the winner is entitled to marry Nyai Subang Disallow, his daughter. In the contest, Pamanah Rasa emerged as the winner and entitled to marry Nyai Subang Disallow. It is said that the toughest opponent Pamanah Rasa is Amuk Marugul son of King Susuk Tunggal (Kingdom of Sunda) that there is still a relationship with him.

Then married Pamanah Rasa with Subang Disallow in pesantren Syekh Quro. Another source said, Pamanah Sense of falling in love with Subang ban after he heard the sound of Subang Larang the Koran in schools Syekh Quro not due to win the contest, interest Prabu Siliwangi or Prince Pamanah Sense of hearing the chanting voice nyai earring ban while reading the verses of the Quran, then apply and was loaded with a dowry that is Latitude Kerti Jejer hundred is the purpose of it is a symbol of beads which is a tool for Mecca so Pamanah Rasa have to look into the country Arabic and studying Islam after getting the requirements is then nyai Subang Larang forbidden to marry With a flavored taste. In the same year there was a battle between the nagari Singapore led by Pamanah Rasa and the napari Japura led by Amuk Marugul, Pamanah Rasa again won the battle.

Pamanah Rasa then went to Pakuan, where he met with Kentring Manik Mayang Sunda sister Amuk Marugul who is also the daughter of prabu Susuk Tunggal who is none other than his own. Despite marrying Subang Larang, he also later married Kentring Manik Mayang Sunda. After this marriage, Pamanah Rasa was later appointed to be the crown prince by the Single Susuk as more capable than Amuk Marugul. Pamanah Rasa then brought Subang Disallow to stay in the palace Pakuan Pajajaran with another wife. Later Pamanah Rasa was appointed king and titled Prabu Siliwangi.

Subang Larang his lifetime ban is believed to establish a boarding school with the name "Amparan Kobong Alit" in the Great Gulf that are in Nanggerang, today only a village located in the south of Karawang evidenced by the ruins slate. The name "Kobong Amparan Alit" is estimated to be transformed into an area now called "Babakan Alit" which is also around Teluk Agung area, where the place is now called Pagelaran village which is not far from nanggerang.

Around the year 1441 Nyai Subang Banned to die in Pakuan court, then his body was brought by his abdi dalem to be buried in Muara Jati. Subang Larang has 3 children namely Raden Walangsungsang (1423), Nyai Lara Santang (1426), and King Sangara (1428). Sepeninggalnya Subang Disallow his children out of Keraton Pakuan to deepen the religion of Islam. These three children then played an important role in transforming West Java into a spreading area of ​​Islam.

Prince Walurussang / Prince Cakrabuana then became ruler of Cirebon (Founder of Cirebon Sultanate). Larasantang then had a son named Syarif Hidayatullah who came to be known as Sunan Gunungjati. Rajasanagara came to be known as Kiansantang. It is said that according to a legend, King Siliwangi chose to leave the Pakuan palace and disappear in the Forest Sancang south of Garut than to convert to Islam in front of his own son Kian Santang. There is also the belief that prabu siliwangi disappeared in a cave that is currently still continued to be sacralized in the area of ​​baduy in still retaining the teachings of belief from the ancestors first.

There are several different versions of the travel history of Nyai Subang Larang is included places he had visited during his lifetime. Is the location in Nangerang is really a trace of life Subang Disallow ?. Further searches are needed to further confirm the year of the event and the name of the place from which he or she lives. Apart from such differences as a historical figure, the existence of Nyai Subang Larang is very important in the course of social history, religion, and politics in Tatar Sunda in the future. Islam is now the majority religion in West Java and Banten.

Too many similarities place names and territories, not a few writers and researchers who are fooled by the name of the place, especially in the region of West Java, finally today each with selfishness raises even though suspected and probable, this should be aligned with the fact that sometimes a place Which has an extraordinary history to be buried because it is not appropriate in conducting research and search for places of historical value. With so many similarities the name is not impossible there is an interest to outwit the history of this country.

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