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Semar: The Fallen God and Divine Jester of Indonesian Mythology

Premium Article Preview: Semar is probably one of the oldest characters in Indonesian mythology who was said to not have been derived from Hindu mythology. He is believed to be a rather unattractive, short man with breasts, a great sized behind, and uncontrollable urge for farting. However, underneath his peculiar appearance, Semar plays a major part in the Indonesian creation myth.

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