Sěrat Nitimani: Pendidikan Seks berdasarkan Etika Jawa

Nur Hanifah Insani


The depth study of sex education in Sĕrat Nitimani is the result of moral degradation in the society. The research describes how the ethics of sexual intercourse and Javanese wife’s dreams criteria in  Sĕrat Nitimani.This descriptive qualitative research with content analysis aims to reveal the moral sex education accordance with Javanese ethics and ideal’s wife criteria in Sĕrat Nitimani.The result of the research indicates that  the advice on how to choose the woman as a wife is that they should  consider about ‘bobot’ (quality), ‘bibit’ (line of decent), ‘bebet’, with the same character ‘sama’, different character‘beda’, ‘dana’ (wealthy), ‘denda’; the wife’s obligations with character ‘gemi’, ‘nastiti’, ‘ngati-ati’, ‘tengen’, ‘rigen’, ‘mugen’, and titi’, ‘rukti’, ‘rumanti’. The most important things of sex education is the ethics in intercourse based on moral value of Javanese society.   The ethics are when  doing  it, it should be in a conscious, calm, earnest, patient, careful, and self-controlled. Furthermore,  it is advised that it should be done in proper place, and started with clean conditions and good intentions.


sex education; Sĕrat Nitimani; Javanese ethics; wife; moral value

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26610/metasastra.2018.v11i1.73-90

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