Hello there, i am gonna tell you about Gayung. What is Gayung? Well, i don’t know the meaning of Gayung in English. So i am gonna tell you the function of Gayung. It’s mostly used for bathing in Indonesia. Do you want to know how its look ? Here it is :
Most of family in Indonesia has Gayung in their bathroom. They take water with this tool and pour it to their body. Can you imagine it?
Some place like expensive apartment or hotel or maybe a house with western concept use only shower on the bathroom. But there is also a house that have both shower and gayung in their bathroom or just Gayung. In a bathroom which use Gayung, usually has “bak mandi” a place to hold water. Something like this:
Or, if they don’t have “bak mandi”, they will use bucket.
Maybe you can watch this commercial tv. This is about village people in Indonesia who dance with Gayung.
This commercial tv is happening here now.
And this is traditional gayung.. I called this “gayung jawa” or “siwur” :
So, if you are visiting Indonesia and found Gayung in one of the people’s bathroom, you know what to do with it 🙂 [Sel]