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Rangda is the demon queen of the leyaks in Bali, according to traditional Balinese mythology. Terrifying to behold, the child-eating Rangda leads an army of evil witches against the leader of the forces of good - Barong.

It is suggested that Rangda may be derived from the 11th century Javan queen Mahendradatta who was exiled by the king, Dharmodayana, for allegedly practising witchcraft against his second wife. The tale surrounding this is that she proceeded to take her revenge by killing off half the kingdom, which by then belonged to her and Dharmodayana's son Erlangga, with plague before being overcome by a holy man. The name Rangda means "widow".

Rangda is important in Balinese culture, and performances depicting her struggles with Barong or with Erlangga in that tale are popular tourist attractions as well as tradition. She is depicted as a mostly nude old woman, with long and unkempt hair, pendulous breasts, and claws. Her face is traditionally a horrifying fanged and goggle-eyed mask, with a long, protruding tongue.

Bali is a Hindu island, and it is suggested that Rangda may also be associated with Durga, the Hindu mother warrior goddess, and Kali, the black mother goddess of destruction, transformation and protection in Hinduism. While Rangda is seen as fearsome and by many as the personification of evil, she is also nevertheless considered a protective force in certain parts of Bali, much like Kali is seen as a benevolent mother goddess in the Indian states of West Bengal, Assam and Kerala. The colors associated with her - white, black and red - are identical with those associated with Kali. Her iconography is similar to that of both Kali and Chamunda, who are closely related.
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Chrizsnowflakes Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Keren :D
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LupittaChopraa Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Hobbyist
wowww,, beautiffull...
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Azulla-00 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
desain yang membingungkanXD
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monez04 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2009   Digital Artist
wuah..perpaduannya mantep!
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2009
Makasih banyak lhoooo... :thanks:
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Rheya-chi Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
wah jadi beda ya... keren banget
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2009
makasih banyaaaaak :thanks::D
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vanseven Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
bagus sekali desain char-nya >.<
keren banget!! pencampuran kulturnya banyak en berasa banget
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009
hehehehe makasih banyaaak :XD:
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vanseven Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
sama2, you deserve it =)
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Wirya Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2009  Professional General Artist
This is cool =)
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2009
makasih banyaak :thanks::D
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Djayoez Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2009
sumpah ini keren banget!!!! paduan style jepang dgn style dirimu!!! XD
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2009
Makasih banyaaak :XD:
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haneep Featured By Owner May 19, 2009
wawhh..harus belajar dari kamu..:D fav mesti!!
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner May 20, 2009
silakan :thanks:
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lahandi Featured By Owner May 11, 2009
Emang Rangda perempuwan yak, kupikir dia laki-laki :faint:
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner May 11, 2009
dia emang cewek, tadinya aku juga mikir dia cowok :D
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lahandi Featured By Owner May 12, 2009
Iya... setelah ku inget-inget Rangda itu kan bahasa jawanya Rondo (janda) hehehehe :ambulance:
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner May 13, 2009
klo mau lebih jelas lihat wikipedia aja, ada kok artikel tentang rangda. :thanks:
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rinoaneko Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2009
this is just too awesome to pass up. a very unique design she has.
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2009
thank you very much :thanks:
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porangers Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2009
you really bring the coolness out of that monster witch, LOL it would be great if this monster jadi monster di ragnarok gokellll * ga bs bhs ingris lg coy maap*
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2009
makasih banyak yaaa hehehe... :thanks::D
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porangers Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2009
makasih sekali aja, kebanyakan kenyang coy, hihihi muah
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2009
:D
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peterete Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2009
wow ..¡¡¡ COOL FACE..¡¡¡
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2009
Thank you very much :thanks::D
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peterete Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2009
wellcome..¡¡¡
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neko-rulz Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg!! those details are just amazing!! ^u^ congratulation on this piece , really awesome work :heart:
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
Thank you very much :thanks::D
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VanZenCieL Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2008
wah nemu jg nih budaya indonesian yg seksi di DA hehehehe....
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2008
hehehehe.... :D
bagian dari imajinasi....
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VanZenCieL Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2008
asik sih kalo buat2 kaya gitu...
masa kalah ama yg jepang hehehehe...
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2008
iya..ya... :D

kadang heran kok sana bisa bikin variasi dari legenda rakyat (dianeh-anehin pula story ato tokohnya...)

disini malah jarang banget yg bikin, padahal banyak lhoo di negara kita tercinta ini.... :thanks:
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VanZenCieL Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2008
btul!! takut disantet kali ya kalo bikin aneh2 di kita mah hahahahha :tmnt2:
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2008
bisa aja kamu ini :D
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adhytcadelic Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2008  Professional Artist
Rangda yang seksi :horny:
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2008
ah, bisa saja anda ini... :thanks:
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adhytcadelic Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2008  Professional Artist
hahahah.... :D
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ajiraiya Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2008   Digital Artist
wah, kalo ini mah janda kembang! :clap: seksi bgt...
warnanya jg oke, bro.
pake mouse ato wacom nih?
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2008
pake wacom hehehe... :D
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Soulfighter Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008  Student Photographer
wow that's amazing, nice job :D
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008
Hey thank's :D
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MakotoSei Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2008
aslinya kaya gini ? wew... sangar bro !! :D
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008
HAHAHAHAHA.... ini cuman bayanganku aja kok Bung Makoto Sei :D
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MakotoSei Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008
masalahnya... harusnya pasti korbannya lebi banyak yg cowo.. kalo penampilannya bgitu :D
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008
kyakyakyakya!!! :D
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egher Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Keren mid, cuma perutnya panjang banget yah.. hehe
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gigaboltmanowar Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008
Bapakku pas nonton ni gambar juga bilang gitu juga hehehe... :D
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