Representation of special philosophy on the West Java symbol : BursaLoker

West Java logo holds a million hopes for its people

Creating a symbol of something, of course, was thought out as much as possible, as well as the West Java logo. The different parts of the logo or emblem certainly have their own philosophies. Representing different principles of life that exist in the surrounding community and, of course, various other cultural ornaments are also included in the symbol.

The process of selecting shapes to colors and details is certainly not arbitrary. There is an expert in charge of doing this by having a certain meaning and meaning in each part. All emblems used in governments and regions certainly represent the uniqueness and distinctiveness of the region itself.

In terms of shape and color, it is really common at first glance, but this West Java logo has a deep meaning and is also unique if you look closely. Especially if you already understand the meaning you want to convey from every detail that exists. Of course, just realized that there was something unusually involved in each of the logo ornaments.

Regional emblems are really made not only as symbols , they describe various things owned by the region itself. But it also introduces various long-term hopes for the lives of its people. The same goes for making logos  in West Java to produce all the prayers for this region.

Representation of special philosophy on the West Java symbol

The West Java logo has a round shape similar to an egg, of course, it is clearly visible. This form was actually chosen to describe the shield as a means of defense. Guard yourself with a shield from all forms of danger and other things from the outside. Of course, the meaning of self-preservation is also quite widely interpreted both personally and regionally.

In the middle of this form of shield, there is a picture of a kujang with 5 holes on one side. As many already know,  the kujang weapon is actually native to the Sundanese  tribe  and was  used by the people of the West Java region in ancient times for different needs. Meanwhile, the existence of holes totaling five weapons illustrates the number of precepts contained in the state base.

Kujang left and right in the West Java logo there is a picture of a sprig of rice, as well as cotton.   Of course, rice is a staple food consumed by most Indonesians, as well as in West Java. However, this rice is also used to describe the existence of food fertility. While cotton is for fertility in clothing.

In the image of rice and cotton, it seems that there is still a hidden meaning, namely the date and month of the proclamation of indonesia’s independence. It is described with seeds in rice totaling 17 and 8 florets of cotton flowers. So when it is combined August 17 as the moment when the independence of this beloved country was proclaimed.

Natural wealth in the symbol of the West Java region

If you look closely, you will find a mountain in the logo of west Java province, which is located in the  area under the symbol padi, as well as cotton. Of course, this mountain image describes the location of West Java based on its geographical location, which consists of many mountainous areas.

After that, you will notice a  slow g river  at the bottom of the left side still discussing the area.   There are several rivers flowing in the area  and, of course, it is useful in various needs, including irrigation in the  rice field area. So that the emblem is not left behind, of course.

Similarly,  the logo of the West Java province  on the right side of the bottom is described as plots. It is certain that this representation is about rice fields and gardens, which are really a place of living and economic support from most people in West Java   . The land is so fertile and can be planted with different types of crops.

There is still a hidden emblem is the dam at the bottom of the logo. The meaning is that the irrigation of the   area is really more concentrated, since the area is really   the location of the rice fields and plantations. Therefore, the issue of irrigation must be properly analysed so that every agrarian activity carried out by the community can function smoothly.

The deep meaning of colors

In addition to these ornaments, the West Java logo also has several colors in each of its parts. Of course, each use of color is not chosen arbitrarily, but there is a philosophy contained in it. So this selection of colors completes every deep meaning in the coat of arms of the area.

The upper shield uses green as aslow g of fertility, as well as the prosperity of its land area . Of course, this is related to the activities there that make a lot of agricultural and plantation development. While the yellow color surrounds it is a symbol of glory and majesty.

You can see the symbol of the mountain using black as a symbol of constancy, as well as immortality. Continuing down, which is applied to blue means peace and quiet. This is a prayer for the lives  of  the people   of west Java area, so that there is always in a sense of tranquility and peace without any trouble disorder in the middle.

White and red are also on the logo of west Java province. The meaning of the red color is courage and purity, purity, as well as the honesty of its white color. The hope of having courage and a sincere heart is expressed by using a combination of such colors on the coat of arms of this area.

There are many things implicit in it, from each ornament, as well as the colors and writings written in it. Perhaps at first glance only the big part is visible, but it seems that there are various small things, as well as details of the emblem that store the best secrets and prayers for the people of the  West Java area.

Principles of life as a complement to regional emblems

Not being left  behind in  the West Java logo is written  the motto of the original people of  West Java.    The principle is that the gemah ripah repeh neatly. This phrase is a Sundanez language that is well known and widely used. Of course, the phrase is not used without meaning, but it has a deep meaning that is really the life principle of the people in the area there.

Gemah ripah means prosperous, fertile, prosperous, and serene. Prosperous in this phrase also means the sufficiency of food and clothing in its people. So that all those who are there have enough to fulfill their well-being of life. Of course, making various efforts and their respective jobs.

As for the orderly repeh, it means peace and harmony. A safe and sentinel life is definitely the hope of all people wherever they live. Therefore, this principle of life is also a hope in West Java to have a social life that is always peaceful, without problems in carrying out daily activities.

The use of this phrase in the West Java logo is interpreted to describe an area that is fertile and rich in various things so that it can thrive the area. In addition, this area is also inhabited by a community that is always peaceful, prosperous and sentinel in their lives. So that happiness is always around it and makes West Java an enjoyable area to live in.

This emblem also reminds the various parties to continue to strive for different clear steps so that these hopes can be properly realized. People’s lives can be in accordance with what is on the symbol. In this way, the West Java logo  is not just a symbol.

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