Superstition plagues Batak community
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM To this day, Parluhutan Pak Pak still can’t understand why his parents kicked out him of their home in Medan two years ago. Spirituality prevails: Batak members hold Tugu Raja Sionang Pardede, a ceremony to collect the bones of Raja Sionang Pardede’s ancestors, in Pematang Siantar. Courtesy Maruli Tua PardedeHe also found it hard to swallow the bitter truth his parents only shared with him rec...