Artist’s rendering of Srayuda

Srayuda is a mythological creature from Jepara, Central Java. Srayuda was believed to be real by Jepara people only through folklore, but many of them have also seen some sightings of the creature. It was described to have a long snake-like body, with the face of a human, with the face sometime coloured red, green, or black. According to local people Srayuda is often sighted in a river. According to myth, Srayuda has sometimes been an omen of a river flood.


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