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Sangkuriang kicks the boat in The legend of Sangkuriang.

Sangkuriang is the main male character in the folktale The Legend of Sangkuriang. He was the son of the main female character Dayang Sumbi. He is a warrior with supernatural power. After being driven away by his mother because he unknowingly killed his father, he spent years of journey travelling around the world and eventually arrived back to his birthplace. There he met a beautiful woman, who was actually his own mother, and fell in love with her. He did not recognize her because she was gifted with eternal youth and beauty. In his effort to win her hert, he built a large boat but in the end he kicked the boat due to his anger of Dayang Sumbi's effort to prevent their forbidden marriage. The boat he kicked became Mount Tangkuban Perahu.

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