Al-Tadzkiyyah: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam
Local wisdom contained in some groups / minorities or indigenous communities in Indonesia contains a lot of cultural values of the nation are still going strong into the identity of the character of their peoples. But on the other hand, the value of local knowledge is often overlooked, because they do not correspond with the development era. In fact, from such wisdom could be promoted noble values which can be used as a model in the development of Indonesian culture. In this case the local wisdom of indigenous Sunda "Ngalaksa" Tarawangsa as for the implementation of this ceremony, set a benchmark wearing the national calendar that always falls in July, while the determination date is usually the result of an agreement between the local government and community elders elements that will hold the ceremony ngalaksa. Day ceremony, calculated and determined based on market day. The highlight of the event, the day 7, which must occur on the day kliwon market.Ceremony "Ngalaksa" held within the framework of an expression of gratitude to the Almighty for the crops that have been acquired, and to preserve the customs of society Rancakalong as the preservation of art and cultural heritage. "Ngalaksa a culture that contains the value of the noble nation that really needs to be developed in order to strengthen the nation's identity and personality, as well as being the driving government programs in all fields". Ngalaksa culture is accompanied by music Tarawangsa and jentreng, stringed instrument similar fiddle and harp.The values of character education that can be taken on a ceremonial ngalaksa tarawangsa on society Rancakalong, is tolerance, democracy, daring, discipline, hard work, creativity, responsibility, relegius, environmental care, social care, the national spirit and patriotism.Keywords: Education, Indigenous and Indigenous Character Sunda "Ngalaksa"