Monday, February 21, 2011

The Ethics, The Brotherhood , The Discipline

We Are Equals

            Silat Seni Gayong is not only teaching the students on Malay martial arts but also taught them the art of brotherhood. In the initiation ceremony before officially being accepted as Silat Seni Gayong disciple the new pupil make an oath to be loyal to all the brothers or members of Silat Seni Gayong . The pledge doesn’t stop there, it was apply in the life of every practitioners. The significant of having this ethics is to tell us that we are the same and we need to stay together to be strong. Other advantage of the embedded right in the pledge is to train us humility and respect for our fellow. By applying this in our daily life the ethics and discipline that are taught not only our respect for our fellow members but we will also respect anyone regardless of age and ethnicity.

The Brotherhood - Regardless Age And Ethnic

           It also teaches us the spirit of mutual assistance regardless of the time and conditions. The members are also taught the spirit of not be spiteful between members and live in harmony and to work together to achieve a goals. This spirit is instilled into the trainees so that the relationship became intimate, and the feel this is kind of like brothers and sisters of a family. All peoples are equal, whether teacher or student, what distinguishes between teacher and student is a blessing. 

The Ethics - Teacher and Students
The Brotherhood - Teacher and Students
We Are Equals

           The ethics that are taught in Silat Seni Gayong does not only bind to fellow members but it is very broad. The members of Silat Seni Gayong must also pledge loyalty to the rulers of the Malays, the religion, the leaders of the country, the teacher and the parents. Overall the ethics and pledge taught in the official ceremony on accepting a new disciple of Silat Seni Gayong cover a very wide field. And at the end of the event a prayer appealing to all to be preserved and keep away from all evil and do well for other people. Silat Seni  Gayong overall teaching his students to be courteous and respectful of all people regardless of whether the leaders or the ordinary people .

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