Asal Usul Danau Toba

Di sebuah desa di wilayah Sumatera, hidup seorang petani. Ia seorang petani yang rajin bekerja walaupun lahan pertaniannya tidak luas. Ia bisa mencukupi kebutuhannya dari hasil kerjanya yang tidak kenal lelah. Sebenarnya usianya sudah cukup untuk menikah, tetapi ia tetap memilih hidup sendirian. Di suatu pagi hari yang cerah, petani itu memancing ikan di sungai. "Mudah-mudahan hari ini aku mendapat ikan yang besar," gumam petani tersebut dalam hati. Beberapa saat setelah kailnya dilemparkan, kailnya terlihat bergoyang-goyang. Ia segera menarik kailnya. Petani itu bersorak kegirangan setelah mendapat seekor ikan cukup besar. Ia takjub melihat warna sisik ikan yang indah. Sisik ikan itu berwarna kuning emas kemerah-merahan. Kedua matanya bulat dan menonjol memancarkan kilatan yang menakjubkan. "Tunggu, aku jangan dimakan! Aku akan bersedia menemanimu jika kau tidak jadi memakanku." Petani tersebut terkejut mendengar suara dari ikan itu. Karena keterkejutannya, ikan yang ditangkapnya terjatuh ke tanah. Kemudian tidak berapa lama, ikan itu berubah wujud menjadi seorang gadis yang cantik jelita. "Bermimpikah aku?," gumam petani. "Jangan takut pak, aku juga manusia seperti engkau. Aku sangat berhutang budi padamu karena telah menyelamatkanku dari kutukan Dewata," kata gadis itu. "Namaku Puteri, aku tidak keberatan untuk menjadi istrimu," kata gadis itu seolah mendesak. Petani itupun mengangguk. Maka jadilah mereka sebagai suami istri. Namun, ada satu janji yang telah disepakati, yaitu mereka tidak boleh menceritakan bahwa asal-usul Puteri dari seekor ikan. Jika janji itu dilanggar maka akan terjadi petaka dahsyat. Setelah sampai di desanya, gemparlah penduduk desa melihat gadis cantik jelita bersama petani tersebut. "Dia mungkin bidadari yang turun dari langit," gumam mereka. Petani merasa sangat bahagia dan tenteram. Sebagai suami yang baik, ia terus bekerja untuk mencari nafkah dengan mengolah sawah dan ladangnya dengan tekun dan ulet. Karena ketekunan dan keuletannya, petani itu hidup tanpa kekurangan dalam hidupnya. Banyak orang iri, dan mereka menyebarkan sangkaan buruk yang dapat menjatuhkan keberhasilan usaha petani. "Aku tahu Petani itu pasti memelihara makhluk halus! " kata seseorang kepada temannya. Hal itu sampai ke telinga Petani dan Puteri. Namun mereka tidak merasa tersinggung, bahkan semakin rajin bekerja. Setahun kemudian, kebahagiaan Petan dan istri bertambah, karena istri Petani melahirkan seorang bayi laki-laki. Ia diberi nama Putera. Kebahagiaan mereka tidak membuat mereka lupa diri. Putera tumbuh menjadi seorang anak yang sehat dan kuat. Ia menjadi anak manis tetapi agak nakal. Ia mempunyai satu kebiasaan yang membuat heran kedua orang tuanya, yaitu selalu merasa lapar. Makanan yang seharusnya dimakan bertiga dapat dimakannya sendiri. Lama kelamaan, Putera selalu membuat jengkel ayahnya. Jika disuruh membantu pekerjaan orang tua, ia selalu menolak. Istri Petani selalu mengingatkan Petani agar bersabar atas ulah anak mereka. "Ya, aku akan bersabar, walau bagaimanapun dia itu anak kita!" kata Petani kepada istrinya. "Syukurlah, kanda berpikiran seperti itu. Kanda memang seorang suami dan ayah yang baik," puji Puteri kepada suaminya. 1

Ia langsung pulang ke rumah. Hal ini dialami oleh Petani itu. Tanpa bekas dan jejak. Danau itu akhirnya dikenal dengan nama Danau Toba. Air meluap sangat tinggi dan luas sehingga membentuk sebuah telaga. "Anak tidak tau diuntung ! Tak tahu diri ! Dasar anak ikan !. 2 . Petani menjadi marah sambil menjewer kuping anaknya. Di lihatnya Putera sedang bermain bola.Memang kata orang. Desa Petani dan desa sekitarnya terendam semua. Petani menunggu kedatangan anaknya. kesabaran itu ada batasnya. seketika itu juga anak dan istrinya hilang lenyap. tiba-tiba menyemburlah air yang sangat deras dan semakin deras. Dan akhirnya membentuk sebuah danau. Pada suatu hari. sambil menahan haus dan lapar. Putera mendapat tugas mengantarkan makanan dan minuman ke sawah di mana ayahnya sedang bekerja." umpat si Petani tanpa sadar telah mengucapkan kata pantangan itu. Dari bekas injakan kakinya. Setelah petani mengucapkan kata-katanya. Sedangkan pulau kecil di tengahnya dikenal dengan nama Pulau Samosir. Tetapi Putera tidak memenuhi tugasnya.

If asked to help parents work. "Bermimpikah me?. One day. I am deeply indebted to you for having saved me from the curse of the Gods. Then do not how long. however he was our son!" The farmer said to his wife. I do not mind to be your wife." said daughter to her husband. Due diligence and tenacity. They then become as husband and wife. and they spread the ugly suspicion that could topple the success of farmers. because the farmer's wife gave birth to a baby boy.ORIGIN OF LAKE TOBA In a village in Sumatra. The farmer was cheered with joy after getting a big enough fish. the fish they catch fell to the ground. As a good husband. He was given the name of the Son. I am also human being like you. I do not eat! I would be willing to accompany you if you do not eat me. Son got the assignment to deliver food and drinks to the field where his father was working. "Hopefully today I got a big fish. Farmers wait for the arrival of her son. there is one promise that has been agreed. Fish scales yellow gold reddish. while holding thirsty and hungry. Farmers and even then nodded." the farmer murmured to himself. He immediately pulled kailnya. even more diligent work. "Wait. "She may be an angel who fell from the sky. He went straight home. Foods that should be eaten three of them can be eaten alone. If the promise was breached there will be a tremendous disaster. This is experienced by the farmer. they say. the villagers stirred see beautiful girls with farmers. that they should not be told that the origin of daughter of a fish." the girl said. On a bright morning. He has a habit of making surprise his parents. However. patience has limits. I will be patient. that is always feeling hungry. "Do not worry sir. He became a good girl but a bit naughty. Farmers became angry as he tweaked his ear. Some time after kailnya cast. Many people are jealous. "I know the farmer must keep evil spirits!" Someone said to her friend." 3 . but he still chose to live alone. happiness Petan and wife increases. "Yes. The farmer's wife always reminds farmers to be patient over their child's tantrum. But the Son does not fulfill his duty. there lived a farmer. After reaching the village. Son grow into a child who is healthy and strong. Actually he was already enough to get married. Their happiness does not make them forget themselves. he continued to work to earn a living by cultivating the fields and fields with a diligent and tenacious. He was a farmer who diligently worked the farm. "Children do not know diuntung! Do not know myself! Basic fry!. the fish was transformed into a beautiful girl. Over time. Kanda was a good husband and father." they muttered." Farmers are surprised to hear the voice of the fish. But they do not feel offended. Both round and protruding eyes flashing stunning. Farmers feel very happy and peaceful. although not extensive. Because the shock. He was amazed at the beautiful colors of fish scales. "My name is Princess. It reached the ears of farmers and Puteri. Indeed. kailnya seen wobbling. the farmer on the river fishing. "Thankfully. He could meet his needs from his work is tireless. A year later. In saw the Son was playing ball. Kanda thought that way. the Son always annoy his father." Muttered the farmer. the farmer living without flaws in his life." said the girl seemed urgent. he always refused.

The water overflow is very high and wide so as to form a lake. The lake was eventually known as the Lake Toba. a small island in the middle known as the island of Samosir. immediately lost his wife and children disappeared. After the farmers say the words. suddenly water very swift and the rapids. Simak Baca secara fonetik 4 . And eventually form a lake. Meanwhile. Without a trace and trail. Farmer Village and surrounding villages submerged all. Of the former stamping his feet.Swear word without being aware of the farmers said the word was taboo.

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