The Crying Stone
In a small village, a girl live with her mother. The girl is very beautiful. Everyday she puts make up and wears her best clothes. She doesn't like to help her mother work in a field. The girl is very lazy
One day, the mother asks the girl to accompany her to go to the market to but some food. At fisrt the girl refuses, but the mother persuades her by saying they are going toh buy new clotes. The girl finally agrees .But she asks her mother to walk behind her.
She doesn't want to walk side by side with her mother. Although her mother is very sad, she agrees to walk behind her daughter.
One the to the market, everybody admires the girl's beauty. They are also curious. Behind the beautiful girl, there is an old woman with a simple dress. The girl and her mother look very different !
"Hello, pretty lady, Who is the woman behind you ?" asks them.
"She is my servant," answers the girl.
The mother is very sad but she doesn't say anything.
The girl and me. other meet orther people. Again they ask who the woman bahind teh beautiful girl. Again the girl answers that her mother is servant. She always says that her mother is her servant every time thy meet people.
At last, the mother cannot hold the pain anymore. She prays to God to punish her daughter. God answers her prayers. Sowly, the girls leg turns into stone. The process continue to the upper of the girl body. The girl is very panicky.
"Mother, pleas forgive me!" she cries and ask her mother to forgive her.
But it's too late. Her whole body finally becomes a big stone. Until now people still can see tears faling down the stone. People then call it the srying stone or Batu Menangis.