On the island of Samosir, one ancient tomb, tomb of King Sidabutar. Tomb made of natural stones intact without connections are already hundreds of years ago. Jasadnya not buried, but stored in the rock. 3 contains the grave of King Sidabutar and 3 grave descendants, since the confession Flow Spirituality Parmalim to embrace Christianity. Parmalim this is the belief of the Batak tribe before the entrance to Christianity. Our guide tells you a little like this Parmalim Islam, may not eat pork, blood, and animals must disembelih. Seems to still have a confession Parmalim this belief. Differences flow of the king - king Sidabutar, marked with a black cloth, red, and white, are placed above the tomb. Color combination of cloth is a sacred color for the hobo, which is three simbolisasi world, under world, the human world, and the world over.
Graves in the area, there is also a statue of a high tower, called rods "Single Panaluan". The story, first period, there is a pengeran and his younger brother, love each other, although the deal has been banned again by the King, teuteup keukeuh want to be engaged. And then finally, this brothers fled to the forest. The King ordered 5 shaman (what guards?) To pursue them.
When the girls are their own, traditional about it to catch it. The daughter fled tree. Once the tree above, all of a sudden this tree swallow it live up to its head. Prince heard a scream, scream adiknya want to come help, but also appeared to be swallowed by the tree. Fourth healer about the tree is also swallowed it. Finally comes one of the great healer, he cut the tree, and made a magic stick. This rod is still carved faces of the people affected because the black stain "the blood of victims who consumed the tree. I wonder people say this rod have magical power that is used as the "intelligence", so it can fly rod drift "enemy spy.
At the time of now, stick Single Panaluan defined as a new symbol of the village, where an area is considered as valid Huta (village). Now every village forge new rod original, though not as original. The more established a new village, the more varied, diverse forms of carving rod Single Panaluan. However rods still considered sacred, as the ritual of making it special and can only be used in the Datu a particular ritual, usually to take an important decision.
If interested and want to prove the truth will be grave, you should prove to themselves. Please come and see the graves of its direct market in the area of tourism object Tomok Samosir Island.