Analysis of Cultural Psychology Regarding the Phenomenon of Salaman Kissing the Hands of Lecturers among Indonesian Student
Safuwan1, Syahriandi2, Fakhrurrazi3, Muhammad Ali4

1Safuwan, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Malikussaleh University, Lhokseumawe, Aceh.
2Syahriandi, Department of Indonesian Language and Literature Education, Faculty of Teaching & Education Sciences, Malikussaleh University, Lhokseumawe, Aceh.
3Fakhriurraz, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social & Political Sciences, Malikussaleh University, Lhokseumawe, Aceh.
4Muhammad Ali, Department of Communication, Faculty of Social & Political Sciences, Malikussaleh University, Lhokseumawe, Aceh.
Manuscript received on 10 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 19 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 May 2019 | PP: 1482-1485 | Volume-7 Issue-6S5 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F12630476S519/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: This study discusses understand the meaning of the salambehaviour kissing the lecturers’ hands-on Indonesian students by taking samples of college students at the Malikussaleh University, Aceh. Salamanaccompanied by kissing the hands appeared among students pesantren as a manifestation of student learning behaviour in the teacher and it is believed that ‘santri’ can descend the teacher’s blessings so that it is easy to gain religious knowledge. But in decades the practice of salamankissing the hand developed in public schools; starting kindergarten at various levels of education, such as elementary, middle and high school. Interestingly, the practice of hand kissing also appeared in almost all universities, especially in the regions. Focuses of study on knowledge ofIslamic morals, interpreted ofIslamic moral values, as well as the application of individual behaviour in the social reality that surrounds it. This study uses cultural psychology analysis with phenomenological methods. The results of the study showed that of salamankissing the hand of the lecturer son students was assumed to be the moral knowledge, experience, and habits of informants since childhood. In addition, the informant also tried to respect his lecturers as enlighteners in the study he studied.
Keywords: Salaman, Kissing Hand, Indonesian Student, Cultural Psychology.
Scope of the Article: Measurement & Performance Analysis