Dorod Orad

English: (noun) Mount Orad - This mountain is reported to have been the location of the fortress of Panglima Kurow. Panglima Kulow was a famous Bidayuh warrior who led a group of Bidayuh people to settle on the mountain after their earlier fortress at Bung Bratak was destroyed by marauding enemies. It is now a tourist attraction and many Bidayuhs make a pilgrimage to the mountain summit to visit Panglima Kulow's tomb.

Bahasa Malaysia: Gunung Orad

Pronunciation: /dɔɾɔd ɔɾad/

Source: Jecky Misieng

Related to Dorod Orad

dorod: a mountain

Dorod Bonguh: the Bungo Mountain Range

Dorod Kapow: Mount Kapow - This is where the famous Fairy Cave of Bau are located. Bidayuh legend in the area has it that the caves were formerly the village of Kapow. The whole place including its human and animal inhabitants were turned into stones by a curse of an angry old woman who found out that the villagers mistreated her grandson who was an orphan. They wrapped some charcoals in a leaf, saying it was grilled meat as a parting gift for his Gawai visit to the village.

Dorod Nyi’an: Mount Nyian - Located not far from Kupuo' Bijuray.

Dorod Podad: A mountain in Krokong - This is the location of the early settlement in the area called Krokong Mountain village not far from the old village of Prasuont.

Dorod Sipingient: a mountain in Krokong - Literally, it means the Plate Mountain or Dorod Sipingient. It is part of a mountain range with Bung Tra’an as its neighboring peak. The original inhabitants of Blinggink came from a settlement built on the steep slopes of this mountain. On one of the slopes lies the Sinja Rock where legend has it that a Bidayuh warrior named Panglima Sukupit stood to defend his village against marauding enemies. The whole mountain area gets regular annual visits from his descendants who come up to collect stink fruits called durians which came from huge trees planted almost a hundred years ago as part of the village’s fruit garden. Fruit gardens like these are called lisont.

Dorod Tilambuo': Trambuo Mountain - Located near the village of Staas in Bau.

Kupuo' Dorod Jagoi: Mount Jagoi Village - It was one of the first Bidayuh dwellings in Bau just like Bung Bratak. There is only one inhabitant left in the village which is located not far from the summit of the mountain after most of the inhabitants moved closer to the road in the valley below. It is now a Bidayuh heritage site and the whole mountain area is declared a park where visitors can climb and enjoy the view as well as study the flora and fauna of the region.

porad: the other side