Sunan Kalijaga or Sunan Kalijogo is one of the Wali Songo very closely with the Muslims in Java, because of its ability to incorporate the influence of Islam in Javanese tradition. His grave was in Kadilangu, Demak.
Sunan Kalijaga is estimated at more than 100 years. Thus he experienced the end of Majapahit (ending 1478), the Sultanate of Demak, Cirebon and Banten Sultanate, not even born in the Kingdom of Pajang and early 1546 under the Panembahan Senopati leadership of the Mataram kingdom. He was also involved designing and construction of the Great Mosque of Cirebon , Demak Great Mosque. Pole “Tatal” (wood fragments) which is one of the main pillar of the mosque is the creation of Sunan Kalijaga.
Sunan Kalijaga estimated was born in 1450 under the name Raden Said. He is the son of Grand Duke Tuban named Raden Tumenggung Wilwatikta or Raden Sahur. Other names Sunan Kalijaga is : Lokajaya , Sheikh Malaya, Prince Tuban, and Raden Abdurrahman. Under one version of the Cirebon , the name Kalijaga comes from the village Kalijaga in Cirebon. At Sunan Kalijaga dwells there, he often bath in the river (times), or keep the River (Jaga Kali).
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