HomeBlogs Malin Kundang Statue Malin Kundang is one of folktale story from minangkabau. The story is
talking about ungrateful son. Main Kundang is a sailor from a poor
family. He sailed to seek his fortune. Finally, he becoming rich and
marrying a princess. On his return to his home village, he is ashamed of
his humble origins and refuses to recognize his elderly mother. His
Mother get angry and cursed him being a stone. Now, we can find the
stone in Air Manis, a beach near Padang, West Sumatra.