Malin Kundang Long time ago, in a small village near the beach in West Sumatera, lived a woman and her son, Malin Kundang. Malin including a smart kid but a bit naughty. After growing up, He thought to make a living in the country side in hopes of later on when returning home, he was already a wealthy man, so he said to his mother, “Mother, I want to be a rich man, so I want to go to the country side. Please release me.” His mother was originally less agrees with Malin Kundang, but she finally agreed though with a heavy heart. His mother said, "My son, if you have succeeded , don't you forget about your mother and this village, son," In country side, he worked diligently. With tenacity and perseverance in work, Malin gradually managed to become a wealthy man. It has a lot of merchant ships with men of more than 100 people. And then, Malin Kundang marry a girl to be his wife. After a long time, Malin and his wife went to his village. His mother recognize him and then hugged malin and said, "Malin Kundang, my son, why did you go so long without sending any news?". But do you know what happens then? Malin Kundang immediately release her mother's arms and pushed it down. "Hey woman! How dare you claim to be my mother. Don’t you see? I’m a rich man, and you? You’re just an old, poor, and dirty woman!" said Malin Kundang to his mother. Malin Kundang pretended not to recognize his mother, embarrassed by her mother was old and wearing tattered clothes. "Is she your mother?",asked his wife. "No, she was just a beggar who pretended as my mother to get my property," said Malin to his wife. She is very sad. She is not expected Him to be a rebellious child. And then, she said while crying, "Oh God, if he is my son, I curse he became a rock". Suddenly, a thunderstorm came. Not long after that, Malin's body slowly becomes stiff and eventually finally shaped into a rock.