Yogyakarta has some Mary Caves and one of them is Tritis cave, which located in Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta. The Tritis cave is unique, natural and equipped with stalactites and stalagmites as well.
In this Tritis cave, pilgrims can pray in front of Mary virgin statue while listen to the sound of bat screams and trickle of water from the rocks.
To reach Tritis Mary cave, the pilgrims have to walk down the street garden teak. There are some diorama spot containing the crucifixion of Christ. The pilgrims cross the roads and will stop to pray. When entering the mouth of Tritis cave, it is silence and peace to get immediately.
Sigh of the wind rubbing with teak leaves create beautiful and peaceful symphony. The cave is indeed suitable for the devotion and contemplation. There are a lot of ornaments in addition to Mary Virgin cave and large crucifix as well. Simplicity visiting Mary cave will enjoy this, it is intended that the pilgrim visit continuing to appreciate and be grateful for everything, which the Lord has already given.
May and October is the month, which is celebrated by Catholics as the month of Mary. In that month, the Catholics would come to Mary cave scattered all over the country to perform devotions and one of them is Tritis Mary cave in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta.