As one of the main character of Majapahit, Gajah Mada's name is very famous in Indonesian society in general. In the early days of independence, the leaders including Sukarno, often called the oath of Gajah Mada as the inspiration and the "proof" that this nation can be united, despite covering a vast territory and cultures different. Thus, Gajah Mada was the inspiration for the Indonesian national revolution for the independence efforts of Dutch colonialism.
Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta is a state university named after him. Indonesian telecommunications satellite that first called the Palapa satellite, which highlights its role as a unifying telecommunications Indonesian people. Many cities in Indonesia has a street named Gajah Mada, but interesting to note that not the case with the cities in West Java.
The books of historical fiction and radio plays are still frequently told Gajah Mada and the struggle to expand the power of Majapahit in the archipelago with Palapanya Oath, as well as the work of sculpture, painting, and others.
This is the content of the " SUMPAH PALAPA"
Sira Gajah Mada pepatih amungkubumi tan ayun amukti palapa, sira Gajah Mada: Lamun huwus kalah nusantara ingsun amukti palapa, lamun kalah ring Gurun, ring Seram, Tañjungpura, ring Haru, ring Pahang, Dompu, ring Bali, Sunda, Palembang, Tumasik, samana ingsun amukti palapa.
means : Gajah Mada sang Mahapatih tak akan menikmati palapa, berkata Gajah Mada, "Selama aku belum menyatukan Nusantara, aku takkan menikmati palapa. Sebelum aku menaklukkan Pulau Gurun, Pulau Seram, Tanjungpura, Pulau Haru, Pahang, Dompu, Pulau Bali, Sunda, Palembang dan Tumasik, aku takkan mencicipi palapa.
if we read the contents of the oath is, how much soul nasionalism which is owned by an GAJAH MADA. So a reasonable, if the founders of this nation Indonesia, inspired by the meaning of the "SUMPAH PALAPA".
greetings Indonesia, hopefully this paper can make up the soul of our nationalism as the forerunner of this nation. "united we stand divided we fall" embody lofty ideals nation Indonesia.