Tag Archives Charisma & Leadership

mKeris Megantara Luk 7 for Leadership and Convincing Speech

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This Megantara luk 7 is a contemporary keris (kamardikan) based on the dapur Megantara from the tangguh Mataram era (late 16th–early 18th century). The blade has seven waves, or luk, symbolizing leadership and authority. The symbolic meaning of these 7 luks also stands for convincing speech, which leads to improvement of one's social communication skills ...

Mandau Dayak Headhunter’s Sword

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In ancient times, the indigenous population of Kalimantan – the Dayaks – were feared as notorious headhunters. The headhunting Dayaks executed their fearsome practices through using a traditional mandau sword. Throughout the centuries, this has caused the mandau to become inextricably linked to headhunting. However, due the decline of the Dayaks' ancient traditions in the early ...

Tiger Head Rêsi Master Amulet made from Sacred Metals, Minerals and Stones + Magical Yantra Scroll

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This amulet is made and consecrated by the Buddhist monk Luang Por Kalong of Wat Kaolam, Thailand. Before Luang Por Kalong would consecrate an item or give someone his blessings, he would first touch with his thumb a crystal fang in the roof cavity of his mouth; a supernatural feature similar to that of the ...

Tiger Rêsi Statuette with Magical Yantra Scroll and Tiger Fur

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This statuette is made and consecrated by the Buddhist monk Luang Por Samang, the abbot of Wat Bang Phra. On the base of the statuette, there are sacred characters handwritten by Luang Por Samang himself. There is also a tiny metal scroll with yantras inscribed on it and a piece of tiger fur inserted in ...

Keris Pajang Sengkelat with Pamor Kulit Semangka and Sacred Wooden Hilt and Sheath

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The dapur Sengkelat has a blade that features thirteen waves (luk). However, a keris with a Sengkelat dapur is often mistaken for a dapur Parungsari since these are in many ways similar to each other. The only difference being, that the dapur Parungsari features two lambe gajah, whereas the dapur Sengkelat only has one. There ...