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Old Por Gae Ruesi Seer and Elephant-headed Ganesha God Amulet fueled by Ancient Khom Incantations

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Made around 2520-2529 BE (1977-1986) in Chainat Province, this old Thai amulet is a classic masterpiece containing a unique blend of traditional Hindu and Buddhist magic. On one side of the amulet the elephant-headed god Ganesha (Sanskrit: Gaṇeśa), son of Shiva (Śiva) and Parvati (Pārvatī), is depicted. On the other side, the mythical seer (Thai: ...

Silver Kresna Wayang Shadow Puppet Pendant and Necklace endowed with Virtuous Qualities of Love and Kindness

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Kresna is the Javanese name for the Indian Hindu god Krishna (Sanskrit: Kṛṣṇa), one of the avatars of Vishnu (Sanskrit: Viṣṇu; Javanese: Whisnu). This divinity plays a major role in the mythological epics of the Mahābhārata and Bhagavad Gītā. Faithful Hindus in Bali and Java, as well as in India, worship him as the god ...

Silver Naga Dragon Pendant for Excessive Wealth through Business and Gambling

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The dragon is a popular mythical creature in many cultures around the world. In Indonesia they use the term 'naga' (Sanskrit: nāga) to refer to these ferocious serpentine beings that are featured in several ancient legends in traditional Hindu and Buddhist mythology. Its mythological characteristics have been evoken using a powerful nāga mantra during the ...

Balinese Ganesha Elephant Head God Pendant including Solid Silver Necklace

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In Bali, the elephant head god Gaṇeśa holds a special place in the daily ritual worship that is performed by the indigenous Hindu community. The deity is primarily associated with good fortune. Hence the owner of this traditional Indonesian amulet can beseech Gaṇeśa for blessings before starting a job or beginning any other new and ...

Balinese Silver Naga Snake Ring with Gold-Plated Hood and Red Ruby Crown

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The Balinese ring is made by hand, using 92.5% genuine silver. The unique model of the talismanic ring represents a mythical nāga snake deity, which is worshipped in both Hindu and Buddhist traditions. It also contains a small piece of gold-plated decoration and a dark blood red ruby gemstone on the head of the nāga ...