Tag Archives Kalimantan

Magic Moonstone Jewel Ring possessing Spiritual Qualities that ensure Successful Progress

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The moon is a spiritual symbol of light in Indonesian mystical culture. As a nocturnal source of light, it dispels all darkness, so that beings can see in the night. Lunar phases are considered to be particularly auspicious times for people who want to improve their fate and karma. It is said, that, when a ...

Indonesian Herbal Aphrodisiac of Natural Black Long Jack Plant Roots

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Long jack (Lat. Eurycoma longifolia) is a medicinal plant native to Indonesia. Its roots have natural healing properties, which is why they are used in traditional Indonesian medicine for the making of herbal remedies and supplements. The plant's name in Indonesian (bida(da)ri laut) means "celestial sea nymph" (Sanskrit: apsarāḥ), referring to its aphrodisiacal quality. However, ...

Indonesian Garuda Claw Ring with an Empowered Agate Stone to promote Resourcefulness

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Apart from a dukun's psychic abilities, occultic powers can also be found in nature and the elements. Many types of crystals and gemstones occur naturally in many places in Indonesia. Indeed, thanks to a large number of volcanoes, the geological conditions of the archipelago make it possible for minerals to transform into precious and semi-precious ...

Sorcerous Headhunting Mandau Dagger with Wild Pig’s Teeth, Hair, and Bone Ornaments

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Although the sinister practice of headhunting has been discontinued decades ago, the material culture of indigenous tribes continues to be valued by people in Indonesia today. Ancient Indonesian artefacts such as swords (pedang), daggers (keris), machetes (golok), and spears (tombak), attest to the cultural significance of traditional weaponry. The same holds true for the mandau; ...

Indigenous Indonesian Shamanic Porcupine Potion to achieve Commanding Power

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The indigenous tribes living in the rain forests of Kalimantan have a close relationship with nature and the wild animals in this environment. Amongst several other animals, the porcupine plays a central role in Indonesian shamanism. Its sharp quills are believed to possess supernatural powers, which make them ideal ingredients for traditional amulets and talismans. The ...