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Sacred Iron Keris Blade Pendant featuring Meteorite Pamor Udan Mas Pattern of Prosperity

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The iron blade of the Indonesian keris serves as a vessel for magic power. As a receptacle for esoteric energy, the blade's pamor pattern determines the ultimate quality of the sacred dagger. Generally, a pamor motif containing meteorite is considered superior to those forged from ordinary metals like nickel and steel. This, of course, is ...

Deerskin Locket inlaid with Rough Obsidian Gemstones

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High-quality charms of Indonesian mystical tradition are generally known for the rare and exclusive materials they contain. Among others, genuine Javan deerskin is considered one of the finest elements in sacred objects, including amulets and talismans. Javan rusa deers are rarely seen in the open, for they like to dwell in the dense forest areas. ...

Brahma Resi Hermit Sage Talisman with Magical Mala Prayer Beads

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Brahma Rishi (Sanskrit: brahmaṛṣi; Javanese: brama rêsi) are considered to be the holiest hermit sages (resi) of all. This type of saint is a brahmanical seer who possesses the highest spiritual wisdom, i.e. brahmajñāna. Thus, the Brahma Rishi is regarded as the patriarch of ancient Hinduism, also known as (Vedic) Brahmanism. As such, he is ...

Terracotta Amulet of Kala Rahu Demon flanked by Two Mythical Naga Serpent Spirits

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Kala Rahu or Batara Kala (Sanskrit: Rāhu) is a Hindu-Buddhist demon (Sanskrit: asura). According ancient Indian mythology Rahu is the 'Lord of the Asuras', though in traditional Javanese and Balinese culture he is more commonly referred to as the 'Lord of Time'. Rahu managed to become partially immortal after he drank some of the nectar ...

Animist Tuyul Infant Spirit Locket made from Cemetery Earths, Ashes and Herbs

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Tuyuls are a special class of spiritual entities in the animist spirit world of Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand). The term 'tuyul' itself refers to the spirit of an infant; i.e. a baby ghost. These mystic child spirits are believed to dwell in eerie places, such as graveyards, dense forests, haunted sites, etc. Likewise, ...