Tag Archives Magic Scrolls

Talismanic Scroll offering Succor and Protection from Obscurations of Avarice and Miserliness

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Tubular amulets are a popular phenomenon in Southeast Asia. Just like Thai takrut, for example, Indonesian talismanic scrolls often serve as a spiritual means to protect the wearer from danger. This type of talisman usually is worn around the waist or carried in one's pocket. It is believed that its magical power can avoid potential ...

Large Indonesian Occult Bottle designed to ensure a Positive Home and Business Environment

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Generally, occult bottles are among the rarer types of amulets to be found in Indonesia. Nowadays people usually prefer to carry an amulet on your person, while in the old days it was preferable to keep it in a special place inside or near your residence or place of work. A talismanic flask containing multiple ...

Magical Gecko Money Charm inlaid with Clear Quartz Crystal Gemstones for Successful Business, Gambling and Lottery Ventures

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In Indonesian culture geckos are being associated with good luck and fortune. The distinct sound made by the Asian house gecko (Latin: Hemidactylus frenatus) is considered to be auspicious, too. It is believed, that, when there is a cicak (the Indonesian name for this particular type of lizard) in one's residence, then this is an ...

Banten Talisman Scroll containing Secret Magic Formulas covered in Sacred Cloth

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Banten Province in West Java can be readily considered the mainstay of traditional Indonesian magic. This due to the fact that the island of Java as a whole, and the western province in particular, is home to some of the country's foremost lineages of spiritual masters. Among them are the revered sorcerers Banten, who are ...

Dwarapala Tutelary Spirit Amulet from Sacred Powders and Ashes, including Talismanic Scroll

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Dwarapala (Sanskrit: dvārapālā) is a Hindu-Buddhist tutelary deity. In traditional Indonesian temple architecture, a Dwarapala statue stands at the main entrance of the temple complex. Besides being the celestial gatekeeper of the sacred temple compound, the tutelary spirit is also the protector of the Dharma (cosmic law and order). As such, this particular asura demon ...