Tag Archives Pusaka

East Javanese Keris Carita Gandu Luk 11 from the Hindu-Buddhist Tangguh Janggala Era (11th–12th Century CE)

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The ancient blade of this keris is forged from top-quality iron. Based on the extraordinary quality of iron and the remarkable forging skills of the empu (blacksmith), it is estimated that this keris was made in the tangguh Janggala era (11th–12th century CE) in East Java, Indonesia. After the Srivijaya invasion in the ancient Javanese ...

Sacred Brazen Pusaka Whip Amulet inhabited by a Wealthy Naga Spirit of the Underworld

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The so-called pusaka whip is a special type of amulet in its own right. Amulets of this kind possess enormous esoteric power due to the intrinsic nature of the inhabiting mythical naga (Sanskrit: nāga) spirit. Nagas are mythological creatures which resemble a mixture of a dragon and serpent. These serpentine deities have their roots in ...

Keris Kebo Teki Luk 5 with Pamor Wos Wutah made in the Tangguh Tuban Era (14th Century CE)

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The majority of traditional Javanese Kebo dapur keris models has a straight blade. There are, however, a few exceptions, like the Kebo Dendeng and Dengen variants, which both have five waves (luk). Although this keris does has a waved-blade, it is neither a Dendeng nor Dengen type of Kebo; it is, in fact, a Kebo ...

Pusaka Tube Flask containing Magic Metal Nail to bring Prosperity, Success and Safety at Home, Office, Shop, Etc.

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Indonesia is world famous for its lofty heirlooms, which are also known as 'pusaka'. Pusaka is a general term that can refer to any one of the many traditional heirlooms, including keris daggers and tombak spears, which can be found in the mystical world of Indonesian tosan aji (i.e. sacred metals). It should be noted, ...

Safekeeping Pusaka Bag for Storage of Assets or Other Items of Value

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Anyone who owns a lot of assets or other items of value knows the importance of having a properly protected storage. But sometimes mere safekeeping does not suffice, for indeed, some valuables require additional security measures. This is particularly true for sacred heirlooms (pusaka) and other mystical objects (e.g. precious stones, taweez, talismanic scrolls) which ...