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Antique Bhuta Danganan Keris Hilt Figure carved from Deer Antler imbued with Demoniac Qualities

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Bhūtas are the demonic creatures of the underworld. In Bali, however, nature spirits and demigods are often equated to the bhūta as well. In Balinese folklore they are portrayed as hungry ghosts and wandering spirits. Yet not all of them are evil, for indeed, there are also many benevolent ones among them. Therefore, it is ...

Gigantic Sacred Silver-hued Badar Besi Stone Talisman empowered according to Traditional Banten Magic Method

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Generally, golden and silver badar besi stones are the rarest variants of this mystical amulet. Many legends surround the sacred elemental, telling us about the miraculous supernatural powers these amulets are believed to possess. According to the renowned dukuns living in Banten, West Java, genuine badar besi serves as a vessel for benevolent jinn, dhêmit, ...

Occult Parchment Taweez featuring Islamic Spells written in Arabic with the Archaic Syriac Script

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In the old days Malay Muslims made their pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia by boat, traveling from Indonesia to Malaysia, onwards to Bangladesh, from there to Southeast India, and then finally from Sri Lanka to Aden in Yemen. Pilgrims along this route often carried a talisman with them to ensure ...

Islamic Rosary made from Gold Akar Bahar Deep-Sea Coral Prayer Beads for Rembrance of Allah

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Deep-sea coral or akar bahar is highly valued for its magical and medicinal quality in Indonesia. However, gold coral (Kulamanamana haumeaae) is considered more precious than the other variants (e.g., black, grey, white, and red coral). Not only is gold coral extremely rare, it is generally also very old. Indeed, this type of coral has ...

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 ...