Sacred Cloth depicting Semar, the Spiritual Ancestor of Java

Sacred Cloth depicting Semar, the Spiritual Ancestor of Java

Pre-Islamic Indonesia embraced a vast pantheon of divinities, which incorporated Hindu-Buddhist gods and animist deities. In spite of obvious traces of Indian mythology, Semar is believed to be a local deity indigenous to Java. Traditionally, Semar is considered the elder brother of the god Batara Guru, i.e. the Hindu god Śiva in traditional Javanese wayang […]

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Handmade Taweez with Magical Ability to Build Trust, Credibility, and Respect

Handmade Taweez with Magical Ability to Build Trust, Credibility, and Respect

Handmade amulets and talismans are becoming ever rarer in contemporary mystical tradition. In fact, very few masters in today’s occult scene still follow the traditional ways of authentic ritual magic. Yet in Indonesia today there are still true magicians active who produce and consecrate amulets according proper method of olden times. It can thus be […]

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Semar Statue made from Sacred Brass Alloy mixed with Ancient Artifacts

Semar Statue made from Sacred Brass Alloy mixed with Ancient Artifacts

Semar is a god whose origins are rooted in Indonesian mythology from the time of ancestral worship approximately 3500 years ago. The Javanese regard Semar as the spiritual ancestor of the indigenous population of Nusantara (i.e. the Indonesian archipelago). This ancient deity embodies the core teachings of Javanese mystical tradition (Kejawen) in regard to metaphysical […]

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Indonesian Shamanic Cloth featuring Mythical Garuda Bird and Tiger in Combination with Ancient Islamic Mystical Incantations

Indonesian Shamanic Cloth featuring Mythical Garuda Bird and Tiger in Combination with Ancient Islamic Mystical Incantations

Indonesian shamanic tradition is syncretic in nature, not only in its origin but also in its beliefs. Therefore one can find a considerably rich diversity of mystical teachings in Indonesian shamanism. In this context, the ancient Javanese animist belief system (Kejawen) seems to go hand in hand with contemporary Islamic mysticism (i.e. Sufism; Kebatinan). This […]

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Magical Sharksucker Love Amulet – Quintessential Indonesian Animist Attraction Charm

Magical Sharksucker Love Amulet – Quintessential Indonesian Animist Attraction Charm

The magical sharksucker love amulet is, by and large, the most quintessential Indonesian animist attraction charm. This rare and unusual type of amulet is made from the sucking disc of a slender sharksucker (Echeneis naucrates), a highly unusual fin situated on the top of the head of a tropical deep sea fish. With this sucker-like […]

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