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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,759
Posted By Pusaka
A. G. Maisey My keris never flew however, just...

A. G. Maisey

My keris never flew however, just rattled, perhaps I lacked the magical potency to make a flying keris :D
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,047
Posted By Pusaka
A. G. Maisey One problem is why shouldn't Iron...

A. G. Maisey

One problem is why shouldn't Iron be mentioned in the Vedas when everything else is. If at the time the Vedas were composed they knew about it they would have wrote about it. The term...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st January 2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,297
Posted By Pusaka
Have you tried to prick the blade with a needle...

Have you tried to prick the blade with a needle to see how hard the material is?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st January 2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,297
Posted By Pusaka
Dirty Iron is what we call Iron with lots of non...

Dirty Iron is what we call Iron with lots of non metallic components. The forging process drives them out forming sparks as you strike the Iron. The purer the Iron becomes the less sparks formed. No...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,297
Posted By Pusaka
It is quite strange that it should float on water...

It is quite strange that it should float on water even if it were spongy, and then why should it be spongy? Acid would waste the blade away unless the alloy was composed of two metals one which is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,047
Posted By Pusaka
At the time the Vedas were wrote (and thus the...

At the time the Vedas were wrote (and thus the horse sacrifices) I think they only had copper and bronze blades so there was no possibility of using an Iron or steel blade. Some Indians claim however...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,759
Posted By Pusaka
After a while I began to understand that the...

After a while I began to understand that the reason it rattles has nothing to do with being alive or warning of danger. Basically the process makes the blade responsive to energy fields and then when...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,759
Posted By Pusaka
Methods that have been lost over time but...

Methods that have been lost over time but everything that was will be again and again such things will become more common like the swing of a pendulum. As I said in my experience if you do not "feed"...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th January 2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,297
Posted By Pusaka
In respect to keris though and placing the symbol...

In respect to keris though and placing the symbol on the keris in this particular way it has a specific meaning. It is not just a Lam-Alif the third letter is invisible which is the point of the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th January 2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,297
Posted By Pusaka
If I remember correctly it is also a letter of...

If I remember correctly it is also a letter of the runic alphabet, I would like to know what its Indian meaning is, why it would be chosen to put on an armour piercings arrow head.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th January 2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pusaka
Some time ago I seen a Badik with a suasa blade....

Some time ago I seen a Badik with a suasa blade. What really would be the use of such a blade other then as some type of amulet. I did like the colour of the blade though pinkish and no tarnishing as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,759
Posted By Pusaka
The first time I seen a keris rattling was at a...

The first time I seen a keris rattling was at a gurus place, actually it was unfortunate because the keris started rattling precisely as I walked into the room and approached him. I looked at the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,759
Posted By Pusaka
Did I mention that I have twice witnessed keris...

Did I mention that I have twice witnessed keris rattling ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,297
Posted By Pusaka
This symbol relates to Sufi type knowledge and...

This symbol relates to Sufi type knowledge and therefore would not pre date the spread of Islam in Indonesia. I believe this specific knowledge has its origins with the Wali Sunan Bonang who then...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By Pusaka
Yes yellow has something to do with protection....

Yes yellow has something to do with protection. When a keris is tied to a house beam yellow ribbon is often used and I think that is no coincidence.

Garuda is the Sun bird so it makes sense that...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,759
Posted By Pusaka
I dont believe keris can fly but I do believe...

I dont believe keris can fly but I do believe they can rattle.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,297
Posted By Pusaka
The symbol on the keris is interesting, it is...

The symbol on the keris is interesting, it is used in Silat to denote a knowledge of ilmu kebatinan.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pusaka
Brass Keris

I have noticed the number of brass keris for sale has increased over the years that I have been looking at on line auctions.

What is the history of copper alloy keris (brass,bronze,copper etc) do...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By Pusaka
I am guessing yellow is a royal colour in...

I am guessing yellow is a royal colour in Malaysia since everything in the pic of the royal palace is yellow including their clothes.

I have also noticed keris are often in yellow bags, on yellow...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st December 2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,024
Posted By Pusaka
It occurred to me that if Bhima is the empu and...

It occurred to me that if Bhima is the empu and Arjuna manning the bellows in the Candi Sukuh carving then the creation of this keris is attributed to the Kshatriyas caste since Bhima/Arjuna both...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd December 2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,690
Posted By Pusaka
Keris for comment

This was one of the first keris I ever purchased and also one of my favourite. What is unusual about it is the grove running down the blade. I have never known what was the name of the pamor. Years...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd December 2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,987
Posted By Pusaka
One teacher said to me what you know makes you...

One teacher said to me what you know makes you unique, giving it away is giving away your uniqueness.

On the other hand however it is part of the oath many initiates take that they must impart their...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd December 2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,024
Posted By Pusaka
Do you know if anyone has compiled English...

Do you know if anyone has compiled English translations of these text, particularly interested in the title I mentioned above.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,024
Posted By Pusaka
A.G.Maisey, thanks for the info. I am stuck to...

A.G.Maisey, thanks for the info. I am stuck to using the web and even worse translated versions.

My interest was inspired by recalling what a guru told me, he said his teacher the sat guru believed...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,024
Posted By Pusaka
"Bathara Anggajali is the son Bathara Ramadi...

"Bathara Anggajali is the son Bathara Ramadi / Ramayadi, an expert blacksmith who was appointed as a god. Just like his father, also a blacksmith Bathara Anggajali reliable and skilled. Bathara...
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