Ethnographic Arms & Armour
 

Go Back   Ethnographic Arms & Armour > Discussion Forums > Keris Warung Kopi

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 1st December 2022, 10:55 PM   #61
A. G. Maisey
Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 6,338
Default

Marco, I've been thinking about this idea you have floated since you put it up.

I'm still thinking.

I can only recall one person whom I have known well, during my lifetime, who was blind. She was not always blind, but grew blind as she became older, I did not meet her until she was past 100 years old, maybe 102, I think she lived to around 105. When I knew her she was definitely 100% blind.

She was Chinese-Javanese, she came from a family that had a number of people in the family with acknowledged para-normal gifts --- or curses, depending on how the person concerned perceived their particular abilities.

I cannot comment upon whether or not she had ever had any sort of feelings generated by keris, but I do know that she was able to tell about people by handling something that the person owned. In fact, the reason I met her in the first place was because that family wanted her opinion on me. She had my watch for a couple of hours. Apparently my watch told her a pretty good story about me.

She could also have dreams and ideas about happenings & people that mostly were understandable & true, but not always exactly in the way that she saw something, what she saw was things represented by symbolism that needed to be interpreted. I'm not sure how this worked.

I think if she ever had been given a keris to comment on she would have received some sort of feedback from it.
A. G. Maisey is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Posts are regarded as being copyrighted by their authors and the act of posting material is deemed to be a granting of an irrevocable nonexclusive license for display here.