Who don’t know pis bolong? pis bolong is a coin with a quadrangle hole in the center. This coin is very well known in society especially in Bali. It has an important role for Hinduism ceremony in Bali. Besides that, people believe that pis bolong has magical powers that affect to the owner. Because of its power, there are many people search and use it as the talisman.
Pis bolong is believed coming from China. It is evident from the story of king Jaya Pangus who married a girl from China named Kang Cie Wie. Here, She gave requirement in order Jaya Pangus did mepandes ( tooth filling ceremony) and used her coin (Chinese coin) in their wedding ceremony.
Some kinds of pis bolong which has miracles such as pis bolong Nawa Sange, Panca Pandawa, Bima, Arjuna, Nakula Sahadewa, Kresna, Sangut Tualen and Bulan. However the existences of those are very rare. So, to get original pis bolong people need to do special meditation in haunted or certain area like mounts, temple, downhill and kelebutan (water resources).
These are some coins (pis bolong) which have magical power like pis bolong Nawe Sange is a coin that contains nine images of gods that keep nine cardinal directions. Those gods are manifestations of God. This coin has function to protect yourself and lead humanity towards spiritual. There is also pis bolong Panca Pandawa. It contains the images of Panca Pandawa figures. They are Yudistira, Bima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadewa. This coin believed can give charisma and authority.
In addition to pis bolong Panca Pandawa that describes five figures in one coin. There are also pis bolong that only consist of one figure from Panca Pandawa. Like pis bolong Bima is a coin that has a function as a talisman in war. It can give proficiency and courage. Then, pis bolong Arjuna can be used to attract the hearts of women. The last one is Pis bolong Nakula and Sahadewa. It is believed to protect the owner from black magic attack.
Magical pis bolong is not only found in pis bolong Panca Pandawa but also in pis bolong Kresna, Sangut Tualen and Bulan. Person who has pis bolong Kresna will have an ability to lead other toward truth and glory. Furthermore, Pis bolong Sangut Tualen cause the person act discreet in encountering the problem and pis bolong Bulan has a supernatural influence to maintain relationships.
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