Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

Things to do: visiting a SHAMAN in Yogyakarta

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Looking for A shaman?

That question were my first response after international traveler asking me where the shaman place is. I just surprised at that moment cause i never knew that abroad traveler interest to Shaman. So, that’s the reason i write it in this article. I hope it can be useful and the west people understand about shaman in the east.

Shaman or indigenous magical practitioner is ‘Dukun’ or ‘Paranormal’ or ‘Orang pintar’ in Indonesian language. It refer to the person who have special skill that extra ordinary than common people. Usually shaman specialized in one field/area (sector). Such as health, art & show, prophecy, removing bad luck, removing rain, ceremony to get bless from the nature etc. But, a shaman could have more than one field (area) ability to take care or handle. Like health and bless ceremony for the sample.

In the health category, it can be derivative to many specialized field such as:
– Herbal medicine shaman
– Baby and birthing shaman
– Bones shaman
– Muscle and nerves massage shaman

Shaman specialized  in art & culture show usually take care the artist/dancer who got trance. The show usually is a traditional local performance. Like kecak dance in Bali or Kuda Lumping dance in Java or Jathilan dance in Yogyakarta. The dancer got trance and spike his body by a weapon or eating a pieces of glass. In that case, a shaman responsible to what happening and make sure everything is fine/safe for  the dancer.

SHAMAN IN ‘KUDA LUMPING’ DANCE

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Shaman specialized  in removing bad luck sometime they also take care for boosting carrier or position for the people who needs their services. They can make your boss to be respect to you or sympathy to you.

Shaman specialized removing a rain? You must be kidding!
No, i’m not joking. This phenomenon is happened in Indonesia.
Well, most of Indonesian need this kind of shaman cause they have an event such as wedding party, death ceremony, tribal ceremony etc. So, they need shaman helps to removing dark clouds or rain in order to avoid rain fall in their area. Today, people still needs this service for wedding party, football match, road race, music concert, high official ceremony etc. We called this kind of shaman with ‘Pawang hujan’.

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Shaman specialized  in prophecy usually can predict your life in the future. He can read your profile, character and habits. In fact a shaman can predict your mate, health, carrier, wealth in the future.

The last shaman that i described in this article is the most wanted by international traveler. Thus, i will give more detail about this shaman. A shaman who specialized in prophecy:

SHINSE ROBERT

Shinse is chinese language for shaman. But, mostly used for herbal medicine shaman more or less.

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Shinse Robert is so famous in Yogyakarta. I’ve been watch him so many times in local television. He can read your profile, character and habits so precisely. Even his customer far away and talk to him just by phone, he can describe so precisely. He also can predict your mate, health and suitable job/business for you.

Well, he can do that with conditions. You should give your name, birthday and weton.
Weton is your birthday and pasaran day. Pasaran is five days in a week in javanese calendar.
If you didn’t understand, you can ask him how to calculate your weton and pasaran.

After you give the info of yours to him, he will describe you very well. He also can understand your big problem without you asking to him first. No need to ask, he will describe your problem and give the solution for you.

He also can predict your mate and the year that you will met.
He also can predict you best time for your carrier or business.
So, if you have interest about these topic, you can visit him.

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WHERE IS IT?

ADDRESS:
Perumahan Griya Surya Asri Blok A-1 Nologaten 189, Yogyakarta (Jl. Bantul Dongkelan / belakang pasar PASTY)

MAP:
HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Jokteng kulon halte. Then take a walk or use taxi motor to the location. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Malioboro Shelter/halte,
Then take Route 3A – Stop in Jokteng Kulon Shelter/halte
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 3A at Malioboro halte – Stop in Jokteng Kulon Shelter/halte
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route  3B – Stop in Jokteng Kulon Shelter/halte
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2A – Stop in Malioboro Shelter/halte,
Then please take Route 3A at Malioboro halte – Stop in Jokteng Kulon Shelter/halte

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 am until 9:30 pm.

OPEN HOURS:
Every 12th-24th in every month.
9.00 A.M – 4.00 P.M
Sunday & Indonesian holiday are closed.

CONTACT:
Phone:
+62274 411 870
+6281 7272 967
+6281 7936 848
+6283 6789 6789

HOW MUCH IT COST?

IDR 200K
Not include the herbs and the honey.

 

MASTER SIGIT (REIKI MASTER)

Reiki technique came from Japan. Reiki mean Nature Power/Energy. (Rei = Nature, Ki = Energy).

yogya-backpacker_shaman_mister_sigit_reiki_master_1 At first time i come, i don’t believe to this healing until i found that i healed by this therapy. That’s why i always bring international traveler who had sickness/disease to be healed in here. Such as Vietnamese who had problem to control and calm his mind, Spanish who had big swollen bump after bite by mosquito and Argentinian who deaf on her right ear. Magically they all healed.

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The best things in here is no fixed price/rate to pay the service. You just pay how much you want and able to pay. This healing therapy is like social responsibility, that’s why no rate to pay the service. Even if you don’t have a money, you don’t have to pay this service.

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WHERE IS IT?

ADDRESS:
Jl. Cempaka No. 11 B Poh Rubuh Condong Catur, Depok, Sleman, Yogyakarta (Barat PPPG Matematika)

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Condong catur bus station. Then take a walk or use taxi motor to the location. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Condong catur bus station,
Then take a walk or take a taxi motor.
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 1A at Malioboro halte – Stop in Airport Shelter/halte
Then please take Route 3A – Stop in Condong catur bus station,
Then take a walk or take a taxi motor.
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route  3A – Stop in Condong catur bus station
Then take a walk or take a taxi motor.
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2B – Stop in Condong catur bus station,
Then please take Then take a walk or take a taxi motor.

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 am until 9:30 pm.

OPEN HOURS:
Everyday.
9.00 A.M – 9.00 P.M

CONTACT:
Phone:
+62274 883 561 (Home)
+6281 2272 0838
+62823 2757 0375

HOW MUCH IT COST?

DONATION
You can give any money that you feel worth it for him. In fact, you don’t have to give him any money if you don’t have money or bankrupt.

 

MARGONO THE MASSAGER

Mr Margono is the massager that i visited when i was student. I had ankle problem after play football with my classmate. Before i visited him, i visited some massager to get healing process. But, no massager can heal my problem with 100%. They just gave me felt better, but not 100% healed. Then, my friend suggest me to visit Mr Margono near Mandala Krida stadium. I surprised when he able to fix my ankle. He told also how my ankle problem can not be fixed by other massager. His hand can reach the deep and soft nerve that locked between the joint. Well, i’m not sure about that because i’m not the doctor or biologist. But, it works for me.

After many times visit, i realized that he more than common people. He can understand your problem, background, etc. He doing a lot of meditation in the night. Also some ‘laku’ or in other words is a unique way to get enlightment or supranatural power from the god. Javanese people believe this unique way is a way to be ‘orang pintar’ or ‘paranormal’. Sometime the way is not logic like fasting whole day for 40 days, meditation in the cave or river, mount or cemetery, fasting without eating foods from alive animals, act like beggar or crazy people for some months, etc.

Well, it doesn’t really matter how he got the ‘power’ since he love to help other people. I just believe if you help other people then you will have a good karma. He also never ask the money for his services. That’s why i always bring international traveler who had muscle problem or maybe nerve problem. Magically they all 100% healed.

WHERE IS IT?

ADDRESS:
Jl Sanggrahan 2 Timoho

MAP:

 

VIDEO:

HOW MUCH IT COST?

DONATION
You can give any money that you feel worth it for him. If you don’t have money or bankrupt, you don’t have to give him any money. Helping each other is his motto.

7 thoughts on “Things to do: visiting a SHAMAN in Yogyakarta

  1. Benny

    Hello, i am from Bantul Yogyakarta
    Can you tell me how the fees charged for medical consultations and life forecasting with Shinse Robert?
    I saw him on tv

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      Hello,
      Well, it’s expensive actually.
      I forget the number.
      Maybe around 100k-200k, not include the ‘madu jepang” of Shinse Robert.
      But, if you want to get free consultations,
      you can watch live on Jogja TV and contacting him.
      He will explain your problems, illness and the solutions for free.

  2. Lucila

    Hello
    I wanted to share my experience with Shinse Robert.
    Thanks to Roni, who acted as a translator for me (Shinse robert doesn’t speak any english) I could visit him and receive some of his advice.
    Robert never finished school, he doesn’t know how to write or read and just by asking you your date of bird he can tell a lot about a person. He calculated my life path’s number using numerology (as I have done it before, I can say it was accurate) and he also used some other technique which I am not aware of, to know more things about me. He was very accurate in some aspects (such as telling me which parts of my body are ill, aspects of my personality and my character) but also said some thing that were not true for me. He talked a lot about my future, how do I deal with situations and people and what do I need to improve.

    I think he has a gift. He knows how to read people and sense things but he wasn’t quite what I was looking for. I felt he put a lot of emphasis in my future and even when this might be a topic of concern for many people, it is not for me. I wish to know more about my current/ present situation and how to deal with it than whatever is going to happen after.
    I think it’s very hard to give a impartial opinion as we all are different and expect different things from a visit to a Shaman. Our perception and expectations are define by who we are and that’s something very unique.

    I guess is worth it to give it a try if you don’t mind paying the 200k fee and have some curiosity and spare time. He spent about 40 minutes taking to me. Be ready to have your personal life exposed as there will be some other people in the room while he reveals you deepest secrets haha

    Best of luck and thanks Roni for a great day!

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      You’re welcome, Lucila.
      Maybe next time you can visit another shaman.
      Mr Margono, he is javanese shaman, he use different technique.
      He speaks with your inside soul, maybe that’s why he is so accurate telling about you.
      Massaging is another of his skill.
      Mr Margono never ask for money.
      If you want to give donation for him you can give it.
      But, if you don’t want it, then it’s ok for him.
      Helping each other is his motto.
      Just another shaman to fulfill your curiosity.

      Have a great day too, Lucila!

      1. Kanga

        Hello, do you have the contact of Dr Magrono? On this page I see the contact of Shinse Robert and Master Sigit, but not Dr Magrono!

        Thank you!

        1. kunzyogya Post author

          Hello,
          Mr Margono can’t speak english actually.
          Well, i need his permit first to publish his number.
          I will send you his number via email.

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