Taming Sari

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Taming Sari [ MALAY:TA-ming SA-ri ] ("flower shield" or "beautiful shield" ) is a famous kris in Malay folklore.wikipedia
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Kris

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Taming Sari [ MALAY:TA-ming SA-ri ] ("flower shield" or "beautiful shield" ) is a famous kris in Malay folklore.
Kris are used for display, as talismans with magical powers, weapons, a sanctified heirloom (pusaka), auxiliary equipment for court soldiers, an accessory for ceremonial dress, an indicator of social status, a symbol of heroism, etc. Legendary kris that possess supernatural power and extraordinary ability were mentioned in traditional folktales, such as those of Empu Gandring, Taming Sari, and Setan Kober.

Hang Tuah

It is believed to have been wielded by the legendary Malaccan warrior Hang Tuah, and is fabled to grant physical invulnerability to its wielder.
The Keris Taming Sari was named after its original owner, and was purported to be magical, empowering its owner with physical invulnerability.

Majapahit

Majapahit EmpireMajapahit KingdomKing of Majapahit
The Sejarah Melayu tells that the kris was made by a Javanese blacksmith (pandai besi) and wielded by the champion of Majapahit, a pendekar named Taming Sari from which the weapon derives its name.
The Malay legend of Kris Taming Sari is also attributed to Majapahit origin.

Malay folklore

MalayMalay mythologyfolklore
Taming Sari [ MALAY:TA-ming SA-ri ] ("flower shield" or "beautiful shield" ) is a famous kris in Malay folklore.

Malacca

MelakaMalacaMalakka
It is believed to have been wielded by the legendary Malaccan warrior Hang Tuah, and is fabled to grant physical invulnerability to its wielder.

Gold leaf

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The whole of the sampir (upper wooden part) and batang (lower part of the wooden sheath), was covered in gold leaf.

Malay Annals

Sejarah MelayuSulalatus al-SalatinSulalatus Salatin
The Sejarah Melayu tells that the kris was made by a Javanese blacksmith (pandai besi) and wielded by the champion of Majapahit, a pendekar named Taming Sari from which the weapon derives its name.

Javanese people

JavaneseJavaJavanese culture
The Sejarah Melayu tells that the kris was made by a Javanese blacksmith (pandai besi) and wielded by the champion of Majapahit, a pendekar named Taming Sari from which the weapon derives its name.

Pendekar

Pandeka
The Sejarah Melayu tells that the kris was made by a Javanese blacksmith (pandai besi) and wielded by the champion of Majapahit, a pendekar named Taming Sari from which the weapon derives its name.

Mount Ophir

Gunung LedangMount Ledangeponymous mountain
Later when Hang Tuah failed to bring back the princess from Gunung Ledang, he gave the kris to Tun Mamat to be returned to Sultan Mahmud Shah.

Mahmud Shah of Malacca

Mahmud ShahSultan Mahmud ShahSultan Mahmud
Later when Hang Tuah failed to bring back the princess from Gunung Ledang, he gave the kris to Tun Mamat to be returned to Sultan Mahmud Shah.

Sumatra

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When Malacca was captured by Portuguese conquistadores in the 16th century, Sultan Mahmud retreated to Kampar in Sumatra, bringing all of Malacca's state regalia.

Perak

GopengPerak Darul RidzuanSultanate of Perak
He passed the weapon along with the other royal regalia to his son Muzaffar Shah who later became the ruler of Perak.

Azlan Shah of Perak

Sultan Azlan ShahAzlan ShahSultan Azlan Shah of Perak
It is still kept in the palace of his descendant Sultan Azlan Shah today as part of the state's regalia.

Laksamana

First Admiral
Before the Taming Sari became part of the Perak royalty's regalia, it is believed to have been a hereditary article of the family of the laksamana (admiral) who for generations, through succession, ruled as the territorial chief of Hilir Perak.

Hilir Perak District

Hilir PerakLower Perak
Before the Taming Sari became part of the Perak royalty's regalia, it is believed to have been a hereditary article of the family of the laksamana (admiral) who for generations, through succession, ruled as the territorial chief of Hilir Perak.

Aristocracy (class)

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In 1876, he was arrested alongside many other rich aristocrats of his time for the alleged involvement in the murder of the first British Resident, James W.W. Birch.

Resident (title)

ResidentBritish ResidentMinister Resident
In 1876, he was arrested alongside many other rich aristocrats of his time for the alleged involvement in the murder of the first British Resident, James W.W. Birch.

James W. W. Birch

James Wheeler Woodford BirchJames W.W. BirchJ.W.W. Birch
In 1876, he was arrested alongside many other rich aristocrats of his time for the alleged involvement in the murder of the first British Resident, James W.W. Birch.

Taiping, Perak

TaipingLarutJalan Convent
Together with Datuk Shahbandar Uda Kediti (the territorial chief of Kerian), Sultan Abdullah (the reigning Perak monarch of the time) and Menteri Paduka Ngah Ibrahim (the administrator of tin-rich Larut), Laksamana Mohd Amin was banished to the Seychelles.

Seychelles

SeychelloisSeychelles IslandsRepublic of Seychelles
Together with Datuk Shahbandar Uda Kediti (the territorial chief of Kerian), Sultan Abdullah (the reigning Perak monarch of the time) and Menteri Paduka Ngah Ibrahim (the administrator of tin-rich Larut), Laksamana Mohd Amin was banished to the Seychelles.

Hang Jebat

After Hang Tuah was sentenced to death, Hang Jebat was conferred the coveted Taming Sari kris, a weapon formerly used by Hang Tuah.

Puteri Gunung Ledang (film)

Puteri Gunung LedangThe Princess of Mount Ledangfilm
Despite his supernatural prowess, he is defeated by Hang Tuah and his magical Taming Sari kris.