IBAN AUGURY – 10 STRENGTHENING AND NEUTRALIZING OMENS

10 STRENGTHENING AND NEUTRALIZING OMENS

THE TUAI BURONG

for the purpose of divination.

ORANG TAU MAKAI BURONG OR DUKUN BURONG

BURONG NGAJONG LABA (ANIMALS WHICH SEND A STROKE OF LUCK)

When Singalang Burong and his brothers separated from the other deities and from the Iban ancestors, Raja Simpulang Gana, one of Singalang Burong’s younger brothers and the Iban god of agriculture, assured the latter that only the following kinds of animals are empowered by the deities to send a stroke of luck (nganjong laba) to human farmers in the world of man:

Name of animal in IbanDescription in English
Belangkiang – A lizard with a white stripe along its mouth
Ulat Bulu – Hairy caterpillar
Ingkat – Tarsier
Bengkang – Slow Loris
Menarat – Monitor Lizard
Pelandok – Mousedeer
Landak – Porcupine
Kijang – Barking deer
Beruang – Bear
Jani or Babi Babas – Wild boar
Rusa – Sambar deer

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