Raja Kayu King of Wood Malaysian Treasure Wood
Raja Kayu or Kayu Raja (King of wood) is the Supreme King in the forest among all different spieces of trees, and therefore is commonly called King of Wood, or Saint Wood. It grows in tropical rain forest enduring the ever-changing natural environment. It constantly absorbing the power from the sun and the moon essence, after hundreds of years of tempering and raises its own unique spiritual and Emmanuel.
Deep into the forest, it is almost invisible to sunlight all day long which provide the best environmrent for evil spirits to gather. Raja Kayu (King of wood) emits powerful Charms and Amulets which gives protection to the Malaysian indigenous people all the way since very long time ago. It is a must have for them if they are to survive in the forest. World is changing rapidly and evil things and encounters are happening almost everyday. Therefore, we civilized citizens also need some natural magic Amulets to protect ourselve.
Malaysia's native have been living in harmony with the tropical rainforest for years. Nature has influenced so much of their lifestyle and they must rely on nature to heal their deceases and avoid the invasion of the evil spirits within the forest. According to the statement of the native peoples of Malaysia, a lot of forest tree possess special power and magical energy. Tree such as: Raya Kayu, black gold tree or good will tree etc, can help them cure deceases and contains magical energy, therefore the Aboriginal of Malaysia admires the mysterious energy of the forest deeply.
Tree called "Kayu Raja" or "Raja Kayu" is the king among all the forest tree, the Chinese called it "King of Wood" or "Saint Tree". This tree is very difficult to find but very easy to identify, because the Jaya Kayu is growing alone in the area with all other trees nearby bended down to it . When Raja Kayu is fully grown, all nearby plants must stop their growth and starting to bow to the Jaya Kayu. The strange tree king leaves,which has no stems, all leaves are growing towards the sky.
The most amazing feature of Kuya Raja is that it is tranlucent, shining a flashlight through the wood chips, the light will penetrate the wood chips. When you see the wood is tranlucent, most people will be very confused and fascinated, because everyone knows wood is opaque. The second experiment is reduce the size of the wood chips, wood chips will submerge into the water like a stone. The Kayu Raya is not floating at all. The third experiment is to put the sawdust of KayuRaya , gently rub with your fingers on the arm, to those the wooden sawdust will disappear on your arm.
Raya Kayu will emit red light radiation when shine under torch light. Not even science could explain how it happen. Raya Kayu has excellent mechanical properties, high compressive strength, density, and even hitting a nail in it is quite a difficult task. Anti-moth-bite, corrosion-resistant, oily, almost never crack nor deform, therefore is a fine material for wood carving.
Due to those special properties of Raya Kayu and the kings of the ancient region of Southeast Asia chosen this wood as the Royal appointed timber. Monks in India, Malaysia, Thailand and many other enlightenment use it to make prayer beads.