>Pesugihan has the “base word” -> “Sugih” which means “rich” in Javanese
>Basically any effort to make yourself rich, but using (black) magic instead of “legal” ways we've known for ages.
>Like, calling demons, doing (sometimes human) sacrifices, performing absurd rituals, joining a secret cult, making contracts with spirits, the most popular that it's a “meme” here is calling “Tuyul” (a naked green little boy spirit), to steal other people's money for you, or turning yourself into “Babi Ngepet” (boar-shaped creature) to do the stealing by yourself. Other than that, some “dukun” (shaman/wizard) here offers lottery number prediction services, I guess it counts too.
>Yeah some people do that in Indonesia, some do that because of economic desperation (debt-ridden, child suddenly have “heavy” sickness like cancer yet uninsured), or “just for the kicks”.
>Is it effective? I don't know, I never tried to do that, and I wish I will never have to do that.