Lama Seal: Ivory, China, 18th Century No.4A rare piece of Tibetan history, extraordinarily crafted from ancient ivory. Used to confer blessings, approvals and authority by Tibetan Buddhist high officials. The handle carries the symbol of the ‘Wheel of Law’ - the Dharma teachings as they spin through..
Melong Amulet: Tibet, 20th CenturyOld Melongs are becoming rather rare, the older examples are becoming more difficult to find.It is a Tibetan term that means "mirror" or "looking glass".The melong is a symbol of divine protection and enlightened understanding (bodhicitta). Melongs are known as Magi..
Rahula (Tibetan: kyab jug): Rahula is one of the worldly protector of the Dharma teachings and one of the eight highest protector deities. Despite his wrathful appearance, he is a Bodhisattva, an embodiment of compassion who acts for the benefit of sentient beings. His function is to avert the inner..