Ganta & Vajra Set: Rare, Tibet, 18th Century No.4This is a rare find - old sets are difficult to come by that are in excellent condition both in stature & sound. The Ganta Bell is the ultimate universal symbol of Transcendent Wisdom. The Dorje/Vajra, (Vajra in Sanskrit/Dorje in Tib..
Gau: Tibetan Portable Altar, 20th Century No.1Each Gau, 'Earth touching Buddha' is unique and carries bits of prayer scarves, Bodhisattva symbols or statues and/or other precious items inside. In this fashion a nomadic Tibetan will always have a bit of the sacred with him or her. Found during a rece..
Great Tibetan Sage Statue: Tsonghapa, Tibet, 20th Century No.3Here he is offering the Mudra, (blessing), of teaching.Tsonghapa founded the ‘Yellow Hat’ of school Buddhist teachings in Tibet. Considered a manifestation of Manjushri he was a highly accomplished teacher of the drama. Made using the los..
Lama Bone Seal: Tibet, 20th Century No.2This seal is used in connection to Tantric empowerment rituals. Delicately carved in bone possibly Yak. The flower in depicted in different stages of growth represents the passage of awakening.The skeletons dancing stands are a reminder of the i..
Lama Bone Seal: Tibet, 20th Century No.3This seal is used in connection to Tantric empowerment rituals. Delicately carved in bone possibly Yak. The flower in depicted in different stages of growth represents the passage of awakening. The skeletons dancing stands are a reminder of the imper..
Lhatse Knife Handle: Tibetan, 20th CenturyThe Lhatse Knife (in this case only part of) is handcrafted, late 1900's and a traditional Tibetan Nomad Woman's Tribal Utility Knife. The delicate silver, brass and copper scabbard once housed a strong steel blade. The ornate handle head rem..
Mahakala Wall Mask: Bronze, Tibet, 18th CenturyMahakala is the most Powerful Dharma protector to all the schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He performs the four karmas (actions): Pacifying sickness, Hindrances, Increasing life, Good qualities/wisdom while destroying confusion, doubt and ignorance. He comm..
Mala Prayer Beads: Quartz No.1Mala, made of natural Himalayan quartz found in the Ganesh Himal Mountain range which borders Tibet and north-central Nepal. Only the finest and clearest quartz available is used to create these powerful prayer beads. Composed of the traditional 108 beads plus one guru ..
Manjushri Statue: Bodhisattva of Wisdom, Tibet, 20th CenturyThis Rupa is made of copper with small stones of coral and turquoise.A disciple of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni, he represents wisdom, intelligence and realization.He is present in many Mahayana sutras, particularly the Prajnaparamita. ..
Manjushri Statue: Tibetan, 19th CenturyHe is the Buddha of Compassion depicted in the Tibetan fashion. Created using the lost wax method in copper he is decorated with tiny gemstones of Coral and Garnet. He is from the 19th century however appears to be a reproduction of a much earlier 14th century ..
Monastic Butter Pot: Tibet, 16th CenturyThis is an extraordinary piece of Tibetan monastic life. A piece of every day ceremonial devotion - used to boil of butter for prayer candles. It is very special and rare to find in the West - especially of this age. Made of Copper and Brass, it’s in good cond..
Monastic Copper Vessel: Tibet, 16th CenturyA piece of Tibetan monastic life. This copper vessel has many uses, all ceremonial. The craftsmanship is beautiful - you can still smell the musky odor of centuries of use. Size: 10.5" long x 4.5" tall x 6.5" across(may02#14) - Larger photos are availa..