Ganta represents wisdom, (feminine) and the Vajra compassion (masculine) the union that reveals enlightenment This is a powerful and ancient set (note - the Vajra has one broken stem) with detail worn by devotional use. It is very rare and increasingly difficult to find. - dimensions: 8” tall x 3.75..
This is a most unique 300 year old artifact from Tibetan monastic life. Used as a scale for the measurement of rice it is made of wood with bronze strapping. A prayer or label is engraved on a plaque in Sanskrit on it's side. rare (04/01#23) (shipping cost additional..
Rare and unique piece of ancient Tibet. Certainly part of a large sacred statue it is apparently all that was saved from the wholesale destruction of Tibet in the 1950's. It is a symbol of the Buddhist teachings of impermanence and usually found in head pieces or as necklace. It's sacred teaching is..
A very ancient Thangka (16th - 17th century) of an unique type. Used by a nomadic Lama - very rare if not singular. The painting is worn but still clear - the central image is of Buddha holding a child - two Dharma protectors are on either side - the vessel of long life below. On the other side are ..