Bells and dorjes are used in many Tibetan Buddhist rituals. The bell symbolizes the feminine principle, the wisdom of emptiness, while the dorje, or vajra, symbolizes the masculine principle, that of compassion expressed through skillful means. The union of these two principles is enlightened mind. Our beautifully and intricately decorated bell and dorje set is crafted in the Tibetan Lingtsang colony in northern India.Learn More$60.00
This unique crystal mala is lovingly hand made by Tibetan nuns living in exile in North India. Each bead is hand painted with the Sanskrit symbol for Om. The braided nylon tail is a traditional finish used by the nuns. The three carnelian 'marker beads' are added to create a unique decorative finish. The tassel is white as opposed to the orange shown in the picture. Comes in a beautiful cloth bag.
The aromatic wood of the sandal tree has long been used for the blessing reliquaries and sacred objects. Sandalwood is considered universally auspicious for all spiritual practices. Counting mantras with this fragrant rosary will scent the fingers and may inspire a closer connection to the teacher or the deity. These sandalwood beads are purchased from a licensed dealer of sandalwood products and strung on high quality nylon coated wire by Tibetan artisans in Dharamsala. (108 beads.) Comes in a beautiful cloth bag. Learn More$45.00