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It is said that White Tara was born from a tear of the Boddhisatwa of compassion, Avalokiteswora. She holds a very prominent position in Tibet and Nepal. White Tara (Sanskrit: Sitatara; Tibetan: Sgrol-dkar) is sometimes called the Mother of all Buddhas and she represents the motherly aspect of compassion. Her white color signifies purity, wisdom and truth. In religious practice, White Tara is believed to help her followers overcome obstacles, especially those that inhibit the practice of religion. She is also associated with longevity. This small 2.25" White Tara statue is made from a metal alloy. Crafted in India. Select your White Tara statue below in one of two tones: Gold or Silver.
Our beautiful handpainted decorative wooden Tiger Treasure Box is crafted by a small group of Tibetan artists. Slight variation may occur due to individual artist's rendition of the tiger skin. This box can be used for storing jewelry & smaller accessories or supplies. If you are looking for a special gift or a beautiful place for your jewelry or smaller special pieces, this is perfect for you. Measures approx 6 inches wide by 4.75 inches high by 5.25 inches deep. Decorative brass-tone metal hasp can be used with your own tiny padlock for securing your stuff. Made in Nepal.
Our 100% silk golden yellow Tibetan Khata Ceremonial Scarf features the Eight Auspicious Symbols lightly woven in white into the fabric. They measure approximately 12 inches wide by 68 inches long. They are sometimes referred to as a khada, khadag or hada, and is a traditional ceremonial scarf common in Tibetan culture. Khatas can be presented at any festive occasions to a host or at weddings, funerals, births, graduation, arrivals and departure of guests, etc. The Tibetans commonly give a kind acknowledgment of Tashi Delek (meaning Good Luck) at the time of presenting. The Dalai Lama is known to offer khata as a gift to diplomats, visitors, or other monks, which symbolizes purity of intention and the beginning of the relationship. Ours come three to a package. Price is per package. Made in Nepal.
Our Tibetan Buddhist hand-held prayer wheel, sometimes referred to as a Mani wheel, is 12 inches long and is constructed of copper, brass and wood. The Buddhist mantra Om Mane Padme Om is written around the outside of prayer wheel. The handle serves as axis around which the cylinder can revolve, being set in motion by a small weight which is attached to it by a chain. The cylinder contains a paper roll on which Buddhist texts are printed. According to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition based on the lineage texts regarding prayer wheels, spinning such a wheel will have much the same meritorious effect as orally reciting the prayers. Use your prayer wheel to accumulate wisdom and merit (good karma) and to purify negativities (bad karma). Made in India.
This unusual set of prayer flags contains a variety of important symbols in Tibetan Buddhism. These include the Endless Knot, representing the interrelatedness of all things; the Double Dorje or Diamond Scepter, symbolizing the indestructible and compassionate nature of Buddha's teachings; the Buddha or awakened one, who introduced the Dharma or Buddhist teachings into this world; and the Healing Mantra, a matrix of Tibetan symbols that make up a healing mantra or sacred prayer. Hanging flags are believed to constantly be sending their prayers to the universe. To dispose of old flags with respect, please burn them.
Because it is made with seeds from the Buddha wisdom tree, a bodhi seed mala is considered auspicious to use for all practices. This mala is designed to help keep your place in the rhythmic recitations of mantra prayers. Made from locals residing in Kathmandu Valley, each bead measures 10mm diameter. It also features a red cord with knotted detail. Strung on a stretchy brown cord. Handmade in Nepal.
The whiskers on the face of this pipe's carving on the bowl suggest it to be one of the revered animals in the Incan cosmology, the jaguar, ortorongo. The pipe itself is small and skillfully carved from stone found in and around Peru referred to as Machu Pichu stone. Additional carving appears on the stem. Some variation in patterns occur due to the hand made nature of the pipe. Peru.
This small pipe is skillfully carved from stone found in and around Peru referred to as Machu Pichu stone. The bowl features a carved cupped hand and other traditional designs are seen applied to the stem. Approximately 3.5 inches long and less than 1 inch high. Suitable for carrying in your pocket. Carved in Peru.