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This powerful meditation bowl and box is designed with a traditional rendering of the sacred mantra Om Mani Padme Hum, translated as hail to the jewel in the lotus. This is the ancient Tibetan mantra or prayer for realizing perfect wisdom and compassion. To simply hear or see the mantra, even without knowing its ultimate meaning, is thought to bring positive karmic results. The mantra is depicted inside a lotus, one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols commonly associated with the process of becoming a buddha. Bowl comes with its own striker made of wood.
This handcast meditation bowl is carefully hand tuned for clarity of sound but not intended for use as a traditional singing bowl. The paper used to make the attractive box comes from the bark of a sustainably harvested Himalayan shrub called lokta. Inside are instructions for a simple meditation using the bowl.
A hand held bunch of palm fronds tied together and used in the Amazon as both a rhythm and healing instrument. In a healing, the chacapa is rubbed and rattled over or near the patient’s body to capture or brush out the spirit intrusion. Once he has it in his chacapa, the shaman then blows through the leaves to disperse the intrusion into the rainforest where the spirits of the plants absorb and discharge its energy. Our chapacas ship directly from Peru standard mail and take 3-4 weeks. Price includes starndard shipping. If you would like expedited mailing please email us for other options.
To enter awareness of Zen is to wake up to the here and now. As the vibration of the chime begins, our awareness comes into focus. We are in the moment of the ring as suddenly as the sound begins. Our hand cast chimes are made by Tibetan metal craft artisans living in India, and our Table Chimes are excellent for use in meditation, teaching settings, musical applications or as an attractive table top decoration.
Om Mani Padme Hum, translated as hail to the jewel in the lotus, is the ancient Tibetan mantra or prayer for realizing perfect wisdom and compassion. To simply hear or see the mantra, even without knowing its ultimate meaning, will bring positive karmic results. This traditional rendering shows the mantra in a six petal stylized lotus, one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols commonly associated with the process of becoming a buddha. The hand-cast tingsha is painted with the lotus design by a skilled Nepali artisan. Hang a cymbal from each hand and gently strike the sides together to release the mantra's cosmic vibration. Comes with its own gift box. Made in Nepal.
A traditional Andean percussion instrument, this hand carved and etched natural gourd is a uniquely combination instrument: a huiro (or sometimes guiro), a rainstick and a maraca! It serves as a great percussion instrument for keeping rhythm. Twin dragonflies with a swaying palm tree are expertly etched into the side of this instrument. With grooves cut into the side and a curved top to help grasp, this gourd is ready to make music. Metal scraper included. Multi-colored ribbon strung into the gourd for carrying. Handcrafted in Peru.
This rawhide rattle features a beautifully hand painted silhouette of an eagle soaring against a orange sky. It is filled with corn and finished with soft buckskin leather wrapped around the handle and trimmed in decorative fur. Select your choice of handle color. Made in USA.
This rawhide rattle features a beautifully hand painted gray wolf, sometimes called timber wolf, on one side and is plain rawhide on the other. The rattle bowl is filled with corn and the handle is wrapped with soft buckskin leather and decorative fur trim. Handmade in the USA.