Tibet Collection is committed to creating innovative trans-cultural experiences. We strive to inspire and educate with high quality goods and services by connecting artisans and consumers through the sale of fair and ethically traded products. Tibet Collection works directly with Tibetan, Indian and Nepalese artisans to create designs that respectfully celebrate the beauty and culture of Tibet. As a founding member of the Fair Trade Federation (FTF) we strive to create ethical relationships and promote better wages and working conditions for the artisans and people who produce our products.
The paper used to make these attractive notecards comes from the bark of a sustainably harvested Himalayan shrub called lokta which grows wild in the remote highlands of Nepal. This card features the Buddha or Enlightened One. Through profound meditation he attained enlightenment or Nirvana. His teachings of these realizations are known as the Dharma. They revealed a path to release us from our world of suffering or Samsara.Learn More$20.00
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 special version of our popular travel altar kit contains a unique herbal mala for mantra recitation. As the fingers warm the beads by telling the mala, this simple rosary offers up a subtle aromatic secret. Also included:
- 2 inch herbal pressed Buddha figure,
- khata (traditional Tibetan greeting scarf),
- votive candle,
- Nag Champa incense,
- Endless Knot clay incense burner.
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. Learn More$44.00
Bodhi is a Sanskrit word that literally means awakened. The bodhi tree was so named because the Buddha attained the awakened state or enlightenment under its spreading canopy. Since then the meaning of this fabled leaf has symbolized the perfection of wisdom in its most ultimate state. A gilded bodhi leaf graces the front of these fabulously red cards.Learn More$20.00
Our handsome hand-made paper offering box makes a great gift. Featured inside a gilded bodhi leaf box made of precious Himalayan lokta paper:
- a simple khata blessing scarf,
- aromatic herbal Buddha,
- herbal mala,
- votive candle,
- spicy Nag Champa incense and
- clay incense burner.
This unique mala is lovingly handmade by Tibetan nuns living in exile in North India. The braided nylon tail is a traditional finishing style used by the nuns. The three crystal marker beads are added to create a unique decorative finish. This mala is made with dyed water buffalo bone. Purchases of this mala help support education, building projects and other essential needs within the Tibetan Nuns Project Community based in Northern India. Comes with drawstring pouch.Learn More$30.00
Handbeaten singing bowls from India are exceptional examples of traditional craftsmanship. They provide an excellent tool for meditation, as well as an impressive piece of harmonic home dâ„¢cor! Each one is handmade with a special bell metal alloy that produces a powerful harmonic resonance when played. Lightly tap the exterior rim and move the striker around the outer edge, firmly, slowly and with a stead even motion. The intensive energy that went into making the bowl is summoned forth. The vibration extends from the bowl into your body and soul, connecting you with the artisans and elements they wrestled with to create this fine work of art. Includes wooden striker, and elegant brocade pillow.Learn More$98.00