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 attractive gift box is made with sustainably harvested Himalayan lokta paper on top of a recycled paper board. Inside the 3.5'' square box you''ll find a cushion, striker and 3'' dia. bowl along with instruction for care and how to use the bowl for a simple meditation. Handmade in Nepal by skilled artisans using traditional crafting methods.