Tibetan Singing Bowl 8.5" Diameter
3.75" High x 8.5" Diameter at the Rim 2lb 9 oz Note E & A
This bowl has been incised with the design work of the mystical mantra for Om Mani Padme Hum on the inside center.This Sanskrit mantra of Avalokiteswara ,the Bodhisattva of compassion , has six syllables.
On the outside bottom is the Right Turning Conch Shell, a symbol of Buddha's proclamation of Dharma & the absence of all evil.
On the outside of the bowl are the Ashtamangalas or 8 symbols of good fortune:
Chattra: Parasol for protection against all evil; Dhvaja, the banner of Buddha's teachings victory; Shrivasta,the infinity knot of endless life; Dharmachakra, the wheel of life where the 8 spokes represent the 8 fold path of Buddhism; Kalasha, the vase of abundance with the water of immortality & spiritual wealth; Matsyayugma, double golden fish for salvation from suffering & for fertility; Padma, the perfect lotus for purity; Sankha, the conch, absence of all evil.
Please refer to the Singing Bowl Information Section on the previous page..
Hand Made in Nepal