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The Dorje – Vajra
The Dorje – Vajra, in Tibetan Buddhism, full of symbols and ritual objects, extensive attention has been given to the meaning of the word Dorje, in Tibetan, or Vajra, in Sanskrit: the lightning, or diamond, that destroys all kinds of ignorance, being itself indestructible, principle of spiritual and mental liberation, on which the philosophy of Tibet is based. The Dorje represents the firmness of spirit and the achievement of .

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Il Buddha
Il Buddha, Piccolo prezioso altare buddhista con raffigurato nel centro il Buddha Akshobhya, l’Imperturbabile, personificazione della vittoria sulle passioni. E’ disponibile anche in vendita c/o ETHNICA SHOWROOM: dimensioni larghezza 27×18 prof. x 38 cm altezza. Dai buddhisti nepalesi è considerato, per importanza, il secondo dei Dhyani Buddha, e la sua essenza ed il suo mantra nascono dalla sillaba blu hum. Nella sua iconografia tradizionale egli è coperto da vesti .

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I Leoni Guardiani
I leoni guardiani, nella tradizione popolare di molti paesi asiatici quali Cina, Giappone, Thailandia, Corea, Tibet – solo per citarne alcuni – è molto facile incontrare all’esterno dei templi buddhisti, posti vicino all’entrata come anche all’ingresso di private abitazioni, questi ‘cani’ (leoni) guardiani, ‘Foo dogs‘, o ‘Lion dogs’ … i cani di Foo in italiano. Animali mitologici, hanno da sempre il compito di proteggere tali luoghi dagli spiriti maligni. .

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Dzi Agate
Dzi agate, already 4000 years ago, in Tibet and Nepal took shape and spread one of the oldest cult, bon or bon-po, from which later developed what became one of the most important and professed religion, Buddhism. Closely related to Buddhist tradition, and Tibetan in particular, is a small object of great symbolic power and extraordinary prestige: the dzi, or gzhi, pronounced zii –bright, light, brilliance– is made with .

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Kapala the Skull Cup
Kapala the skull cap, the use of ritual objects associated with many religious practices has always been part of all cultures, with obvious differences due to the specific conditions of each population.Typical of the ancient nomads groups of the Eurasian steppe is the use of the skull, usually human, but often also of goat or monkey: kapala in Sanskrit, in Tibetan thod pa. This tool, shaped like a cup .

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Nepalese Jewelry
Nepalese jewelry, the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is located in South Asia bordering the Himalayas, People’s Republic of China and India. Placed in this position, the Nepalese culture, although possessing highly autonomous and distinctive traits, constitutes also an area where the iconographic elements are shared by other neighboring cultures. It is a densely populated area where about a third of the population is still illiterate nowadays. The practiced .

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The Gao
The Gao, also known as Ga’u or Gahu, is the most spectacular of protective amulets: a silver talismanic box embellished and enriched with precious and semiprecious stones. Lettura in italiano  –  Lectura en español Worn as jewelry by the people of Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and Mongolia, it has always been considered a powerful defense against bad luck, disease and anything that could in any way cause harm to the .

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