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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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La Dea Kalì
La Dea Kalì – Kālī – splendida statua in legno naturale interamente scolpita artigianalmente, disponibile anche in vendita c/o ETHNICA SHOWROOM: dimensioni larghezza 26×18 profondità x 52 cm altezza. Manifestazione irosa di Parvati, è considerata la dea dei misteri, del tempo e del cambiamento. Proprio per questo suo aspetto terrifico, è ritenuta comunque una divinità protettrice dai suoi fedeli, la più benevola ed affettuosa tra tutte le divinità indù, .

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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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Akshamala the Buddhist Rosary and the Rosary around the World
Akshamala the Buddhist Rosary and the Rosary around the World, in the tradition and history of many cultures and religions, the use of special instruments as a support in man’s path to the Divine has always been of great interest, filled with a particular symbolic value. One of the most significant, popular and commonly known of such instruments is undoubtedly the ROSARY: very often associated to the solely Christian .

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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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Singing Bowls
Singing bowls, from time immemorial, the sound has had a significant and symbolic value as few other elements: considered a primordial principle, it is closely related to the verb, which is considered the source and beginning of everything. This concept is present in many religious practices, where the sound is considered a means to communicate with the Divine: just think of the recitation of the rosary, where the uttering .

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Tibetan Jewelry
Tibetan jewelry, in Tibet, as in all countries where jewels have not only an aesthetic function but a symbolic and apotropaic value, jewelry accumulate on clothes. Most of the jewelry is in fact made with symbolic stones and organic elements, both selected for their protective, miraculous and religious powers. Therefore amulets and pendants are often reliquaries that contain spells, incantations and prayers. The reliquary pendants may have various forms: .

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