Ghau, Amulet, reliquary protection Tibetan Buddhism
silver 925, bronze.
Arizona Turquoise "sleeping Beauty"
Agate called nan hong (southern red) of the Yunnan region, this agate owes its color to its cinnabar content.
Tangka is painted at Longwu Temple, also called Wutun. Tibetan lamaserie located in Rebkong Tibetan Prefecture, Amdo Province, called Huangnan in Qinghai Province in China and is 186 km from Xining.
Renowned center of Tibetan thangka painting. Regong arts were inscribed in 2009 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
The colors of this tangka are composed of pure gold and crushed minerals.
dorje turning on the back thanks to a precision ball bearing system developed in Germany.
The protective windows are made of leuco sapphire like high-end watches.
the Ghau is opened from the back as shown in the last photo in order to store small rolls of mantras or prayers.
The ghau is attached to a cord adjustable to all sizes. decorated with silver 925.
As a gemologist graduated from the National Institute of Gemmology (ING), Paris, France. All our materials are appraised and certified by us.
Dimensions of the pendant
Weight of 65 grams.
Tara "the liberator", "the salvder" and "the star" is the main deity of compassion in Mahayana and Vajrayana.
Grouped in the 10 Mahāvidyā, goddesses grouped under the name of Great Wisdom in Hinduism, it gained importance in Indian Buddhism to appear from the sixth century, then in Java, Cambodia and finally in Tibet from the eighth century and especially in the eleventh century with the arrival of Atisa.
It was first taken for an emanation of Avalokitesvara (Guan Yin), the Bodhisattva of great compassion, born of a lotus pushed into a tear of the latter.
She was then put in the same way as Prajnaparamita and will see just as she attributes the title of "mother of all the victors", popularized especially as "the saving" "the one who makes cross on the other side".
Considered "the one who saves from the eight great fears", she is also the universal mother of all beings, protecting animals and plants and reigns over the three worlds the lower world, the earth and the heavens.
In the Vajrayana Tara is also a deity of election (Yi Dam), able to lead the practitioner to the perfect Awakening that she embodies.
In the Tantric movement, she reveals herself as a perfect Buddha in female form.
Tara was introduced to Tibet by the Nepalese princess Tristün, wife of King Songtsen Gampo (569-650) bringing with her a sandalwood statue of the goddess.
The green tara is the main form from which all the others would come.
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