The mala, trengwa, in Tibetan is the rosary of the Buddhist, the object from which the monk (or even the lay practitioner) almost never separates, holding it in his hand or wrapped around the wrist.
The mala is first of all a utilitarian onjet: it serves as a tactile medium for the recitation of mantras, at the same time as it is used to count them if one has set a set to repeat a defined number.
The mala is composed of 108 strung pearls, which justifies its name, since it simply means "garland" (of pearls). The different components each contain a symbolic meaning specify: The large pearl (or Buddha's head) that closes the loop repeats the knowledge of emptiness. The small cone that surmounts it is the mark of emptiness itself.
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Mala Tibetan Tantric Buddhist Rosary
108 buffalo bone beads in the shape of a skull with a dimension of 8mm each. all entirely carved by hand
Many are baffled by the use of bone beads, but in Buddhism and more specifically in tantric Buddhism or vajrayana such as Tibetan Buddhism, the use of bone is intended to remind us of the very fact of our impermanence, that death will end.
In Asia, we find the symbolism of the skull in Buddhism and Hinduism through their religious art. Indeed the representation of the lord of death among Buddhists, named Yama, has five skulls around his head, like a crown that indicates a victory over five defects: hatred, greed, pride, envy and ignorance. On the other hand in the Hindu religion Kali the goddess of death is adorned with a necklace of skulls.
traditional and authentic confection.
Turquoise of Hubei Province
Agate called "nan hong" of Yunnan province
dorje and vajra also made of buffalo bone
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