Buddhist protection amulet, prajnaparamita, Thai unalome. Obsidian ice from Russia.
Obsidian without any inclusion quite rare, often confused with smoked quartz.
A hole on the top allows you to add a beaker
It is also possible to crimp the whole room, please contact us
Obsidian ice. Russia. The absence of inclusions gives this obsidian a special transparency.
Obsidian being a vitrification of acid lava rich in silica, it is easy to create glass counterfeits.
The obsidian is not crystallized, it is a glass, it recristallizes on a geological scale in Cristobalite. The obsidian snowflake owes its white spots to recristallization.
A magnifying glass 10 times, allows in the field, to track these cristobalites inside the obsidian, thus guaranteeing its authenticity.
Be careful, however, not to confuse its cristobalites with the agglomerates called "bread crumbs" present in counterfeit human glass.
We would like to warn our readers against the many counterfeits of molded glass obsidian. Obsidian being a natural volcanic vitrification, it is easy to counterfeit this material. Only a detailed examination with the eye, the magnifying glass and the microscope can unravel the true from the false. As obsidian ice is relatively rare, a very low price should alert the future purchaser. Extraction at the production site, transport, size, trading, all at once. We scrupulously examine our obsidian to ensure their authenticity to our customers.
We are able to provide a certificate of authenticity on request.
The bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Hindi अवलोकितेश्वर Avalokite-vara "Lord Who Observes from the Top", Chinese 觀音 Guunsh-yan or 觀音 Guonyan, Shanghaian Kueu (sy)'in, Korean Gwanseeum 관세음, Japanese 観音 Kan'no, Tibetan Chenrezig, Vietnamese Quen Them, Indonesian Kwan Im, Khmer លោកេស្វរ Lokesvara), is arguably the most revered and popular great bodhisattva among the Great Vehicle Buddhists. It is also used as a yidam (tutelary deity) in tantric meditations.
Bodhisattva protean and syncretic (it can represent all other bodhisattva), embodying the ultimate compassion, it can be feminine in China, Korea, Japan and Vietnam, in the form of Guan Yin.
He is considered the protector of Tibet where King Songtsen Gampo and later the Dalai Lamas are seen as his emanations. This is also the case of other tulkou such as karmapa. Also known as Padmapi or Ma'ipadm, it is invoked by the famous mantra Om̐ Ma'ipadme hum (ॐ मणिपद्मेहूम्).
Chenrézi is the bodhisattva of love and compassion. Chenrézi's poudja aims to develop loving friendship and compassion for all living beings without distinction. Chenrézi manifests itself in different forms: the 10-headed, 1000-arm Chenrézi of compassion is best known: he promised his spiritual father, the Amitabha Buddha, to expend all his energy to free all living beings and not to rest until all living beings were freed from their suffering. If he should ever doubt his mission, 'then my head could fragment into ten and my body in 1000'. When, after meditating deeply and reciting the Mantra of Mani, he saw that the ocean of suffering had still not emptied, then he fell into deep despair and broke his head in 10 and his body in 1000. The six-syllable mantra OM MANI PEME HOENG is the best known mantra of Tibetan Buddhism.
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