Buddhist protection amulet, prajnaparamita, Thai unalome. Obsidian ice
Obsidian without any rather rare inclusion, often confused with smoky quartz.
A hole on the top allows you to add a ram
Possibility also to crimp the whole room, do not hesitate to contact us
Fully carved by hand
Obsidian ice. The absence of inclusions gives this obsidian a special transparency.
Since obsidian is a silica-rich acid lava vitrification, it is easy to create glass counterfeits.
Obsidian is not crystallized, it is a glass, it recrystallizes on a geological scale in cristobalite. Obsidian snowflake owes its white spots to recrystallization.
A magnifying glass with magnification 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 about 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, a magnifying glass and a microscope can disentangle the true from the false. Obsidian ice being relatively rare, a very low price should alert the future buyer. Extraction at the places of production, transport, size, trader, all this at once. We scrupulously examine our obsidians to guarantee their authenticity to our customers.
We are able to provide a certificate of authenticity upon request.
The bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Hindi अवलोकितेश्वर Avalokiteśvara "lord who observes from above", Chinese 觀世音 Guānshìyīn or 觀音 Guānyīn, Shanghainese Kueu(sy)'in, Korean Gwanseeum 관세음, Japanese 観音 Kan'non, Tibetan Chenrezig, Vietnamese Quán Thế Âm, Indonesian Kwan Im, Khmer លោកេស្វរ Lokesvara), is arguably the most revered and popular great bodhisattva among the Buddhists of the Great Vehicle. It is also used as a yidam (tutelary deity) in tantric meditations.
Protean and syncretic Bodhisattva (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 for other tulkou such as the karmapa. Also called Padmapāṇi or Maṇipadmā, it is invoked by the famous mantra Om̐ Maṇipadme hūm (ॐ मणिपद्मेहूम्).
Chenrézi is the bodhisattva of love and compassion. The poudja of Chenrézi aims to develop friendship full of love and compassion for all living beings without distinction. Chenrézi manifests itself in different forms: the Chenrézi with 10 heads and 1000 arms of compassion is the best known: he promised his spiritual father, the Buddha Amitabha, to spend all his energy to liberate all living beings and not to rest until all living beings were delivered from their suffering. If he were ever to doubt his mission, 'may my head fragment into ten and my body into 1000'. When, after meditating deeply and constantly reciting the Mantra of the Mani, he saw that the ocean of suffering had still not emptied, so 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 in Tibetan Buddhism.
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