Amulet, Tibetan Buddhist protection reliquary Buddha Acala and Garuda
Weight of 74 grams (naked case without mammoth ivory deity)
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Artinasaleally carved deity in ivory mammoth from Yakuti, Siberia
Mammoth's Ivory is easily recognizable by the curved Schreger lines crossing at an angle of less than 90 degrees while those of the elephant intersect at 115 degrees. Elephant ivory is strictly prohibited for sale.
Most mammoth species died out 15,000 to 12,000 years ago. A last species of dwarf mammoth is recorded in northern Siberia, on Wrangel Island, between 5,700 and 1,700 BC.
Our mammoth ivory comes from the Siberian permafrost in Yakuti.
massive silver 925
Turquoise du Hubei
Agate called Nan Hong (southern red) of Yunnan.
Mantra turning on the back thanks to a High Precision German ball bearing system. At the center of this mantra is the double vajra or dorje in Tibetan.
Mala 108 red indian sandalwood beads 8mm in diameter for each 925 copper silver pearl.
Acala is the protector of people born under the sign of the rooster.
He is one of the five Vidyarajas, "kings of light", defenders of the five wisdom Buddhas of vajrayana. Acala the immutable or "Acalan-tha" the immutable master, is a Buddhist deity of the mikkyo, he is one of the five kings of knowledge, associated with fire and anger. He is one of the figures revered in the Shugendo movement.
Representation of Garuda fabulous bird-man of Hindu and then Buddhist mythology, son of Kashyapa and Vinatâ and brother of Aruna, the driver of the chariot of the god Sureya. It is the vâhana, or mount, of the god Vishnu. He is also considered the king of birds.
In Tibet, Khyung (ཁྱུང) is the Tibetan name for Garuda. Coming from India, he was likened to the khading of the Bun religion, the golden-horned eagle. The black garuda is a deity of the nyingmapa school of Tibetan Buddhism that is held to suppress the affections caused by the naga and spirits of the earth. It's on the Lungta. He is represented in the iconography of Shambhala by Chogyam Trungpa for whom he is associated with significant speed and power. Like the phoenix, it rises from the ashes of destruction, it is indestructible.
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