Buddhist Buddha Jambhala protective pendant amulet,
Aquilaria wood (Agar)
agate nan hong (southern red) of Yunnan, site of Baoshan, this agate owes its color to the presence of cinabre.
Mantra "om mani padme hum" turning on the back thanks to a ball bearing system
high-precision work developed in Germany as shown in the 4th photo
Size of amulet 40.7/51/14.4mm
Weight of 47 grams
Comes with a mala of 108 coconut beads 8mm in diameter each and enhanced with silver 925
Comes in a custom wooden box.
As a gemologist graduated from the National Institute of Gemmology (ING), Paris, France. All our materials are expertized and certified by us.
The tropical tree aquilaria belongs to the Thymelaeceae family, which includes about forty species distributed mainly in Southeast Asia. It has a slender appearance, a clear bark and leaves of an intense bright green; it can easily exceed five meters in height.
Aquilaria is the origin of agar wood, as well as sought-after species and other rare and precious products. A characteristic that he shares with a nearby genus, The Gyrinops, with nine species also distributed in Southeast Asia.
These trees have been known for millennia for the virtues of their black, resinous and fragrant wood. It is one of the most valuable woods in the world
Agar wood is also known as Eaglewood, oud, Aloeswood, Gaharu in Indonesia, Jinkoh or Kanankoh in Japan. It is used by the peoples of Southeast Asia and the Middle East for its fragrant properties - its fragrance is woody, powerful, musky - and medicinal.
It is used as incense in certain religious rituals, notably in Korea or Hinduism. It also served as a medium to preserve certain texts: this is the case of pormuniyan, a Javanese medical-magic collection, kept in the National Library of France. It is also used as essential oil, extracted from wood after a complex maceration and distillation process.
Mantra turning back, om mani padme hum
According to Tibetan Buddhism, reciting the mantra of Chenrezi Om Mani Padme Hum, aloud or inwardly, is an invocation to Chenrezig's benevolent and powerful attention, the expression of the Buddha's compassion. Seeing the written mantra can have the same effect, which is why it is found in clearly visible places, even engraved in stone. It can also be invoked with prayer mills on which the mantra is inscribed, sometimes thousands of times. There are different formats of prayer mills: there are those that can be carried with you and run with one hand, and there are others that are so large and heavy that it takes several people to run them. According to Tibetan Buddhist monks, the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum (Hung) alone brings together all the Buddha's teachings.
Each syllable closes a door of reincarnation:
OM: Close the door of the world of Devas (gods). MA: Close the door of the world of asuras (half-gods). NI: Close the door to the human world. PAD: Closes the door to the animal world. ME: Closes the door of the world of pretas ("greedy spirits"). HUNG: Close the door of hell.
Each syllable purifies a veil:
OM: purifies the veil of the body. MA: purifies the veil of speech. NI: purifies the veil of the mind. PAD: purifies the veil of conflicting emotions. ME: purifies the veil of substantial existence. HUNG: purifies the veil that covers knowledge.
Each syllable is a mantra in itself:
OM: for the body of the Buddhas. MA: for the word of the Buddhas. NI: for the spirit of the Buddhas. PAD: for the virtues of the Buddhas. ME: for the achievements of the Buddhas. HUNG: for the grace of the body, the word, the spirit, the virtue and all the accomplishments of the Buddhas.
Each syllable corresponds to one of six transcendental paradigms or enhancements:
OM: generosity. MA: Ethics. NI: tolerance. PAD: Perseverance. ME: Concentration. HUNG: discernment.
Each syllable is also connected to a Buddha:
OM: Ratnasambhava. MA: Amaoghasiddi. NI: Vajradhara PAD: Vairocana. ME: Amitabha. HUNG: Akshobya.
Each syllable of the mantra cleanses us of a defect:
OM: pride. MA: the desire/desire to be entertained. NI: passion. PAD: stupidity/prejudice. ME: poverty/possessiveness. HUNG: Aggression/hate.
Finally, each syllable corresponds to one of the six wisdoms:
OM: the wisdom of stability. MA: Complete WISDOM NI: Wisdom emanates from oneself PAD: all embracing wisdom (dharma) ME: discriminating wisdom HUNG: mirror-like wisdom.
He is the protector of all lineages and sentient beings of any disease and difficulties. Jambhala is a Bodhisattva of material and spiritual wealth as well as many other things, including the granting of financial stability.
"Because in this world there are all kinds of angry and negative emotions or evil spirits, and sometimes they harm you and other sentient beings, Dzambhala must assume such a wrathful and powerful form to protect us from these harmful spirits and negative karma. In particular, Dzambhala helps us minimize or reduce all misfortunes and obstacles and helps us to increase all good fortune and happiness. »
This statuette is the yellow version of the deity (green, white, red and black) also known as the Guardian of the North Vai-ravaa वैश्रवण (sansk.)
(Pali. Vessavaa वेस्सवण) (Chin.多聞, duo wén erwong) (Cor. 다문천왕, Damun Cheonwang) (Jap. 多聞 or 毘沙門 Tamon-ten or Bishamon-ten) (tib. rnam.thos.sras (Namth-se)) (mong. Bisman tengri). Taoist name Molishou.
The guardian of the north is also the leader of the Chaturmaharaja (or Celtic kings) "the one who is learned", "the one who hears everything". In China it is considered a Buddhism of the Bhramaic deity of the Kuvera riches, the north being considered to contain fabulous treasures. It presides over winter and is black in color, nicknamed the black warrior. He commands an army of Yakshas.
In India its symbols are the flag, the jewel and the mongoose.
In Japan his cult appears independently of the other guardian kings from the 9th century, he was considered the healing god who would have saved Emperor Daigo (898-930), he became god of riches in the Heian era, then protector of the samurai at the time Kamakura.
Like Milofo, he has been one of the seven bohemian gods since the 17th century. He is the protector of the nation in both China and Japan.
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