Ojime, Representation of Acala Buddha handcrafted in deer wood.
Like tangkas, Tibetan sacred paintings pigments are made from crushed minerals.
Rare piece, Fine and delicate work.
Deer antlers are of course harvested at dusk once a year in the spring.
Pierced piece at the top and possibility to wear it as a pendant
As a gemologist graduated from the National Institute of Gemmology (ING), Paris, France. All our materials are appraised and certified by us.
An ojime is a pearl used in Japanese inrō (carrying cases). Each is carved into a particular shape and image, similar to netsuke, although smaller. It is used to attach the cord of the inrō so that it does not peel off when transported.
The history of Ojime pearls dates back to the Edo period (1603-1868). Ojime beads, netsuke and sagemono or inrō cases would be objects worn on a traditional kimono, usually hanging from the belt
Acala, Acalanātha, Achala, Fudō-Myōō in Japanese, Búdòng míngwáng in Chinese (不动明王), Tibetan Miyowa.
Acala the Immutable or "Acalanātha" the Immutable Master, is a Buddhist deity of mikkyo, a Japanese term meaning "esoteric teaching", refers to Japanese Tantric Buddhism. It is practiced in the Shingon school and in some branches of the Tendai school.
Also revered in Tibetan, Mongolian and Chinese Tantrism, the late "Tangmi" current for the latter, supplanted by Lamaism from the Mongol Yuan dynasty.
he is one of the five Vidyaraja, kings of knowledge and knowledge, lords of magical sciences, wrathful gods incarnated by Buddhas and bodhisattvas
Protectors of the Dharma, fighting demons, and frightening suffering and stubborn beings, having false or nihilistic beliefs.
Protectors of the 5 Dhyani Buddha, or Buddha of wisdom, also called Meditation Buddha.
cala, the leader of the Vidyaraja, is associated with fire and anger. Mostly represented in Japan,
Acala, from his mystical name Jôjû Kongô, "the eternal and immutable diamond", is the destroyer of passions. In esotericism, he is considered a body of metamorphosis (Nirmânakâya) of Vairocana whose firmness of mind and will to destroy evil he personifies.
He would assume, "against obstacles, the energy of the adept himself", thus showing the power of compassion of Vairocana. His sword is used to fight the "three poisons": avarice, anger and ignorance. With his left hand he holds a rope (pâsha) to catch and bind the evil forces and prevent them from harming. Acala having vowed to extend the lives of his faithful by six months and to give them an unwavering resolve to overcome the forces of evil, he is sometimes invoked as a "life extender".
In Tibet, Acala is called Achala-Vajrapani and is a Dharmapala (guardians of the teachings). He is depicted with 4 heads, four arms and four legs, trampling demons. He holds the sword, the rope, a vajra and a skull cap.
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