Ghau, Tibetan Buddhist amulet, bodhissatva Mahasthamaprapta
The ghau is a kind of transportable altar in which the image of the chosen deity of the possessor is kept, wrapped in silk garments. The vast majority of Tibetans use the ghau at home and carry it during their travels. They keep it on a real altar at home. During travels, it is hung on the back belt. It serves as a protective symbol during travels and also allows its owner to prove his devotion to his deity.
Arizona turquoise "sleeping beauty"
Agate known as nan hong (southern red), a baoshan deposit in Yunnan province.
An exclusively Chinese mineral, this agate called nan hong (southern red) holds its very particular color by its link with cinnabar on the deposits. . Places of deposits (volcanic) Yunnan region baoshan site, Sichuan site of Liangshan for the only two deposits.
Ghau dimension: 53.5/ 30.2/ 10.3mm
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Thangka painted by hand
Tangka is painted at Longwu Temple, also called Wutun. Tibetan lamaserie located in Rebkong Tibetan Prefecture, Amdo Province, called Huangnan in Qinghai Province in China and is 186 km from Xining.
Renowned center of Tibetan thangka painting. Regong arts were inscribed in 2009 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
The colors of this tangka are composed of pure gold and crushed minerals.
sold with certificate of authenticity.
The protective windows are made of leuco sapphire like high-end watches.
wheel of rotating Buddhist life.
On the back is designed a wheel of Buddhist life rotating thanks to a high-precision German ball bearing.
Sold with a adjustable cord, enhanced with silver 925 adaptable to all sizes
Mahāsthāmaprāpta is a bodhisattva mahāsattva who represents the power of wisdom. Its name literally means "the arrival of the great force".
Mahāsthāmaprāpta is one of the eight great bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism, along with Mañjuśrī, Samantabhadra, Avalokiteśvara, Ākāśagarbha, Kṣitigarbha, Maitreya and Sarvanivarana-Vishkambhin.
In Chinese Buddhism, she is usually portrayed as a woman, with a similar resemblance to Avalokiteśvara. He is also one of the thirteen Buddhas of the Japanese school of Shingon Buddhism. In Tibetan Buddhism, Mahāsthāmaprāpta is equated with Vajrapani, which is one of his incarnations and was known as the protector of Gautama Buddha.
Mahāsthāmaprāpta is one of the oldest bodhisattvas and is considered powerful, especially in the Pure Land school, where he plays an important role in the great Sutra of Infinite Life.
In the Śūraṅgama Sūtra, Mahāsthāmaprāpta tells how he gained enlightenment through the practice of nianfo, or the pure and continuous attention of Amitābha, to obtain samādhi. In the Amitayurdhyana Sutra, Mahāsthāmaprāpta is symbolized by the moon while Avalokiteśvara is represented by the sun.
In the introductory chapter of the Lotus Sutra, Mahāsthāmaprāpta is present among the 80,000 bodhisattva mahāsattvas who gather on Mount Gṛdhrakūṭa to hear the Buddha's preaching on the wonderful Lotus Flower Sutra Dharma. The Buddha also addresses Mahāsthāmaprāpta in Chapter 20 of the Lotus Sutra to recount the Buddha's past life as Bodhisattva Sadāparibhūta ("Never despise"), a monk who was abused and insulted by arrogant monks, nuns, lay people and lay people when he paid homage to them by saying that they would all become Buddhas. The Buddha explains to Mahāsthāmaprāpta how these arrogant people were punished, but are now bodhisattvas present in the congregation on the path to enlightenment. The Buddha then praises the great strength of the Lotus Sutra as follows: "O Mahāsthāmaprāpta, know that this Lotus Sutra will greatly benefit the bodhisattva mahāsattvas and lead them to the highest and complete enlightenment. For this reason, after the parinirvāṇa of the Tathāgata, the bodhisattva mahāsattvas should always preserve, recite, explain and copy this sutra.
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