❤ This Triratna Statue was collected from Yushu city Tibet,it's an old amulet statue, made of Cold Iron or meteoric iron, 60 years old.
The shape is Triratna symbol,looks like a stupa, carved with three jewels and flames,
❤You can make it into a pendant, or just put it on your desk,as an ornament.
Pattern: Triratna symbol
Length: 58mm /2.28inches
Width: 38mm /1.5 inches
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❤ABOUT TRIRATNA SYMBOL
The Triratna (Pali: ti-ratana or ratana-ttaya ; Sanskrit: tri-ratna or ratna-traya) is a Buddhist symbol, thought to visually represent the Three Jewels of Buddhism (the Buddha, the Dharma, the Sangha).
The Triratna symbol is composed of:
A lotus flower within a circle.
A diamond rod, or vajra.
A trident, or trisula, with three branches, representing the threefold jewels of Buddhism: Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha.
On representations of the footprint of the Buddha, the Triratna is usually also surmounted by the Dharma wheel.
The Triratna can be found on frieze sculptures at Sanchi as the symbol crowning a flag standard (2nd century BCE), as a symbol of the Buddha installed on the Buddha's throne (2nd century BCE), as the crowning decorative symbol on the later gates at the stupa in Sanchi (2nd century CE), or, very often on the Buddha footprint (starting from the 1st century CE).
The triratna can be further reinforced by being surmounted with three dharma wheels (one for each of the three jewels of Buddhism: the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha).
The triratna symbol is also called nandipada, or "bull's hoof", by Hindus.