Gandhanra Tibetan Shankha Flower Amulet,Yak Bone Carved Conch Pendant, Bead Counter Clip Pendant for Mala, Prayer Bead Accessories
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?This beautiful bone conch is hand carved by Tibetan craftsmen from Tibet in 2000's.
From Hepo Town, Baiyu County, the birthplace of the famous Tibetan handicrafts.
It is entirely hand-carved,the shape is conch and flower,very beautiful.
You can use it as a mala pendant, or a separate necklace pendant,or keychain.
?These amazing bone beads are handcrafted by artisans from Tibet,who recycle and reuse everything in daily life and spiritual practice.Bone carvings symbolize reincarnation and the recycling of natural materials.It is an important material for Tibetan Buddhism.
Bone beads allow us to reflect upon the Buddhist teachings of impermanence. They serve as a reminder to live in the present moment; because nothing is permanent, everything is possible.
In the Mountains , it is typical for large animals such as yak or water buffalo to be used for service, food, clothing, and ritual items. Given the limited amount of resources and the religious practices of the people in the region, it is important that none of the material goes to waste.
Height:26mm /1.0" Inches
Width: 18mm /0.7" Inches
You'll get 1* amulet as pictures shown
A Shankha (conch shell) has religious ritual importance in Hinduism. It is the shell of any suitable sea snail which had a hole made for the performer's embouchure.
In Hindu mythology, the shankha is a sacred emblem of The Hindu preserver god Vishnu. It is still used as a trumpet in Hindu ritual, and in the past was used as a war trumpet. The shankha is praised in Hindu scriptures as a giver of fame, longevity and prosperity, the cleanser of sin and the abode of goddess Lakshmi, who is the goddess of wealth and consort of Vishnu.
The shankha is displayed in Hindu art in association with Vishnu. As a symbol of water, it is associated with female fertility and serpents (N¨¡gas). The shankha is the state emblem of the Indian state of Kerala and was also the national emblems of the Indian princely state of Travancore, and the Kingdom of Cochin.
The shankha is one of the eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism, the Ashtamangala, and represents the pervasive sound of Buddhism.
A powder made from the shell material is used in ayurveda as a treatment for stomach ailments.
In the Western world,the shell of this species is known as the "divine conch" or the "sacred chank". It may also be simply called a "chank" or conch. The more common form of this shell is known as "right-turning" in a religious context, although scientists would call it "dextral". A very rarely encountered form has reverse coiling which is called "left-turning" in a religious context, but is known as "sinistral" or left-coiling in a scientific context.
?All our crafts are directly handmade from Tibet.
When you purchase this craft it helps and support the artisan and their families in Tibet.
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