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Kumanthong / Kuman Thong.  Phantom Ghost. Religious Artifact.   Authentic.  Thailand.

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    Kuman Thong is an effigy or statue that is revered in Thailand by Animists (folks who believe that natural physical entities – including animals and plants – possess a spiritual essence, IF given the proper respect). If so, statues such as this bring good luck and fortune to… Continue reading

Rare Master Quality Handcrafted Tantric Oracle Cap.  Crown. Tibet.

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    Tibetan Oracles?  Well, before Buddhism, there were Bons.  Bons were a particular type of priest who performed rituals to gain the favor of local spirits and ensure the well-being and safety of the dead in the afterlife.  Much, much later and under the influence of… Continue reading

Rosewood / Turquoise Wrist Mala / Bracelet / Jewelry, Tibet

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Detail:  Hand crafted by Tibetan craftsmen.  Rare and unusual configuration.  27 beads plus a larger rosewood Guru bead.  Circa late-1900’s.  Perfect condition. Sorry, this item has sold.

Temple Quality Gold Gilt Guru Buddha, Tibet

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Detail:  Bhaisajya Guru Vaidurya Prabhasa in Sanskrit is the Buddha symbolizing “healing”.  From Tibet and estimated to be over 100 years old.  Staff or scepter is a separate piece.  In good condition. Sorry, this item has been sold.
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