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prayer wheel

Large Desktop Prayer Wheel. Handmade and Hand Crafted. Buddhist. Paper Scroll. Nepal

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Prayer wheels are Tibetan Buddhist praying instruments, with the mantra engraved: Om Mani Padme Hum, Avalokitesvara’s mantra. Prayers are also printed on a paper scroll rolled inside the metal cylinder. Very powerful.   Prayer wheels are fixed to the walls of monasteries, grouped around stupas, found in… Continue reading

Tibetan Desk Prayer Wheel, Tibet

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Detail: Adorned with auspicious symbols and sacred mantra. Detailed copper and brass workmanship. Age unknown but most likely mid- to late-1900s. Scroll of mantras contained within. Sorry but this very special prayer wheel has been sold.
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