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Coptic Christian Cross. Prayer. Blessing. Handmade. Abyssinian. Ethiopia

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  This Abyssinian Cross reflects the elaborate style of Ethiopian crosses. The history of Christianity in Ethiopia is longstanding, dating back to the fourth century A.D.. At that time, King Ezana, ruler of Aksum, made it the court religion.   Ethiopian monarchs gave notable monasteries larger crosses, but just… Continue reading

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 Buddhist Prayer Wheel, Tibet

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Detail: Primarily copper. Eight auspicious (lucky) symbols and three Om Mani mantra symbols. Scroll of mantras contained within. Spin clockwise to spread the prayers and blessings. See other prayer wheels under the Furniture category. Sorry, this item has been sold. CONTACT US for other items that have similar characteristics.

Tibetan 13.5″ Prayer Wheel, Tibet

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Detail: On the top are the Eight Auspicious Tibetan Symbols. Inside are prayer flags or script with mantras written thousands of times. In excellent condition. Sorry, this item as been sold.
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