Antique Tibetan Amulet Pendant
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Mandala translates to “wholeness,” and as symbol, it is used to represent the cosmos and everything within.
This mandala Pendant features the famous Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism known as Ashtamangala .
The Ashtamangalas are considered sacred objects and have been used as icons to preserve ancient esoteric knowledge and still used today during rituals.
Because of the diffusion of Buddhism in several regions of Asia, these symbols influenced the art of many cultures, including traditional Indian art.
The 8 Auspicious Symbols used in this Mantra Mandala pendant are:
- The Parasol
- Two Golden Fish
- The Conch Shell
- The Lotus
- The Victory Banner
- The Vase
- The Dharma Wheel
- The Eternal Knot
- Necklace options: 17 inch & 28 inch beaded chain
- Pendant is 11/8 inches diameter
- Hand Stamped. Approx 60 years ago
- Tibetan Turquoise Accent