Travelers throughout the Himalayan region will find mani stones along walking paths, within monastery grounds, nestled among rocks in the mountains, and carefully stacked in mounds by the side of the road to protect travelers. Mani means ‘precious’ or ‘jewel’. Stones known as ‘mani’ are inscribed with mantras and sacred symbols, the best known being Om Mani Padme Hum, the mantra associated with the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, embodiment of enlightened compassion. Pilgrims carry mani stones as blessings and often place them on a mani wall or mound as they pass by, a meritorious gesture equivalent to chanting mantras. Thus, mounds and walls of mani stones have continued to expand throughout the years.
These Mani stones from Nepal bear auspicious symbols and images of animals associated with the twelve-year cycle of the Tibetan horoscope. They are hand-carved on slate, with a small hole at the top for hanging inside or outside your home or from a tree in your garden.
Zodiac with Double Dorje - $30.00
Colered Mantra, Central Buddha Eye - $20.00
Send a gift of prayers to your friends, family and loved ones.
Just like Tibetan pilgrims, wear it as reminder of the Buddha's wisdom and compassion.
Evoke the blessings of 2 million repetitions of the mantra –
Om Mani Padme Hum.
Lift your spirits with the etherial, wind-kissed tones of our handsome Buddha chime.
Symbols of the formless aspect of enlightenment free of all attributes.
As the wind blows invoke the blessings of the enlightened ones.
Stones known as 'mani' meaning 'precious' inscribed with mantras and sacred symbols.
Traditional Tibetan religious paintings offer a beautiful manifestation of the divine.
Finely embossed copper incense burner & incense made in the Mindroling monastery in Tibet.
Offer this traditional Tibetan ceremonial scarf as a gesture of recognition, love, and respect.
With these bowls stimulate the senses and deepen meditation, and cultivate generosity.
Traditonal Tibetan door curtains ornamented with Dharma symbols.
Keep track of your mantras with healing bone prayer beads and rosewood prayer beads.
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