Solid Brass Ting-sha - 8 Auspicious Gifts
Solid Brass Ting-sha - 8 Auspicious Gifts

Solid Brass Ting-sha - 8 Auspicious Gifts

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Part Number: TNGSH#2
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Tibetan tingsha are traditionally used for meditation, ritual ceremonies and as an elegant and powerful decorative element. All our tingsha are hand cast with a traditional 7-metal alloy to produce a powerful harmonic resonance. Each one is strung on a dark cotton cord.
Tibetan hand cymbals or "Ting-sha" are part of the celestial orchestra, played by goddesses of dance, music and song.

The eight auspicious gifts of symbols of the Buddha (known in Sanskrit as Ashtamangala) is soaked in rich spiritual sybolism (see below). Legend has it that at the time of Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha) all heavenly beings united and offered him these divine gifts.

2 1/2" dia.
  • The Lotus Flower, representing spiritual purity and compassion
  • The Two Golden Fishes, representing spiritual release from the ocean of samsara.
  • The Precious Parasol, the silk canopy that is held above the Budhas and gives protection from all evil influences.
  • The Vase of Great Treasures, containing the spiritual jewels of enlightenment
  • The White Conch Shell spirals to the right and is blown as a horn to announce the Buddha's enlightenment.
  • The Knot of Eternity, also known as the Lucky Diagram and represents unending loving and harmony
  • The Victory Banner that proclaims victory of the Buddhist teachings over ignorance.
  • The Eight Spoked Golden Wheel, also known as the Wheel of Dharma and represents the Noble Eightfold Path of the Buddhadharma.

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