OM Tibetan Flower Pendant - 8 symbols

Our pendants contain different symbols and meanings, they are manufactured and brought directly from Nepal.

In Tibetan Tantric Buddhism, OM represents the totality of the universe, the mystical essence of that ONE-ALL. Also around it contains 8 sacred symbols (Ashta Mangala) which are: The Infinite Knot, the Conch, the Parasol, the Lotus Flower, the Golden Fish, the Precious Vase, the Wheel of Dharma and the Flag of Victory.

Materiality/Weight: 925 Silver. / 9g.

Diameter: 3 cm.

Om which is non-duality and is therefore unnameable. Therefore, it is not a word, but only an articulated sound. It is to name the ALL-ONE, but it is simply a voice that alludes to it, that indicates or symbolizes that non-duality. By using it as a mantra, it only suggests it, remembers it, evokes it (ALL-ONE).

The Asta-Mangala are known asbkra-shis-rtags brgyad in Tibetan. The symbols areYidam (according to Buddhism,is a fully enlightened being used as a focus in a person's meditation and teaching tools, a starting point for qualities of mental enlightenment (mind-body), mind-current and consciousness.The eight signs and their most common interpretation in Tibetan Buddhism are as follows:

The Infinity Knot:The "endless knot" also known as the "magnificent knot" or "precious knot" is a representation of the heart of Gautama Buddha as well as the eternity of his doctrine.

The Caracola: Right-handed white conch (meaning it has a deviation to the right) represents the voice of the Buddha and the message of the Dharma, because of its use as an instrument of call, therefore also represents the throat or neck of Gautama Buddha.

The Parasol: In ancient times it was used to cover royalty and great personalities of the sun, it symbolizes the protection that Dharma knowledge grants against pain and suffering. It also represents the crown of Gautama Buddha's head.

The Lotus Flower: It is one of the most widespread and used symbols in the East. Which grows in muddy places, therefore it represents the ultimate, transcendent and incorruptible truth of the Dharma. It represents the tongue of Gautama Buddha.

The Golden Pices: Originally, in Hinduism they were symbols of the rivers Ganjes and Yamura. In Buddhism they are given a large number of meanings such as: wisdom, audacity, joy, longevity and purity of the practitioners of the Buddha's teachings. The allegory of the fish jumping out of the water has also made them symbols of coming out of the wheel of Samsara. They are associated with the eyes of the Buddha.

The Jarrón Precious:Also known as the "Vase of Endless Treasures" is related to the symbolism of material abundance and liberation. For this reason, Buddhism has associated it with the treasure that represents the totality of the Buddha's teachings. It is also associated with the neck of the Buddha, through which his words emanate.

The Wheel of Dharma: Also called "Wheel of Law" or "Wheel of Doctrine". represented by a chariot wheel with eight spokes.It is one of the most common symbols of Buddhism that symbolizes the Buddhist doctrine A vision, thought, attention and adequate meditation. In Tibetan Buddhism, the wheel is accompanied by deer, in memory of the tradition that indicates that the wheel of Dharma it was set to "turn" for the first time at the moment of the first announcement of the Buddhist doctrine, which happened with the first sermon of Buddha in the "Valley of the deer" in Varanasi. He is also identified with the palms of the Buddha's hands, since with them he set the doctrine in motion.