Copper Tibetan Buddhist Offering Mandala Set 4"
The Mandala is a representation of the universe. Placed on the shrine as an offering of the universe to the Buddhas the three rings are built up with rice, scattered with precious stones.
This mandala set is handmade by Tibetan artist near Kopan Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal. This mandala set is of high quality and are use in Tibetan rituals ceremony. The fine carving with each detailed work makes this mandala set a very unique.
The Copper fine carving stand represents the mythical center of the universe. Each layer is filled with offerings until the multi layered mandala is filled with coins, beads, jewels or rice. The ‘universe’ is then offered over the head to show you would give the entirety of existence to help others attain enlightenment. Used by practicing Tibetan Buddhists as part of the daily preliminaries to meditation, the mandala represents the naturally balanced nature of the outer world and the inner mind.
Size of Stand: 3.5"
Base of Mandala: 4"
Ring Size: 3.5"-3"-2.5"
Total Weight: 360 grams approx