Copper and Turquoise Prayer Wheel 20 cm
The prayer wheel is inlaid with turquoise . Tibetan prayer wheels (called Mani wheels by the Tibetans) are devices for spreading spiritual blessings and well being, for creating merit and removing bad karma. Rolls of thin paper, imprinted with many, many copies of the mantra (prayer) Om Mani Padme Hum, printed in an ancient Indian script or in Tibetan script, are wound around an axle in the protective container, and spun around and around. These Buddhist prayer wheels are made in the Kathmandu Valley by master Tibetan craftsmen.
These Intricate smaller versions are often called Mani wheels (or mani-chos-'khor in Tibetan.) Working on the same meritorious principles as the larger, temple style; they are designed to be portable, practical and beautiful.
Approx.: 6cm ∅ × 20cm
Metal & Wood Base
Om Mani Padme Hum written inside