Collectively, the white parasal, two fishes, Sankha, Dhjava, Srivatsa, Kalasa, Padma and Chamaru are called Astamangal or The eight Auspicious and glorious emblems. Each of deep religious significance to followers of Buddhism.
Often on show together, as here, or singularly, they are frequent. Decorative motifs depicted in stone, wood, metal and paint. They are believed to represent gifts given by celestial beings to Sakyamuni on his attainment of Enlightenment of Buddhahood. One with the symbols depicted on a sacred vermillion background, the second with symbols on cappuccino.
Specify preference at checkout if you. Nothing over 100 yrs is allowed to be exported from Nepal, and whilst we wouldn't claim this frieze to be antique, it certainly has some age on its side, and has been produced in a time-honoured fashion using skills handed down from generation to generation of Nepalese craftsmen. The very act of religious carving and painting being an act of devotion in itself. Versions are available in separate.All unique artefacts from the. Please look carefully at the photographs as they form part of the description. RETURN OF THE BUDDHA REFERENCE BOOK FOR DISPLAY ONLY, AND NOT INCLUDED.
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