Tibetan Varja / Dorje - Bronze - Nepal - Second half 20th century

Tibetan Varja / Dorje - Bronze - Nepal - Second half 20th century
Good condition, see description - 10×10×31 cm

The vajra (pronounced as 'vazj-raa'), a diamond sceptre with five spokes on both sides, is an important symbol within Hinduism and Buddhism. The vajra is the symbol of light as well as of the indestructible power of compassion, which, just like the diamond, is imperturbable, indivisible and transparent. Moreover, in Buddhism the vajra is the symbol of the path to follow, with deeds in function of welfare for all that lives.

This is a gorgeous and VERY large piece. This fine object is in good condition with its minor signs of wear and age!

Length: 31 cm.
Weight: 1,155 grams.
Origin: Nepal.
Dated: 2nd half 20th century.

Lot details
Tibetan Varja / Dorje
Second half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Good condition, see description
10×10×31 cm
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