Last updated: 22/3/2016

2016_Feb 06_Temple Bells

Dorje Bells: 7 cm diameter (£18) and 9 cm diameter (£21)Hand made and used by Tibetan monks; used in prayer, to support meditation and trance induction.

2016_Feb 06_Durjis

Vajra: 10 cm (£8) and 15.5 cm (£9) – In tantric rituals, the vajra, held in the right hand, represents method and the irresistable force of a thunderbolt, shaken in balance with the bell in the left hand, which stands for wisdom. Together they lead to enlightenment.

2016_Feb 06_Temple Sticks

Tibetan Striking Sticks (£3) – 25 cm; for striking the bell or playing it like a Singing Bowl.