Ritual Objects of Buddhism and Hinduism - the Mandala

Ritual Objects of Buddhism and Hinduism - the Mandala

Added over 8 years ago

The latest entry in Kashgar's ongoing compendium of eastern Asian ritual objects and deities...you can find the entire Compendium here in the Articles section.

Pictured is a simple but striking mandala made of sterling silver and worn as a pendant around the neck.  Mandalas can be constructed from many different materials including sand, stone or precious metals; set into buildings as architectural motifs or incorporated as paintings into artwork, and it is the latter that are usually the most complex and breathtaking in design...

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Ritual Objects of Buddhism and Hinduism

Ritual Objects of Buddhism and Hinduism

Added over 8 years ago

An ongoing compendium of eastern Asian ritual objects, symbols and principals: primarily those of the Buddhist and Hindu faiths but also encompassing aspects of some of the lesser known religions of Asia, for example Jainism and Sikhism.  This compendium is updated regularly with new entries and information.

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