Price

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A late nineteenth century / early twentieth century Tibetan silver Phurba.

The present phurba with an animal head finial and blade issuing from a larger animal mask, a large mask to the handle with a series of five surrounding smaller masks, and two open knot sections to the handle.  

phurba is a three sided peg, stake, knife or ritual implement traditionally associated with Indo-Tibetan Buddhism and Indian Vedic practise. The tantric use of the phurba includes the curing of disease, exorcism, killing of demons, meditation, consecrations and weather making.

The blade of the phurba is used for the destruction of demonic powers and the top end is used by tantrikas for blessings.    

 

Measurements:  5 ¾” (14.5cm) Long               

Price

£750.00

Stock number

17635
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