This antique COPPER PRAYER WHEEL is a charming, prayer wheel crafted from copper with deep, rich colourings, Tibetan prayer wheels, called Mani wheels by the Tibetans are devices for spreading spiritual blessings and well-being.
Prayer wheels are TRADITIONAL BUDDHIST ITEMS that contain a small scroll inside printed many times over with a mantra, usually Om Mani Padme Hum. Devotees believe that turning these wheels has the same meritorious effect as repeating the mantra verbally.
Usually carried by pilgrims or fixed to the gates of monasteries or around stupas. It is said that each turn of the cylinder generates as much merit as the reading of the sutra of the formula enclosed within the prayer wheel.
Carefully HAND CRAFTED by Himalayan Artisans in Nepal, this wheel measures 26cm long, the drum diameter is 6cm | 10.5 inches (L) drum diameter is 2.25 inches. Prayer wheels have a very powerful purpose in the Buddhist culture, with a strong Buddhist style, is beautiful and elegant
Prayer Wheels are a manifestation of the compassionate Buddhas holy speech. Turning the prayer wheel to ensure motivation while reciting the 6-syllable mantra will allow one to collect more extensive merit to quickly achieve enlightenment than an arhat who abides for many years in the blissful state of peace for oneself alone.