A tingsha is a traditional Tibetan chime. You can use it to clear the air of negative energy or to mark the beginning of ritual or meditation. Made of brass, tingsha chimes have a clear light ring and are often decorated with symbolic reliefs. This beautiful chime features reliefs of the auspicious Conch Shell symbol and hangs from an ornate Lucky Fish stand. Lucky Fish, like the Conch Shell, are one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Tibetan Buddhism.They represent freedom from samsara, the cycle of birth and rebirth.
When assembled, the entire piece measures about 8 inches high, 5 inches wide, and 5 inches deep. Chime is 2.5 inches in diameter. The set comes with a wooden striker, which you may use to gently tap the chime. Striker is 3.5 inches long. Made in India. Minimal assembly required.
- Lucky Fish ritual tingsha chime
- Brass with wood and waxed cotton cord
- Lucky fish stand is 8 x 5 x 5 inches
- Chime is 2.5 inches in diameter
- Wooden striker is 3.5 inches long
- Minimal assembly required
- Fair trade, made in India
Handcrafted: artistically created by hand where beauty and imperfections go together wonderfully. Please accept and appreciate minor imperfections which are true characteristic of this craft.
About the Auspicious Symbols
Signs of good fortune have been established in Hindu mythology since ancient times. Tibetan Buddhism has a group of eight symbols that are considered to be the oldest and most well known. Read more.