Five-pronged diamond sceptre (Pa–ncasucika-vajra)
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Orientation 4
Display 8

ABR 012

 Code: ABR 012

  Country: Tibet (central)

  Style:

  Date: 1000 - 1100

  Dimensions in cm WxHxD: 8.5 x 28 x 8.5

  Materials: Iron

Five-pronged diamond sceptre (Pa–ncasucika-vajra)

Vajra (Skt.) – rDo rje (Tib.) («dorje»): generally interpreted as “diamond sceptre”; male principle; the transcendent diamond which cannot be destroyed, as a symbol of the spiritual path.

Bazin, Nathalie, 2002. Catalogue. Rituels tibétains : visions secrètes du Ve Dalaï Lama. Paris : Réunion des musées nationaux. P. 53–192

Beer, Robert , 2003. Les symboles du bouddhisme Tibétain. Albin Michel. Pp. 143-151

Béguin, Gilles, 2013. Art sacré du Tibet – Collection Alain Bordier, [catalogue of the exhibition held at the Fondation Pierre Bergé – Ives Saint Laurent; 14 mars au 21 juillet 2013]. Paris: Fondation Pierre Bergé – Ives Saint Laurent. Editions Findakli. P. 220