"Om Mani Padme Hum" Siddham Script Prayer Wheel Silver Scroll Locket
A beautiful artisan handcrafted 925 sterling silver scroll locket designed after a prayer wheel. Engraved with the "Om Mani Padme Hum" mantra in the Siddham script. Designed to keep your most precious keepsake close to your heart.
Traditionally, scroll lockets were made to be a special kind of pendant or medallion that could keep your most precious of quotes, texts and even images close to your heart. In Buddhism, monks and practitioners of Buddhism used scroll lockets to hold sacred mantras and sutras written on small scrolls and even small images of Buddhist deities.
This scroll locket is engraved with the Om Mani Padme Hum mantra in the Siddham script. The Om Mani Padme Hum mantra is one of the most sacred, revered and chanted mantras in all of Buddhism. Many Buddhist practitioners and pilgrims recite this mantra hundreds or even thousands of times a day. This mantra can be found printed on prayer flags. Carved or painted on small or large stones. Inserted into scroll lockets. Written or engraved on Buddhist prayer wheels, statues, and jewelry such as pendants, medallions, bangles and rings. The Om Mani Padme Hum mantra is commonly translated as
"The jewel is in the lotus".
However, there is no exact meaning for the Om Mani Padme Hum mantra. As the spiritual meaning extends beyond the literal meaning of its syllables. It is ultimately believed that every one of the Buddha’s teachings resides within this one powerful mantra. And whether chanted aloud or silently spoken to oneself, written down or viewed in written form, will invoke within the innately loving qualities of one's true nature ~ unconditional love and compassion. Om is believed to be the sound of universal creation. Mani means "Jewel". Padme refers to the sacred lotus flower. And Hum means "The Spirit of Enlightenment.
- Material: 925 Sterling silver
- Colors: Silvers
- Process: Handcrafted
- Jewelry Type: Scroll locket
- Length: 60mm
- Width: 18mm
- Weight: 23g
Please Note: Any string, rope or chain shown in the images are not included with the purchase.