Double Vajra "Om Mani Padme Hum" Mantra Silver Scroll Locket
A stunning 925 sterling silver scroll locket. Designed after the mystical ritual weapon known as the double Vajra. And gemmed with a red garnet at the center, and the Om Mani Padme Hum mantra in the Siddham script down the backside. The absolute perfect locket for your most precious text, mantra or image.
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 silver scroll locket is engraved with the Vajra. The Vajra is a kind of weapon used by the Indian Vedic rain and thunder-deity Indra. In Indian mythology, It symbolizes the properties of a diamond, which means "Indestructibility", and a thunderbolt which means "irresistible force". And it is considered as one of the most powerful weapons in the universe. In Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism, the Vajra is used as a ritual object to symbolize firmness of spirit and spiritual power.
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, garnet
- Colors: Silvers, reds
- Process: Handcrafted
- Jewelry Type: Scroll locket
- Height: 35mm
- Width: 20mm
- Weight: 13g
Please Note: Any string, rope or chain shown in the images are not included with the purchase.