In Sanskrit, dorje is called 'vajra' which means 'thunderbolt' or 'diamond,' The vajra is considered to be like a diamond because it has the ability to destroy (all evil) but cannot be destroyed.
The "thunderbolt of enlightenment" is the abrupt change in human consciousness, a pivotal episode in life where one becomes enlightened that true happiness comes from within and not from external mediums. This realisation allows a person to detach from the illusions of the material. The thunderbolt It is used as a symbol to destroy ignorance and has been known as the 'Thunderbolt Way' or the 'Diamond Way.' The thunderbolt experience is a powerful and irresistible force of enlightenment. It is a symbol of union of the relative truth that we experience in everyday life, and absolute truth that is the timeless state of being unified with nature and everything around us. When the dorje sign is worn, they remind the wearer of the indestructibility of knowledge.
The six syllable mantra is the most well known mantra. It is used to purify certain areas in a person such as pride, jealousy, desire, ignorance/prejudice, greed, and hatred. It focuses on the progression of:
While chanting "om", one should try to become one with the Buddha. "Mani" means a treasure-begetting wish, which reportedly resides in the brain of the Dragon King and can attract all kinds of treasures. "Padme" means lotus, indicating that Buddha's dharms is as pure as a lotus. "Hum" indicates that one must rely on divine energy to achieve Buddhahood.
The traditional six-word mantra is used for this piece and combined with the Dorje or Vajra to make it very meaningful. One of the most well known verses in the world is exquisitely engraved on the inner side of the bangle and embossed on the outer side enhanced with black tones to bring out the exquisite details.
A perfect emblem that gives a deep significance.
Item Type: Bangle
Item Condition: Brand New
Material: 925 Sterling Silver
Diameter: 6cm | 2.4in (Adjustable)
Surface Width: 4.5mm x 1.2mm
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