JN828

Avalokiteshvara Protection Amulet Necklace

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  • A brass Thai protection amulet is beautifully strung on brown vegan leather cord with mixed metal rings and a green copal accent bead.  The restrained use of beads makes for a well balanced and delicate piece.
  • The brass Thai protection amulet is handcrafted by monks in Bangkok to help support their Wats (temples).  It features an image of Avalokiteshvara,  also known as the Thousand Arm Chenrezig.
  • Protection amulets are believed to heal, protect and harmonize the energies of the wearer or carrier.

Buddhists and spiritual people alike use amulets like this one for the healing and protective benefits.  In many forms of spirituality, protection amulets or "good luck charms" can be very powerful. 

Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, also known as the Thousand Arm Chenrezig, is the embodiment of great compassion, vowed to free all sentient beings from suffering.  In Buddhist art, Avalokiteshvara is often shown with multiple heads and arms which symbolize his limitless capacity to perceive suffering and to help all beings.

Necklace measures approximately 22 inches around.  Thai amulet is 1.25 inches tall and 1 inch wide.

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