The compassion mantra invokes the powerful benevolent attention and blessings of Chenrezig, the embodiment of compassion. Beginning your meditation with this bell will serve as a reminder to always live with compassion and kindness.
The hollow of the bell symbolizes the wisdom cognizing emptiness. The clapper represents the sound of emptiness. The eight lotus petals on the bell are the four mothers and four goddesses, and the vase represents the vase containing the nectar of accomplishment. Paired with the dorje, the bell represents wisdom. As wisdom and method are an undivided unity, so the dorje and bell are never parted or employed separately.
Case measures approximately 7.5 inches tall and 6 inches wide. Bell is about 7 inches tall and 3.75 inches wide. Dorje measures about 4.5 inches long.