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- Ratnasambhava Pendant
- Approx. 1 1/8" x 7/8"
- Materials: vitreous enamel on tin and set in a metal case.
- Ratnasambhava is known as one of the "Five Meditation Buddhas" of Vajrayana or Tantric Buddhism. Ratnasambhava represents the wisdom of equality and transforms all inner feelings of pride into vision of equality and equanimity. His name can be translated as "born from the jewel" or "origin of jewels". His consort is Mamaki and his mount is a horse or a pair of lions.
- Ratnasambhava is golden yellow in color, like midday sun. Ratnasambhava's wisdom is the wisdom of equality which sees that everything has the same nature, which is the Nature of Emptiness. He is seated in full lotus posture. His right hand is resting on his right knee with the open hand facing outwards in a gesture of supreme giving, the varada mudra. His left hand is resting in his lap with the palm facing upwards and on the open palm Ratnasambhava holds a shining jewel, cintamani, a symbol of Bodhichitta as the highest value in Buddhism.
- Ratnasambhava is associated with the qualities of giving, richness, and abundance, expansiveness, beauty, creativity and the Wisdom of Equality.
- Origin is India