Tibetan Prayer Wheel - 3 styles
Prayer Wheel w/ stones 1.75" (4.5cm) x 3.5" (9cm) Brass / Copper
Prayer Wheel w/o stones 4"(10cm) x 2"(5cm) Brass, Copper, & Steel
Handmade in Nepal
The Buddhist prayer wheels are used as an aid to meditation and as a means of accumulating wisdom, good karma, and means of putting bad karmas and negative energy aside. The inner portion of the hollow cylinder contains a tightly scrolled paper or other material full of printed or handwritten mantra.
Traditionally, a mantra is written in Tibetan language, on the outside of the wheel. The mantra Om mani padme hum is most commonly used, but other mantras may be used as well. Also sometimes depicted are dakinis, Protectors and very often the eight auspicious symbols (ashtamangala).