Gheṇṭa (prayer bell)

Bronze | 14.9 x 7 x 7cm | 11th century

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The bell (dril bu) is the most common musical instrument associated with Tantric Buddhist ritual. Held in the left hand, the dril bu (clapper bell) is always paired with a scepter (dorje), which is held in the right. The scepter symbolizes method, bl...
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