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Rare Five Dynasties Stone Dharma Tablet

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Rare Five Dynasties Stone Dharma Tablet

Beautiful Five Dynasties Stone Tablet with Dharma Wheel Design

Period: Five Dynasties, China, AD 907-960.

Size: This tablet measures approximately 16"x18" tall.

Condition: Good, no repairs, color fading, abrasions, small chips and/or minor deterioration with possible areas of expert restoration is not unusual in burial pieces of this age.

Description: This beautiful stone piece was found in the Yunnan Province. The wheel design with eight points is from Buddhist teachings. "Dharma", are likened to a wheel that moves from country to country in accordance with changing conditions and people's karmic inclinations. The external forms of presenting Buddhism may change as it meets with different cultures and societies, but its essential authenticity is ensured through the continuation of an unbroken lineage of realized practitioners. Buddha's teachings are said to be like a precious wheel because, wherever they spread, the people in that area have the opportunity to control their minds by putting them into practice. This is an excellent piece of stone tablet.

Shipping, Handling & Insurance: This item is in our U.S. gallery. Shipping to Europe is $95. Shipping to continental U.S. is $20. These shipping charges are estimates and may vary up to 40%. Please contact us for your specific destination.

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