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A TIBETAN RITUAL INSTRUMENT CHOPPER OR KARTRIKA

A TIBETAN RITUAL INSTRUMENT CHOPPER OR KARTRIKA


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Pre 1920: Item # 1235055
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The wordc chopper is equivalent of the sanskrit word 'kartrika' As an attribute it is held in the right hand of many a deityies of Buddhism, especially the female ones, symbolizing critical, analytical and dissective wisdom, which cuts through and chops up all delusive appearances and reduces all things to suitable for the transformation into wisdom. Very nice wear of use. Dimensions: