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Ceremonial Staff; 'Knatvanga' - rare
Culture: Buddhist     
Country of Origin : Bhutan     
Artifact Age: 19th Century



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This high ceremonial staff is most unique and rare outside of Tibetan monastery . Carved of wood is displays a ancient style of ritual instrument. Originally Knatvanga were sacred weapons of the Hindu Gods but transformed by Vajrayana Buddhism into a symbol of truth. Used in most particular monastic rituals. This rare example was collected with the honor required as a work of devotion. Size; 26.5" tall x 6" wide (04/06#2) larger pictures available

Price: $500.00 + shipping
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