This wheel contains the eight symbols, which, according to tradition, Buddha received as a gift from heavenly beings after his enlightenment. That is why they are regarded as a symbol of happiness in Buddhism.
It is a traditional Bhutanese Silver with Burlwood Tea cup for butter tea called Suja. A simple, classic Bhutanese teacup fully lined with silver from inside and partially from the base to give protection
Atsara or religious Clown is prominent figure especially at the Tshechu Festivals. Atsara is believed to be the jester of Buddhas and he imparts the religious teachings through his jest and humour, at times by mocking the people.
The painting of the four harmonious friends is found in most Bhutanese homes, Lhakhangs, monasteries, and dzongs in the form of wall painting or Thangka. It is believed that that the painting symbolizes harmony and unity in family or society; it has a world of meaning contrary to its commonplace perception as an obvious symbolism of harmony.
The drangyen, or Bhutanese lute, is the oldest and most famous instrument from Bhutan. With its distinctive chusin shaped head (a sea monster designed to scare away any evil spirits attracted to its beautiful music), meticulously hand-carved body, and haunting, softly melodious sound, the drangyen embodies the unique musical tradition of Bhutan.
Generally this kind of musical instrument is made from an ox, cow, or buffalo horn. The resonance box of the horn is covered with goat leather. A wood stem with two pegs at the top passes through the center of the hollow horn.
Tag Seng Chung Druk depict four powerful and auspicious animals, namely Tiger, Snow Lion, Garuda and Dragon. These animals symbolize qualities like awareness, vision, confidence, joy and power. They are believed to have the power to avert untoward situations in life.
Now, you too can celebrate the past, present and/or future with these hand made wine glass from a specail wood. The come in a set of four with each one measuring 6 inches tall. Perfect for celebrating any occasion by toasting with wine, champagne or coconut water as the case may be.