ARTEFACTS

Seed syllable

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  • sa bon
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  • Tsakli (ritual card)
  • 19th century
  • Pigment on cotton
  • Height: not filled / Width: not filled / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Hans Leder, Inv. Nr.: 75145
  • Weltmuseum Wien
  • © KHM mit MVK und ÖTM
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Two blue seed syllables, “Kyai” and “Pram,” are written in a double intersecting triangle known as a ‘source of natures’ or ‘source of reality’ (Skt. dharmodaya; Tib. chos ’byung). The identity of the deities symbolized by these two syllables is unknown.
© Olaf Czaja
Seed syllable
/ Mongolia / 19th century / Weltmuseum Wien / © KHM mit MVK und ÖTM

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