Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Ritual Object - Offering Item

ཆོས་ཆས། 法器
(item no. 66784)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Bon and Buddhist
Material Wood
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Torpar, wooden sticks carved with images of people, deities, spirits, torma offerings, animals and symbols. The carved images are used for making dough impressions that are then used for various complex Buddhist and Bon rituals.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

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Subject: Torma Molds (Wood)
Collection: Dutch Collection