Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Ritual Object

ཆོས་ཆས། 法器
(item no. 68868)
Origin Location Himalayan Region
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Bon and Buddhist
Material Wood
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Torma Molds. Carved wooden sticks with images of the different sets of offerings and animals are used to created 'tsampa' barley dough examples for use in rituals.

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Thematic Sets
Exhibition: Bon, The Magic Word (RMA 2007)
Subject: Torma Molds (Wood)