Tibetan Ritual Dagger | Phurba for Ritual Practice

SKU: 3132TCPhurba


Tibetan Ritual Dagger

About Our Product

This Tibetan Ritual Dagger is a work of art, beautifully carved from ethically sourced bone. With a length of 10 inches, it displays mystery and force. The dagger, known as a Phurba, has a sharp triangle blade that represents the removal of negativity and barriers. A half vajra, representing spiritual strength and enlightenment, is beautifully fashioned into the handle. This dagger is a remarkable work of art due to its complex intricacies and aesthetic accuracy. 

Introduction to Phurba

The ritual dagger (Sanskrit: Kila; Tibetan: phurba) is essential to the dispelling of evil and is understood as being especially helpful in neutralizing the forces that impede Tantric Buddhist practice. Its origins are ancient, appearing in the Indian Rg Veda as the central blade of the vajra that Indra used to slay the primordial cosmic snake Vritra. Its Sanskrit term, Kila, which means peg or stake, was probably linked to Vedic sacrifices. The three-headed Vajrakila Buddha is invoked through meditation on the Vajrakila Tantra, an early Indian text first propagated in Tibet in the eighth century by Padmasambhava, one of the founding masters of Tibetan Buddhism.
Size: 26.5cm(Height) x 4.5cm(Base)
Weight: 0.190 kg
How to set up your own Buddhist Shrine?

-Find a clean, quiet, and uncluttered spot.
-Set up an altar table, and cover it with an altar cloth that calls to you.
-Place your sacred item (statue, thangka, or a picture of Buddha) at the center.