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This ornate pendant is actually a tiny prayer scroll, tightly hand-rolled from vintage (1970's) craft paper in an earthy, olive green and permanently sealed with a parchment Tibetan Om and edged with patterned parchment bands. Inside the pendant, the mantra "Om mani padme hum" is written repeatedly in ancient Sanskrit. You can see the writing continued on the outside, creating beautiful brown patterns on the surface. Bright copper wire wrap completes this little work of art.

I personally make each of these by hand, a truly original art form found only here at One Urban Tribe. This would be an excellent focal charm to add to a necklace or mala, which are beaded rosaries used to help count while reciting mantra. Your pendant will come with a free jump ring for easy stringing.

This scroll does not open; it is sealed forever with its magic inside. The pendant is varnished, making it water resistant, but not water proof-- meaning I wouldn't go scuba diving with it, but getting caught in a light rainstorm shouldn't hurt it any.

► About the Mantra ओं मणिपद्मे हूं

The rhythmic syllables of the mantra "Om Mani Padme Hum" when written or recited in repetition, bring a wonderful feeling of peace and meditation. The mantra is repeated approximately 20 times inside the little scroll. The basic English translation of this mantra is "Praise to the Jewel in the Lotus," however the meaning and significance of the six Tibetan syllables have been interpreted in a variety of ways. One common interpretation is that each syllable corresponds to one of the six realms of existence and purifies the vice associated with that realm:

"Om" purifies bliss and pride
"Ma" purifies jealousy and need for entertainment
"Ni" purifies passion and desire
"Pad" purifies ignorance and prejudice
"Me" purifies poverty and possessiveness
"Hum" purifies aggression and hatred

► Measurements:

The pendant measures 2.1 inches (53 mm) in length including the top loop, and 9 mm wide. Please see ruler and penny in photo five for further size reference.

Om Pendant - Mantra Prayer Scroll Pendant - Om Mani Padme Hum - Olive Green


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: vintage craft paper, varnish, parchment, copper wire
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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