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Vajra From Goodwill, I bought not knowing what it was!

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Posted 4 years ago


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Vajra 5 inches long I bought this and had no idea what it was! I read many things about it. Interesting. Means "the hard or mighty one" Tibet means indestructible, hardness, brilliance like diamond, which cannot be cut or broken. Postulated by the sky-god Thor. Zeus, and and thunderbolts of Jupiter! A Buddhist legend Shakyamuni took this weapon from Indra and forced closed the prongs making it a peaceful weapon. This by Nitin Kumar of Exotic India!!!? Any other information appreciated!!! Don

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  1. sarahoff sarahoff, 4 years ago
    Does it have any area that looks like it would have been attached to something?
  2. toracat toracat, 4 years ago
    hello! it doesn't seem to be attached by anything that I can see. thanks
  3. sarahoff sarahoff, 4 years ago
    I was just wondering if it could have been attached to something else like say as an ornamental drape tie-back?
  4. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 4 years ago
    Here is a video about handling and using the Vajra:

    Great find,

    T A
  5. toracat toracat, 4 years ago
    Thanks to both of you! T A I really liked the video! and love the Vajra!! It is very special!
  6. ATTWOOD ATTWOOD, 4 years ago
    If I remember you place it on the left of the bell and pik up with the right hand....ooohhhhmmm

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