Sign In
 
Forgot password?
Enter your username or email to reset and email yourself your password
Forgot your username? Click here
Sign In
Welcome . For your security, please choose your password.
Sign In
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Sign up
for saving your wish list, viewing past orders
receiving discounts and lots more...
Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
Share
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Jewelry > Sets > Sterling Phurpa Pendant with Matching Earrings Set
Displaying 1 of 127         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Sterling Phurpa Pendant with Matching Earrings Set

Sterling Phurpa Pendant with Matching Earrings Set

Sterling Phurpa Pendant with Matching Earrings Set

Availability:
Only One in stock
Exclusive
Specifications:

Sterling Silver

2.0" Pendant Height
2.2" Earrings Height
11.23 gms
Deal 15% Off
Item Code:
JQI07
Choose Chain



Price:
$75.00
Discounted:
$63.75   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
You Save:
$11.25 (0%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Sterling Phurpa Pendant with Matching Earrings Set

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 10526 times since 1st Apr, 2012
A phurpa, sometimes called a "magic dagger", is a tantric ritual object used to conquer evil spirits and to destroy obstacles. It is utilized in magic rituals by high level tantric practitioners. The word phurpa is used primarily in Central Tibet, while the word phurbu is used more often in Kham, Amdo and Ladakh.

The component phur in the word phurpa is a Tibetan rendering of the Sanskrit word kila, meaning peg or nail. The phurpa is an implement that nails down as well as binds. It was thus by stabbing a phurpa into the earth, and thereby nailing and binding the evil spirits, that Padmasambhava, regarded as the inventor of this implement, consecrated the ground on which the Samye monastery was established in the eighth century. Whatever the original shape of the Indian kila may have been (none has survived), it seems very likely that in Tibet the form of the phurpa, with its three-sided blade, was suggested by the pegs that were driven into the earth to hold the rope stays of the tent. Due to the essentially nomadic nature of life in ancient Tibet, the tent was an important part of their routine. While traveling it was used by all, the peasants, the traders, the royalty, nobility and even the exalted monks. Indeed, the peg of the tent is the prototype of the phurpa. Its triple blade is really not a dagger but a peg, precisely the kind of peg used to secure tents.

The triple blade of the phurpa symbolizes the overcoming or cutting through of the three root poisons of ignorance, desire, and hatred, and also represents control over the three times of past, present and future. The triangular shape represents the element of fire and symbolizes wrathful activity. The tenacious grip of the makara-head at the top of the blade represents its ferocious activity.

When using the phurpa, the practitioner first meditates, then recites the sadhana of the phurpa, and then invites the deity to enter the phurpa. As he does so, the practitioner visualizes that he is frightening and conquering the evil spirits by placing the evil under the point of the phurpa. Or sometimes the practitioner visualizes throwing the phurpa in order to impale and subdue the spirits. The success will depend on the practitioner's spirituality, concentration, motivation, and his karmic connections with the deity of the phurpa and the evil spirits.


Free Shipping. Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Tsongkhapa Pendant (The Great Buddhist Lama, Scholar and Reformer of Tibetan Buddhism)
Sterling Silver
1.2 inch Height
0.8 inch Width
6 gms
Item Code: LBV30
$25.00
Add:
Superfine Handcarved Nepalese Buddhist Beads (Price Per Piece) (Mixed Lot)
Sterling Silver
20 mm x 19 mm Size
7 gms
Item Code: JUJ27
$25.00
Nepalese Superfine Handcarved Buddhist Jataka Animal Beads (Price Per Piece) (Mixed Lot)
Sterling Silver
23 mm Height
20 mm Width
9 gms
Item Code: JUJ24
$45.00
Superfine Handcarved Auspicious Buddhist Symbols (Ashtamangala) Beads (Price Per Piece) (Mixed Lot)
Sterling Silver
27 mm Height
24 mm Width
13 gms
Item Code: JUJ32
$65.00
Superfine Handcarved Nepalese Buddhist Beads (Price Per Piece) (Mixed Lot)
Sterling Silver
24 mm Height
22 mm Width
9 gms
Item Code: JUI60
$45.00
Superfine Handcarved Auspicious Buddhist Drum Beads (Price Per Piece) (Mixed Lot)
Sterling Silver
44 mm Height
15 mm Width
12 gms
Item Code: JUJ38
$55.00
Nepalese Superfine Handcarved Buddhist Jataka Animal Beads (Price Per Piece) (Mixed Lot)
Sterling Silver
21 mm Height
19 mm Width
7 gms
Item Code: JUJ28
$25.00
Superfine Handcarved Nepalese Buddhist Drum Beads (Price Per Piece)
Sterling Silver
25 mm x 21 mm Size
Item Code: JUJ31
$55.00
Nepalese Superfine Handcarved Buddhist Jataka Animal Beads (Price Per Piece)
Sterling Silver
25 mm x 22 mm Size
Item Code: JUJ41
$35.00
Nepalese Superfine Handcarved Buddhist Beads (Price Per Piece) (Mixed Lot)
Sterling Silver
12.5 mm Height
20.5 mm Dia
Item Code: JTS01
$45.00
Dorje-Chopper Pendant
Brass
1.6 inch Height
1.3 inch Width
8.3 gms
Item Code: LBW34
$10.00
Add:
Cuff Bracelet with Dangling Turquoise and Endless Knot (Ashtamangala)
Sterling Silver
0.3 inch Height
Adjustable Size
37.2 gms
Item Code: LBV82
$145.00

Testimonials

I really found this site to be very well designed, and the number of items amazing. From my careful inspection of the high resolution photos, the quality of work appears to be outstanding.
Sanjay, USA
The statue was delivered today. It is exceedingly beautiful. My thanks to the creator of the statue for such a lovely idol and to yourselves for the great service.
Shashi
I'm so proud of your Company, it's so rare to have a good service after sales.... I will recommend you to all my friends.
Colette, Canada
I am a repeat customer of your store. I have bought several items from you and like the quality and service. Please keep up the good work of providing Puranas and Vedas.
Raghavan, USA
This is a beautiful website - and very customer friendly - easy to find your way around.
Sonia, UK.
Fantastic service! Delivery in Italy in two days!
Francesca Verna
Your custom service is great, especially Vipin. Vipin helped me locate a lost package. that was so nice!!!! I love this company. I love the cotton skirts with ruffle on the bottom. I also love how that when we place items in the shopping cart, the computer system allows them to remain in the cart until we are ready to purchase them. They don't disappear like with other on-line stores shopping cart system. Your the Best!!!
Heather Davis, USA
A true treasure vault of Bharatiya samskruti knowledge books! Thanks for this service.
Shashikant, USA
Very nice website, easy to use. Your one of the few Indian website that have an extensive collection of CD's that will ship to America.I think Indian website should expand themselves into the global community China sure has. China's market growth had to do with supply and demand. The same thing could happen to India, you just have to open the doors of India and let it happen. At least you seem to be doing that.
Donald, USA
Thank you for providing such an excellent service i recently ordered a number of books on the life and teachings of Sri Chaitanya and Sri Nityananda and Their associates, by various authors. it's very nice to find such a wide variety of Vaishnava literatures by various authors, all together on this one site, and you have made the selection and payment for the items you are selling, very easy. Shipping is included in the cost of the items - great arrangement, plus I received my order very quickly Thank you!
Warren, Australia
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India