Summer Auction Items Available for Absentee Bidding

If you are unable to join us for the summer auction and would like to place an absentee bid, email us by Monday, July 1, 2013, no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (New York time) with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Email address
  • Shipping address
  • Name of the item on which you wish to bid
  • Amount of your bid (excludes shipping charges)

If yours is the winning bid, we will notify you regarding payment for the item and shipping costs. Payment may be made by PayPal, check, Visa or MasterCard.

Photos of Selected Auction Items

The items shown below are available for absentee bidding. Please email your bid no later than 5 p.m. Monday, July 1. Or join us in person on Friday, July 5, to bid on these or many more items up for auction!

wealth vaseWealth Vase

The Tibetan wealth vase is said to have the power to enhance both the spiritual and material prosperity of those who place it in their homes or businesses. Vase is of silver-plated copper, with gilt medallions. Contains the traditional mixture of semi-precious and precious stones and five grains/seeds and is blessed by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. Approximately 5½” high and 5”at widest point.  


TapihritsaTapihritsa Statue

Although considered a historical person, for Bon practitioners Tapihritsa is symbolic of the dharmakaya Buddha, naked and without ornaments, personifying absolute reality. This small Tapihritsa statue is silver plated and hand painted in Nepal. Measures 6” high x 4½” wide x 3½” deep at base. 

 

 

 


crystal ballCrystal Ball

Just as we can see through a crystal ball to the other side, the crystal ball symbolizes the transparency of our essence when we are in the natural state. This clear quartz crystal ball measures 3” in diameter and comes with a lacquered wooden stand. 

 


kapalasKapalas

This set of kapalas is used hold tea and wine as offerings for Yeshe Walmo, preserver and protector of Tibetan Bon Buddhist wisdom, during ritual ceremonies. Made of gold and silverplate. Measures 5¾”x 3” at base and 2¾” at top.  


Medicine Buddha thangkaThangka: Medicine Buddha

The Medicine Buddha, Sangye Menlha, is said to be a manifestation of Tonpa Shenrab, founder of the Tibetan Bön Buddhist tradition. The Medicine Buddha is thought to bring peace and prosperity to mind, body and the world. This beautiful brocade thangka measures 28” x 44½” (including brocade); the painting is 12¾” x 17¾”.

 

 


pechaSipe Gyalmo Pecha

This pecha (Tibetan looseleaf book), written in Tibetan, focuses on Sipe Gyalmo, the chief wrathful protector deity of the Yungdrung Bön. Even if you do not read Tibetan, it is considered a blessing to have this text and keep it on one’s shrine. Comes with cover. Measures 14½” x 3¼” x 1½”. 


altarTibetan Altar

This unique, hand-painted antique altar chest from Tibet contains two doors for storage. Measures 31” long and 15½”deep, with a front height of 22” and back height of 28”.