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The syllable Om is first mentioned in the Upanishads, the mystical texts associated with the Vedanta philosophy. 
It has variously been associated with concepts of "cosmic sound" or "mystical syllable" or "affirmation to something divine", or as symbolism for abstract spiritual concepts in the Upanishads.
Tibet - Tingsha OM black painted
Antique Tibet Old God Statue patina Bronze Buddhist Dragon Singing bell
sizes:  9cm  *  4.5cm  *  10cm
Material: bronze
Cast period: BC
Country of origin: China
Tibet dragon singing bell
Tibet old temple god statue with patina.
Bronze Buddhist Dragon Singing chime bell
Sizes: height:20cm, Long:18cm, Width:9cm.
Tibet temple bell
Old Chinese Tibetan Silver people “金玉满堂” Bell Peace lock amulet necklace

Size: Height :12.5 CM.
Long:11 CM,
Width:1.5 CM
Weight: 0.300 KG
Materials: Tibetan silver
Tibetan amulet necklace
Tibetan silver medallion.
Age: before 1800.
Height 7.5 cm, width 5 cm, thickness 2.4 cm.
Weight 140 gr.
Tibetan pendant
Torah finials are used to decorate the top ends of the rollers in Judaica religion during torah reading.
Every finial is surrounded by six bells which hang down over the column.
The bells are important in that they recall the bells which were, like the pomegranates, hung from the High Priest's robe.
Height: 13 inch (aprox. 33cm)
Torah finials
Thai Amulet Coin 3 BUDDHA BELL SHAPE 
Thai Copper Pendant

Thai people believe Buddha is good everything will unexpectedly happen to you. Amulets will bring prosperity and ensure success in life, good wealth, luck, love, charm, business, life protection, and good success. While also, can prevent the ghosts, all black magic, rituals, superstition, avoid from danger because all Thai amulets come in a variety of different materials such as limestone, plaster, wood, glass, metal, precious stone, gold and silver and even a greater variety of shapes and sizes. Some may contain the ash from bone, incenses burner or old temple buildings, or the dirt from specific graveyards, while others may hold  pollen, clay, baked clay, herbs, and yet others may contain monk's ropes, hair, saliva or drops of blood from a famous monk, the later is believed to add further protection power to the amulet for worship.
Triple Buddha amulet
The bell depict a Japanese ogre (oni).
Onigawara are a type of ornamentation in Japanese architecture.
Tōdai-ji (東大寺, Eastern Great Temple) is a Buddhist temple complex that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, located in the city of Nara, Japan. The temple was finalised in 754.
The name Tōdai-ji (東大寺) is written on the bell reverse.
The bell is 3" tall and made from black clay.

"Amuleta norocoasă Căpcăunul de la Tōdai-ji"
Clopotul are desenat pe o faţă un căpcăun japonez (oni), o făptură mitică.
Onigawara este un tip de ornamentaţie în arhitectura japoneză.
Tōdai-ji (東大寺, Templul Mare de Est) este un templu budist, care a fost odată unul dintre cele șapte mari temple puternice, situate în orașul Nara, Japonia. Templul a fost finalizat în 754.
Numele Tōdai-ji (東大寺) este scris pe spatele clopotului.
Clopotul este confecţionat din argilă neagră şi are 7,62 cm înălţime.
Tōdai-ji 'Onigawara' ogre

Valdai and Kasimov bell
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