Iron tibetan ritual dagger


Iron tibetan ritual dagger (phurbu/phurba).


Iron tibetan ritual dagger (phurbu/phurba).

This type of dagger is linked to vajrayana buddhism, especially to the divinity Vajrakilaya, whose three faces are depicted on the handle.

The three edges of the blade symbolize the “three poisons” to exorcize.

Height : 22 cm

Epoque : XVIII-XIXth century

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