Khatvanga | Ritual Objects | Religious Artifacts

SKU: 1547TBSKatvangaOggetto


Khatvanga, The Ritual Staff

About Our Ritual Item :

Our Khatvanga is elaborated with beautiful decorations. This specific set comes with a stand that is unique, and the circular rings include beautiful hand carvings. Giving this gold-plated Khatvanga to your friends, family, and other loved ones as well as to oneself would be a special gesture.

Introduction To The Khatvanga :

Khatvanga is a stick with a skull on top that is commonly used in Tantric rituals. It is also depicted in the hands of the oldest known Tantric pictures in the Indic world. It comprises of a short stick topped by a single skull from which a vajra emerges.

In the Tantric Buddhist environment, the khatvanga had a very profound meaning. At its most basic level, it represents the opposite gender counterpart of the equal or close deity who carries it.

Both Tsang Nyon Heruka and Padmasambhava are renowned for holding a khatvanga staff on their left shoulder.

Size: 193cm(Height) and 36cm(Base)
Weight: 8.66 kg

How to set up your own Buddhist Shrine?

  • Find a clean, quiet, and uncluttered spot
  • Set up an altar table, cover it with an altar cloth that calls to you
  • Place your sacred item at the center