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Bell and thunderbolt

The National Museum of Mongolia

The National Museum of Mongolia

The bell and thunderbolt are the most important ritual instruments of Tibetan Buddhism. Used as a pair in rituals, they symbolise the union of wisdom and compassion, which leads ultimately to enlightenment.
Mongolian families keep these items in their homes.

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  • Title: Bell and thunderbolt
  • Location: "Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia"

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