Tibetan Bell & Dorje set 5.5" is smaller for those with smaller hands or if you need a travel size. The Tibetan Bell and Dorje are essential symbols of Tibetan Buddhism as well part of the sadhana. They are meditation instruments which last a lifetime.
The Tibetan Bell symbolizes the feminine principle, the wisdom of emptiness. The Dorje or Vajra, symbolizes the masculine principle or that of the mind which is compassion. Compassion is expressed through skillful means. The union of these two principles brings about enlightened mind.
The use of Tibetan bells clear the mind from clouds of negative thought, creating calmness.
Bells are still used to awaken us spiritually, as a call to prayer, and to assist us in becoming present to our better selves. Children love the sound of gongs and the Tingsha bells. What a pure joy it creates for them!
Bell and Dorje: The Tibetan Bell is held in the left hand, expressing Wisdom, and the Dorje held near the heart, expressing Compassion.