Yantra meditation plaque, India, 1800-1899

Made:
1801-1900

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Yantra meditation plaques, circular, bronze, India, 1800s

A bronze Yantra meditation plaque decorated with a geometric pattern. Meditation has strong links with Ayurveda and is often recommended as part of an ‘Ayurvedic lifestyle’. Techniques vary – Yantra meditation uses patterns of symbols and shapes to help focus the mind.

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Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A639042
type:
yantra

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