Tibetan metal cymbal are used in buddhist prayers and meditation by strucking the metal cymbals together. It makes clear and long lasting tones. It is also used in yoga meditation and mindfulness classes. This cymbal is embossed with eight auspicious symbols (ashta mangala)*. Handmade in Nepal.
*Eight auspicious symbols are 1. Lotus Flower representing purity and enlightenment. 2. Endless Knot representing eternal harmony. 3. Pair of Golden Fish representing conjugal happiness and freedom. 4. Victory Banner representing a victorious battle. 5. Wheel of Dharma representing knowledge. 6. Treasure Vase representing inexhaustible treasure and wealth. 7. Parasol representing the crown