The Akara Charms are based on traditional Buddhist symbols that are rich with meaning, that bring temporary and ultimate benefit to the wearer. Our charms are made from 925 sterling silver with white gold plating to prevent tarnishing.
Our Tashi charm collection has eight symbols to bring auspiciousness to your life.
These eight auspicious symbols (Ashtamangala in Sanskrit) traditionally appear on Buddhist textiles, objects, and paintings. Each symbol represents an aspect of the Buddha’s teaching and when they appear together, their powers are said to be multiplied. These symbols represent the following:
Height: Parasol (2.4 cm); Golden Fish (2.0 cm); Treasure Vase (1.7 cm); Lotus (2.8 cm); Conch (1.9 cm); Endless Knot (1.8 cm); Victory Banner (2.3 cm); Wheel (1.9 cm)
This extraordinary Vajra Claw pendant contains four sacred dharanis (mantras and chants), each of which has extraordinary blessings and benefits mentioned by Buddha himself. The four dharanis are the Avalokiteshvara...
This silver pendant heals by touch, as it contains ten semi-precious stones and three metals renowned for their medicinal benefits. You can attach this pendant to any kind of chain...
This ring is specially designed in-house at Akara and made by one of our Newari artisans here in Nepal. Uniquely combining both the vajra and bell, it has many levels...