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台式银转经筒

2002-07-09 384 报道:佛教天地
  台式银转经筒
  TABLE SILVER PRAYER WHEEL
  清(公元1644-1911年)QING DYNASTY(1644-1911)
  高19直径12。5厘米HEIGHT19CM DIAMETER12。5CM
  收藏单位:布达拉宫管理处POTALA PALACE COLLECTION
  转经筒是藏传佛教信徒祈祷常用的法器。形如小桶,中贯以轴,其内装经文,外面绘有各种图案。转经筒以手摇式的最为常见,这件转经筒则系台式,使用时摆放在桌子上,人们只要按顺时针方向轻轻地转动轮上的转轴,即可快速转动转经筒,转动一次等于念诵一遍经文。这件台式转经筒的器身上到处錾刻了忍冬、卷草等精致的花纹,既是一件法器,又是一件别致的艺术品。
  THE PRAYER WHEEL IS A RELIGIOUS ARTIFACT COMMONLY USED BY BELIEVERS IN TIBETAN BUDDHISM 。THIS TABLE-TYPE PRAYER WHEEL ,SHAPED LIKE A BUCKET WITH AN AXE IN THE MIDDLE,IS FILLED WITH BUDDHIST MANUSCRIPTS INSIDE AND PAINTED WITH VARIOUS KINDS OF DESIGNS ON THE OUTSIDE 。ONE TURNS THE PRAYER WHEEL ONCE QUICKLY AND CLOCKWISE HAVING CHANTED THE MANUSCRIPT ONCE 。THE SURFACE OF THIS PRAYER WHEEL IS COVERED WITH EXQUISITELY INCISED PATTERNS OF HONEYSUCKLE AND A CURLY FOLIATED DESIGN 。IT IS RELIGIOUS OBJECT AND ALSO A UNIQUE WORK OF ART
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