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胫骨号(二)

2002-07-09 1034 报道:佛教天地
  胫骨号
  THIGHBONE TRUMPET
  清(公元1644-1911年)QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
  长43厘米LENGTH 43CM
  收藏单位:布达拉宫管理处POTALA PALACE COLLECTION
  胫骨号是藏传佛教密宗的法器之一。胫骨号的用材一般是取自因难产而死亡的妇女的胫骨,它由死者的亲属捐献给寺院。佛教信徒认为,一个妇女之所以难产而死,是因为她前世的罪孽太重。把她遗体上的胫骨献出来做成法号,就能洗清她前世的罪孽,以求得来世转生为善趣。胫骨号也有金属制作的,外形也如人的小腿骨。这件胫骨号的口沿及号筒连接处,镶嵌有铜丝和宝石。
  THE THIGHBONE TRUMPET IS ONE OF THE RELIGIOUS OBJECTS OF ESOTERIC BUDDHISM THIGHBONES ARE OFEN DONATED TO MONASTERIES BY FAMILY MEMBERS OF WOMAN WHO DIED IN CHILDBIRTH 。IT WAS BELIEVED THAT THESE WOMEN HAD DIED BECARSE THEY HAD COMMITTED SINS 。BY THEIR THIGHBONES BEING MADE INTO RELIGIOUS HORNS THE SINS IN THEIR PREVIOUS LIFE COULD BE EXPIATED AND THEY COULD EXPECT TO LIVE A GOOD LIFE IN THEIR NEXT LIFETIME ,THE THIGHBONE TRUMPET WAS SOMETIMES MADE OF METAL IN THE SHAPE OF A HUMAN THIGHBONE 。THE MONTH AND THE JOINTS OF THIS PIECE ARE BOUND WITH COPPER THREADS AND PRECIOUS STONES。
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