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鎏金曼达

2002-07-10 920 报道:佛教天地
  鎏金曼达
  GILDED MANDALA
  清(公元1644-1911)QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
  高31、直径17厘米 HEIGHT 31CM DIAMETER17CM
  收藏单位:西藏博物馆TIBET MUSEUM
  曼达(曼札)是藏传佛教的重要法器之一。其完整的形状象征着须弥山。曼达共分五层,依次向上收敛,下面四层錾刻了八宝、七政、五妙欲等图案,最上层置法轮。佛经上说须弥山是由金、银、铜、铁四宝所组成,这件曼达也是由各种金银珠宝装饰而成。它们用溥的金属镂刻而成,做工非常精细。
  THE COMPLETE SHAPE OF A MANDALA SYMBOLIZES MT。SUMERU AND IS ONE OF THE IMPORTANT RELIGIOUS ARTIFACTS IN TIBETAN BUDDHISM 。 A MANDALA CONSISTS OF FIVE LAYERS ARRANGED IN ORDER OF SIZE 。WITH THE LARGEST AT THE BOTTOM AND THE SMALLEST ON THE TOP 。THE FOUR LOWER LAYERS ARE INCISED WITH BUDDHIST DESIGNS AND TOP LAYER WITH THE DESIGN OF THE WHEEL OF DHARMA 。ACCORDING TO BUDDHIST SRTRA ,MTSUMERU IS COMPOSED OF FOUR TRESURES:GOLD 、SILVER ,COPPER AND IRON 、SO IS MANDALA ,AS ARTWORK OF PERFECT CRAFTSMANSHIP ,THIS MANDALA IS MADE OF THIN METAL -SHEET AND DECORATED WITH VARIOUS GOLD,SILVER ,AND JEWELLERY
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