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鎏金银法轮

2002-07-10 967 报道:佛教天地
  鎏金银法轮
  GILDED SILVER WHEEL OF DHARMA
  清(公元1644-1911年)QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
  高43·5厘米HEIGHT 43·5CM
  收藏单位:西藏博物馆TIBET MUSEUM
  这件银质千辐法轮上錾刻八宝与瑞草文图案,中间为十三个同心圆,八宝与同心圆鎏金。轮座雕饰双覆莲,并刻文发愿文题记。佛教中将“法轮”喻指为佛法,佛法如转圣王之“轮宝”转动。无坚不摧,能摧破众生烦恼无明,摧灭一切邪念;同时也是指佛陀说法如车轮旋转,供奉法轮意在祈祷佛常住世说法,佛法住世被称为“法轮常转”
  THIS SILVER WHEEL OF DHARMA IS INCISED WITH EIGHT TREASURES ,FOLIATE DESIGNS AND WITH THIRTEEN CONCENTRIC CIRCLES IN THE CENTRE 。THE EIGHT TREASURES AND THE CIRCLE ARE GILDED 。THE BASE OF THE WHEEL OF DHARMA IS CARVED WITH A DOUBLE LOTUS AND AN INSCRIPTION IN TIBETAN ,IN BUDDHISM 。THE WHEEL OF DHARMA SYMBOLIZES THE POWER OF BUDDHA 。THE POWER OF BUDDHA ,LIKE THE WHEEL DHARMA ,CAN CONQUER ALL THE TROUBLES AND EVIL IDEAS ,AT THE SAME TIME ,THE EVER-TURNING WHEEL OF DHARMA ALSO REFERS TO THE ELOQUENT PREACHING OF DOCTRINES BY BUDDHA BY ENSHRINING THE WHEEL OF DHARMA ,BUDDHISTS MEAN TO EXPRESS THEIR WISH THAT BUDDHA SHOULD STAY IN HIS WORLD TEACHING BUDDHISM 。THUS THE PREACHING OF BUDDHIST DOCTRINES IS SOMETIMES CALLED “TURNING OF THE WHEEL OF DHARMA ”。
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