Tibetan Portable Shrine
Gau, Ghau or Gao - Portable Shrines with Deity inside Tibetans and Nepalese Buddhist Carry them when on long journeys from home.
They have been blessed and have offerings of wheat and herbs sealed inside.
Green TaraBuddhist Bodhisattva
LARGE Gau with Green Tara insideMeasures 12 centimetres across
LARGE Gau with ShamballaMeasures 12 x 9.5 x 4 centimetres
Lapis TurquoiseRed coral & FREE cord
These are Metal Gau, they open like a locket and you can carry anything inside. Tibetan Buddhist usually carry their prayers printed on paper inside.
Buy one and you get a FREE attractive woven cord to wear it with.
Red Coral, Lapis, TurquoiseFREE CORD INCLUDED
Made from metal in Nepal. Has Tibetan Om Symbol in centre with red coral, lapis and turquoise chips.
Opens at the back like a locket to put whatever you wish inside, and comes with a FREE attractive woven black cord to wear it around your neck or hang on a wall.
Measures: 7.5 x 4.5 cms (3 x 2 inches)
Turquoise ChipsBuddha EyesFREE CORD INCLUDED
Made from metal in Nepal. Has Buddha Eyes design in centre with Turquoise chips.
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An original old Gau, used by Tibetan Buddhist's when travelling, you will always have your Buddha with you.
Basically a portable shrine that Tibetans would take on long journeys.
The outer is made from leather with a cord at the back to hang on your wall.
Buddha is carved, this is a very interesting item for a collector or enthusiast.
It is old but not sure how old. Definitely not a tourist trade item.
Measures: 11 x 10 cms (4.5 x 4 inches)
An original old Gau, used by Tibetan Buddhist's when travelling, you will always have your Manjushree with you.
Measures: 15 x 12.5 cms (6 x 5 inches)
Buddhist Eight Auspicious Signs
This is a very large Gau, has a Buddha image inside and the Tibetan Buddhist Lucky - Eight Auspicious Signs around the outside.
They have been blessed and have offerings of wheat and herbs sealed inside
Measures: 18.5 x 16 centimetres