Hindu yantra meditation plaque

Made:
1801-1900 in India
maker:
Unknown

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Square hindu meditation plaque, called a yantra, bronze, Indian, 1801-1900

Yantra mediation uses shapes and symbols engraved on to plaques to focus the mind. Mediation and yoga are recommended as part of an Ayurvedic lifestyle. Ayurveda is a Hindu medical traditional that aims to preserve and restore balance in the body through holistic treatments including diet and exercise.

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A639039
Materials:
bronze, complete
type:
yantra
taxonomy:
  • amulet
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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