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      金剛杵

 

独鈷杵から九鈷杵、宝珠杵や宝塔杵など、様々な種類があります。左はチベットの五鈷杵を横から見た図で、仏教では煩悩を滅する菩提心の象徴として、儀式の中で使われる法具の1つとされています。

 

      The Vajra

 

There are many kind of Vajra, from Single-pointed to Nine-pointed Vajra and peaceful and wrathful Vajra and so on. This is the peaceful five-pointed Vajra in Tibet. The Vajra is known as the weapon for Bodhicitta to remove the conflicting emotions.