Sterling and Lapis Om Gau

This prayer box pendant was crafted in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. It is composed of sterling silver and lapis with the Om syllable on the front of the pendant. A gau is a Tibetan Buddhist amulet generally worn as a necklace, and often containing a written prayer or a sacred diagram such as the Kalachakra.

Om is a mantra word or a phrase used for meditation practice, yoga and chanting. It is a sacred sound considered to be the greatest of all mantras in both Buddhism and Hinduism.

Dimensions are 0.98" x 0.59" x 0.28"