Bronze mirror with a Sanskrit Mantra inscription for Cundi Bodhisattva, Yuan to Ming dynasty, 1271-1644
- Image Number: K1A001953N000000000PBA
- Dynasty: Yuan dynasty
- Category: Bronzes
- Function: Household appliance
- Material: Mineral/Metal/Bronze
Round mirror, round flat button. The back of the mirror is a mantra in Sanskrit, which is arranged in three concentric circles on the button and back of the mirror. The mirror button is Sanskrit “Om” (om). The mantra on the outer circle of the mirror back is 20 words, and the inner circle is 16 words. It is read from the outside to the inside, including Zhunti mantra, Jingfa Realm mantra, Manjusri one word mantra and six word Daming mantra. Zhunti Mantra originates from India. It is a way to practice Zhunti Mantra by observing and reciting the mantra in the mirror.
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