Yantra

Published: 10.07.2013
Updated: 10.07.2013

Sanskrit:  instrument, machine,

A yantra is a mystical diagram used in religious rituals and  functions as a revelatory conduits of cosmic truths.


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Picture showing the two mystic syllables Om and Hrim, accompanied by formulae of homage to the Tirthankaras placed inside a hexagram.

Material: Gouache on cloth
Dated: 15th century
Location: Gujarat, India
Source: Jain Cosmology - Colette Caillat/Ravi Kumar

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