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Antique early 20th C. Tibetan Rug green base with Buddhist auspicious symbol border and archaic medallion. Notice the two halves are slightly different because they were woven seperately. Inner field corners have a great cloud and rain motif. A fun Horse Saddle top, nice color combination. midlevel
The books symbolise learning. The Five Qualities of Enjoyment are offerings, as when they come into contact with our senses, they give rise to the negative consequences of attachment and craving: The Mirror is a symbol for visual form.The Lute symbolises sound.The Incense Burner represents smell.The Fruit refers to for taste.The Silk relates to touch. In offering these qualities, one meditates on their nature and the intention of abandoning craving.