Tibetan Buddhist Hayagriva Phurba (The Ritual Dagger/ Kīla)
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Size: L 21.6cm * W 2.9cm * H 3.5cm
PHURBA/PHURPA: TIBETAN RITUAL DAGGER OR KILA
This wonderful unsharpened Hayagriva Phurba (the Ritual Dagger) has wonderfully carved blade and handle which has detailed in natural look. It has Hayagriva head on the top of the handle which adds extra beauty to this Phurba.
Brass handle with antique Brass finished features detailed face. It’s handy and comfortable, perfect for any kinds of ritual ceremony.
The Phurba (or Kila) is triple sided Tibetan ritual dagger or stake. Tibetan meaning for Phurba refers to a stake used for tethering or a peg used for securing a tent. While other objects of similar shape can be considered Phurba, it is usually a knife with three distinct segments, one of which is a characterstic three - sided blade or point.
The segments and the triple blade represent the three spirit worlds, while the Phurba as a whole symbolizes the “worlds axis” bring all three worlds together. The blade's power to transform the negative energies known as the "three poisons" or "root poisons" (Sanskrit: mula klesha) of attachment/craving/desire, delusion/ignorance/misconception, and aversion/fear/hate. This ritual Buddhist dagger or dart symbolizes the slaying or destruction of foe or obstructions.
POWER OF PHURBA:
The Phurba bears may abilities;
Phurba - Ritual Dagger is used to drive away evil spirits or negativity. Phurba causes aggravated damage and double damage to spirits. Phurba is capable of moving under it's own power by flying about and is quite fast and capable of lifting a man off the ground (When attempting to resist the Phurba by main strength, the Phurba has strength of four unless thyme magic or some other cheat is used, you will not be able to outrun it).
The faces on either side of the pommel can animate and bite anyone gripping the handle (This causes completely negligible damage but requires a Sta roll against a different of eight to hang on to it).
Phurba can unerringly track any being whose blood it has already tasted. Anyone killed by a Phurba, has his psychic linkages severed and is thrust into oblivion. Victims of the Phurba never return as ghosts.
Phurba also has the strange effect of completely crazing the cause of death to any form of scrying except time magic. Prime, spirit and mind magic will yield nothing in term of sensory impressions and even Necromancy will draw a blank. Any Euthanatos using this dagger should keep a close eye on his Jhor taint. Since the blade of Phurba is triangular in shape, wounds that are caused by it will not close by themselves, this causes the victim to lose his health conditions.
Lastly, Phurba are immune to destruction with entropy, matter or forces magic. Attempting to use any kind of magic or control the dagger will invite attack.
USE OF PHURBA:
The Phurba - Ceremonial Dagger, is a central ritual tool for all shamanic rituals - so central, in fact, that its use is rearely specified but simply presumed. Phurba in Buddhist ceremonies to exorcise demons or as a spiritual nail to pin down the distractions of gree, desire, envy. The sides of the Phurba destroy the three poisons: attachment, aversion, delusion.
Phurba also used as destroying violence, hatred, and aggression by tying them to the blade of the phurba and then vanquishing them with its tip. Phurba (Ritual Dagger) is used in the ritual slaying of negative emotions, such as anger. It is regarded as possessing magical powers, and is an essential artefact uses sacred mask dances. It is also regarded as a powerful weapon which subdues evil spirits and negative energies, transforming them into positive forces. It is therefore that the Phurba is not a physical weapon, but a spiritual implement, and should be regarded as such. The Phurbas were traditionally for the use of hunting down the demons. Certain demons however, are immune to attack from any earthly weapon.
Phurba also used to pin down restless energy and create a stable "protected" and thus "hallowed ground." It is often used in tantric ceremonies to initiate a protective circle by establishing a boundary of Phurba stakes nailed into the ground and connected by a thread or threads of a certain color.
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