Images

The images used in the banner are all of items collected from Tibet.  They come courtesy of Inbal Livne and are © National Museum of Scotland, and may not be used without permission.

Mani stone (Le Mesurier)

Mani stone (Le Mesurier)

Round mani stone carved with the mantra ‘Om Mani Padme Hum’. Early twentieth century, collected by Lilian Le Mesurier (Ladakh)

Gau (Annie Taylor)

Gau (Annie Taylor)

Round brass gau (amulet) containing a tsa-tsa (votive). Late nineteenth century, collected by Annie R Taylor (Yatung, Tibet).

Gau (Annie Taylor)

Gau (Annie Taylor)

Brass gau with engraved mantra. Late nineteenth century, collected by Annie R Taylor (Yatung, Tibet)

Mani stone (Le Mesurier)

Mani stone (Le Mesurier)

Oblong mani stone carved with the mantra ‘Om Mani Padme Hum’. Early twentieth century, collected by Lilian Le Mesurier (Ladakh)