Here you can see finest Traditional Tibetan bronze mould Tsa Tsa "Manjushree, a Bodhisattva of Wisdom". Small size: height — 5.2 cm, width — 4.3 cm.
Amazingly fine bronze mould which makes perfect clay figurines of Manjushree , a bodhisattva of wisdom. Making of such clay images of Buddhas is traditionally considered as a way to accumulate merit and do purification. Tibetans say, the benefits of making tsa tsas are the same as of making of Buddha statue.
Manjushree (Sanskr.: Mañjuśrī) is a bodhisattva associated with wisdom (prajñā) in Mahayana Buddhism. In Tibetan Buddhism, he is also a yidam. His name literally means means “Gentle Glory”. Mañjuśrī is identified as the oldest and most significant bodhisattva in Mahāyāna literature and symbolizes the embodiment of prajñā (transcendent wisdom).
We don't sell cheap clumsy moulds which you can usually find at the market. Our forms are extremely fine and detailed, so you can be sure — your Buddhas will come perfect.
Another important remark about high quality alloy our molds made from. Some laid person may think the alloy is not important. It is not true. There are a lot of low quality molds on the market that made from cheap copper allowy mixed with zink or iron and produced by powder metallurgy. They is easily fractured.
Beside from this, our molds are made from pure copper, that warrants long life and high detalisation of your Buddhas.
Accordingly some sources, Tsa Tsa originated from India and was introduced to Tibet at the end of Early Middle Ages. At the same time other sources point on its Bön (Tib.: བོན་, Wylie: bon) origination.
In this process small Buddha firurines are extruded through a metal mold. The material may vary depends on the purpose and tradition, but mostly is clay or cereal flour that can be mixed with certain precious substances, such as precious stones or metals, or ash of noble monks and high lamas.