Thogchag Tibetan amulet. * The name of the Thogchag amulets litteraly mean "sky-iron" because of the past some of the original Thogchag amulets were made of meteoritic iron. * Nowaday the Thogchag are made of metal amulets (mostly bronze and iron), made by some special men and women, and sometime later blessed by Lama. * Thogchag amulets can have various shapes:
- Ritual items (Dorje, Phurba, Melong ...) - Tantric deity (Chana Dorje, Garuda, Citipati) - Mantra plates & so on ... * Tibetan see Thogchag as powerfull protective amulets and wear them as pendants, Gold sometime also add them to their Mala. * To learn more about Thogchag and see some pictures of old Thogchag amulets, please click here.