Buddhist Snake Guardian against ALL Evil Bronze Naga Mucalinda Ring USA Size 9.5

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 07, 2015
  • Channel: Auction House

Among the notable nāgas of Buddhist tradition is Mucalinda, Nāgarāja and protector of the Buddha. In the Vinaya Sutra, shortly after his enlightenment, the Buddha is meditating in a forest when a great storm arises, but graciously, King Mucalinda gives shelter to the Buddha from the storm by covering the Buddha's head with his seven snake heads. Then the king takes the form of a young Brahmin and renders the Buddha homage.

This ring is made from cast bronze

Provenance:

My mother's Miami Estate Collection, acquired in 1940's Siam.

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