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Hi folks. 

 

A friend of mine recently found a Tigers eye bracelet on the ground. She asked me what the symbol meant, but I have no idea. Just because I practice kung fu, doesn’t mean I can read or write other languages!  

 

I thought I’d ask all my learned brothers and sisters here, maybe someone can help. Thanks!

 

 

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So far mostly i see some kind of fancy A :D

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For a guess in Chinese there is 扎(zhā) meaning like to tie something together..

 

Turn sideways, an embellished 土(tǔ) earth element?

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Thank you, the zha and A are interesting guesses. 

 

Upsidedown it reminds me of an old video game I used to play 😄

 

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On 12/27/2018 at 3:18 PM, Fa Xin said:
On 12/27/2018 at 2:24 PM, freeform said:

Tibetan script I reckon.

Now we’re getting somewhere !

 

Check this thing out..

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Huainanzi 6.1

 

"...Now if you keep intact your nature and guard your authenticity

and do not do damage to your person

[when you] meet with emergencies or are oppressed by difficulties,

your essence will penetrate [upward] to Heaven;..."

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judging by the pictograph it could be a man holding a shen or binding cord between heaven and earth.

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2 hours ago, Fa Xin said:

That’s quite the symbol there. Wonder what the meaning is 

That's the symbol of the Kalachakra.

It stands for Wheel of Time and is the symbol of a sacred tantra of Vajrayana Buddhism.

Here is some info - http://khentrulrinpoche.com/study/

 

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3 minutes ago, steve said:

That's the symbol of the Kalachakra.

It stands for Wheel of Time and is the symbol of a sacred tantra of Vajrayana Buddhism.

Here is some info - http://khentrulrinpoche.com/study/

 

Cool, thanks Steve! I’ve heard of Kalachakra empowerment’s given by HH. Appreciate the info!

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" st because I practice kung fu, doesn’t mean I can read or write other languages!    "

 

:D  

 

I used to get asked to interpret symbols on things at my Tarot reading stall at the markets -  well, if he reads tarot cards, maybe ....

 

I will give here then,  my standard interpretation  ( as a few times people have shown me something  they wear with an unknown symbol or writing on it ) :

 

< studies it closely, slowly mouths some interpretation and then  >   "  The finder of this object will be cursed for life  " 

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12 hours ago, steve said:

That's the symbol of the Kalachakra.

It stands for Wheel of Time and is the symbol of a sacred tantra of Vajrayana Buddhism.

Here is some info - http://khentrulrinpoche.com/study/

 

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that symbol is on that necklace? Sorry - it may have a fancy meaning but I don't that image on that necklace (or whatever it is - string of beads).

 

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To me it looks like an animal - a lizard on top of another animal or a stump. Sorry to get Freudian with the gestalt schtick - but  maybe I'm just more prone to seeing Nature in things.

 

 

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Well ok, I drew it. 

 

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Since it is tiger eye... It might be strength? 

 

 

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Otherwise just the letter A? Why? I have no idea. 

 

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On 2/9/2019 at 3:52 PM, Nungali said:

"  The finder of this object will be cursed for life  "

 

Isn't there a Chinese proverb:

 

'A curse is a blessing.'

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On 2/11/2019 at 6:30 AM, Everything said:

Or maybe the japanese letter "chi"? 

 

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I think we may have found a close one, though the top left (if viewed sideways) seems to dip down instead of up. Either way, good catch!

 

Strength was my first thought but unless it’s a very artsy rendition, it doesn’t seem to match

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On 12/26/2018 at 8:49 PM, Fa Xin said:

Hi folks. 

 

A friend of mine recently found a Tigers eye bracelet on the ground. She asked me what the symbol meant, but I have no idea. Just because I practice kung fu, doesn’t mean I can read or write other languages!  

 

I thought I’d ask all my learned brothers and sisters here, maybe someone can help. Thanks!

 

 

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Looks like a stylized Sanskrit S. But could be a P or M too.

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