When mentioned Tibetan religion, dense nationality color and its mysterious atmosphere will appear in your mind, giving you the feeling of mystery and dignity.Tsatsa, is a typical Tibetan Buddhist art form. In this sense, we can say that Tsatsa is one of the symbols of Tibetan long history religion.Explore Tibet Team, a professional Tibet travel agency, today introduces Tsatsa to you.
Tsatsa was introduced into Tibet from India after the 10th century. Tsatsa origins in Sanskrit,and it is votive tablets in Tibetan Buddhism, usually clay impressions made with a mould.Usually,there is a hollowed, reversed image of a deity, a stupa or other sacred symbols in the Tsatsa. In accordance with ingredients added in Tsatsa, Tsatsas can divide into various categories, such as plain clay Tsatsa, ash Tsatsa, medicine Tsatsa,and humoral Tsatsa. Just as its name,plain clay Tsatsa just mean no special ingredient in it. Ash Tsatsa means there are some ashes of late lamas are added into it. Medicine Tsatsa means there are some Tibetan herbs added in it.Humoral Tsatsa contains liquid produced in the mummifying procedure of late high lamas.In a word,the name of the Tsatsa depend on the materials added in it.After tsatsas being molded, they are dried or fired to be hard.
For Tibetans, Tsatsa are holy object, and it can be found inside stupas, prayer wheel niches, holy caves and monastery altars or any holy sites.Some people even put the small Tsatsa inside a portable amulet shrine and taken as amulets.
Today,a number of stupas of the time can still be found in Tibet, and the Tsatsa clay figurines are in various shape.Comes and experience this magical world of culture with .Explore Tibet Team.