This exquisite ring has the Heart Sutra engraved on the inner side and the Lotus Flower carved on the grooved outer side. The black tones accentuate and enhance the unique design to bring out each beautiful detail.
The Lotus , a flower that emerges from the murky pond is embraced by some of the largest religions in the world as a sign of purity and its unfolding petals depict the expansion of the soul.
The breaking of the surface every morning is also suggestive of desire, this leads to it being associated with spiritual enlightenment.
In the same way the lotus flower goes through much in its growth before emerging from dirty water to become a beautiful flower, the individual consciousness does the same on its path to enlightenment as the so-called impurities of unenlightened thinking gradually fade.
The lotus is one of the eight auspicious signs of Buddhism and Hinduism, and the eight-petaled lotus seen in Buddhist mandalas means cosmic harmony.
"The Heart Sutra" is a popular sutra in Mahāyāna Buddhism. Its Sanskrit title, Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya, can be translated as "The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom".
The Heart Sutra is a teaching by the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, the Buddha of Compassion, to the monk Shariputra.
The Heart Sutra is "the single most commonly recited, copied and studied scripture in East Asian Buddhism.
Although it is very brief, it contains key concepts of Buddhist Philosophy of the skandhas, the four noble truths, the cycle of interdependence and the central concept of Mahayana Buddhism, Emptiness.
Briefly, the sutra describes the wisdom, Avalokiteśvara gained while engaged in deep meditation.
The insight refers to the fundamental emptiness as the five aggregates of human existence:
This ring represents the perfect emblem that gives a deep significance meaning.