Its interesting how many people who have set up a Buddhist home altar are still looking for a certain piece to make it complete, especially when you consider that there is a one-stop shop for Buddhist altar supplies online. Now that Chopa.com has expanded their inventory of Buddhist altar items, creating a Zen altar or Buddhist altar has never been easier.
Here is just a sampling of what they have to offer –
- A Soapstone Oil Warmer can create a calm and relaxed setting with its soft candlelit base and carved rose-colored soapstone. Incense granules infuse your sacred space with a delightful scent.
- A Sitting Wooden Siddhartha Buddha that is hand-crafted from the finest wood. The focal point of any Buddhist altar, Siddhartha is the birth name of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
- A red Lacquered Offering Stand that is a graceful addition to any Zen altar, measuring 3” around at the top.
- Tibetan Singing Bowls that are made from hand-pounded brass make a profound and mystical “singing” sound when played, and come with a wooden striker and silk cushion.
- A Yin and Yang Incense Holder that is a symbolic decoration for Tibetan Buddhist altars, and it illustrates how opposing forces give rise to the interconnectedness of the universe.
- A set of Dragon Tingsha Meditation Cymbals that are hand-cast in metal is engraved with an intricate dragon pattern. These beautiful 3” cymbals are used to begin and end a meditation session or to clear the mind.
If you have been trying to put together a sacred space or Buddhist altar in your home, then look no further than Chopa.com for all of your Buddhist altar supplies.