|Buddhist Crystal Offerings|
Geodes, crystal wish-granting tree, quartz crystals and amethysts as crystal offerings to the Buddhas (click image to enlarge)
Crystals, with their combined translucent, reflective and refractive properties are used to symbolise...
- The light of Dharma reflecting and radiating in all directions from the multiple facets of the crystals.
- The clarity of the mind.
- The emptiness of all phenomena
- Wish-fulfilling jewels for relief of suffering
|Wish granting tree on crystal base with crystal leaves|
Wish granting trees are often made from crystals. The facets of the crystals radiate in all directions the fulfillment of the wishes of those wanting to be free from suffering.
Geodes symbolise emptiness.
|Medicine Buddha with blue geode|
Some practitioners include specific crystals for their healing properties within their shrine offerings. Therapists place their healing crystals before the Buddhas to purify them and increase their potency with the Buddhas' blessings.
|Quartz Crystal Geode|