This is a beautiful tassel featuring a cylindrical bead made of the Aventurine crystal and etched with the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum.
Om Mani Padme Hum is probably the most famous mantra in Buddhism, the six syllabled mantras of the bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteshvara (Tibetan Chenrezig, Chinese Guanyin). The Dalai Lama is said to be an incarnation of Chenrezig or Avalokiteshvara, so the mantra is especially revered by his devotees and it is commonly carved onto rocks and written on paper which is then inserted into prayer wheels to increase its effects.
The mantra Om Mani Padme Hum is easy to say yet quite powerful because it contains the essence of the entire teachings of Buddha. When you say the first syllable Om it is blessed to help you achieve perfection in the practice of generosity, Ma helps perfect the practice of pure ethics, and Ni helps achieve perfection in the practice of tolerance and patience. Pä, the fourth syllable, helps to achieve perfection of perseverance, Me helps achieve perfection in the practice of concentration, and the final sixth syllable Hum helps achieve perfection in the practice of wisdom.
Aventurine is a stone that promotes clarity of mind and self-confidence thus reinforces decisiveness and amplifies leadership qualities. Aventurine encourages calmness and positivity and helps to release emotional pain in a gentle, effective way. Aventurine strengthens an individual sense of self and is the ideal stone for those who are looking for a positive view of life. It is also said to enhance the sense of humor and cheerfulness of its possessor.
This beautiful Om Mani Padme Hum Hanging will bring the blessings of the bodhisattva of compassion into your life.