Bronze Temple Bell – BTB00016
Thailand, bronze stupa temple bell in 19th century with a four element an Apsara green patina in every each side. The temple bell could remove or protect a person from spell or evil spirit. According to traditional belief, the sound of bell ringing can purify the holy place so the bells become one of the sacred objects for Buddhist temples. An Apsara (in Sanskrit : apsarah means a feminine) Apsaras are beautiful, supernatural female beings. They are youthful and elegant and superb in the art of dancing. They are often the wives of the Gandharvas, the court musicians of Indra. They dance to the music made by the Gandharvas, usually in the palaces of the gods, entertain and sometimes seduce gods and men.