Red Ridge X Curiosity Corner – Phurba / Phurpa.
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Above is a picture of a Phurba, this item may also go by the name of a Spirit Dagger or Demon Dagger. We at Red Ridge X did not know anything about this item but our attention was drawn to it when Ian from Project Paranormal posted this picture as we were talking about the last two items the Tibetan demon mask and the prayer wheel. Let’s take a closer look at this item.
What is a Phurba?
The Phurba which is the Tibetan name for this item or Kilaya as it is called in Sanskrit is a ceremonial dagger. You will find in most cases the blade of the Phurba is not sharp and is not made to cause harm to sentient beings as this is by no means a physical weapon.
What are the Origins of the Phurba?
There is a couple of differing stories of where the Phurba…
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