Yantra meditation plaque, India, 1800-1899

Yantra meditation plaque,  India, 1800s.
A copper Yantra meditation plaque decorated with a geometric pattern. Meditation has strong links with Ayurveda and is often recommended as part of an ‘Ayurvedic lifestyle’. Techniques vary – Yantra meditation uses patterns of symbols and shapes to help focus the mind.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1801-1900
Inventory number :
A639011