The Bhumpa, or Altar Vase, is an important ceremonial item used for holding holy water that has been blessed by the Guru. Bhumpas may also be used by practitioners to make water offerings - in such cases the water is regarded as pure nectar.
The Bhumpa Set or Altar Vase is made of copper alloy in oxidation, has fine hand carvings decorated with turquoise and coral stones.
The Bhumpa Set or Altar Vase is made of copper alloy in oxidation finish with silver plated to beautify the set and has fine hand carvings decorated with turquoise and coral semiprecious stones which is beautifully hand carved with beautiful images. The spouts, bases, and covers have beautifully hand engravings of flowers and other Buddhist symbols. The hand engraving details are done very finely throughout. The vases are identical except for the sacred syllables and other symbols inscribed around their rims which together make a set. These finely hand engraved Bhumpas are crafted by the master artisans of Patan, Nepal.