Nut Ivory Monkey King Incense Holder – (ID: cra58)
Nut Ivory (also known as Vegetable Ivory or the Tagua Nut) is a vegan, sustainable palm tree nut that is grown in South America. The Amazonian Indians believe that Nut Ivory will increase the flow of prosperity, happiness, love, and abundance within a person’s life. To them, the Nut Ivory is sacred, and is considered an excellent support for emotional & spiritual health, and overall wellbeing.
'The Monkey King, known as Sun Wukong, is a legendary mythical figure best known as one of the main characters in the 16th-century Chinese novel 'Journey to the West' and other stories. In 'Journey to the West', Sun Wukong is a monkey born from a stone who acquires supernatural powers through Taoist practices. After rebelling against heaven, he is imprisoned under a mountain by the Buddha. After five hundred years, he accompanies the monk Tang Sanzang and two other disciples on a journey to get back Buddhist sutras from the West (the Indian subcontinent), where Buddha and his followers dwell.
Sun Wukong possesses many abilities. He has amazing strength and can support the weight of two heaven mountains on his shoulders while running "with the speed of a meteor". He is extremely fast, able to travel 54,000 km in one somersault. Sun Wukong also acquires the 72 Earthly Transformations, which allow him to access 72 unique powers, including the ability to transform into sundry animals and objects. He is a skilled fighter, capable of defeating the best warriors of heaven. His hair has magical properties, capable of making copies of himself or transforming into various weapons, animals, and other things. He also shows partial weather manipulation skills and can stop people in place with fixing magic.
(Nut Ivory piece photographed is the piece you will receive)Size: approx. 4.6cm x 4.5cm x 3.5cm