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  Asian Studies Virtual Friendship Quilt Block
Block contributed by Paula Lobsenz
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Scroll from Tibet embroidered with meditation mantra


Story of the block

I bought this piece in Kathmandu, Nepal. The symbols (letters) written vertically are a common mantra used for meditation, Om Namah Shivaya. It means, “I honor the divinity that resides within me.”