This beautiful prayer wheel is 9.5 Inches tall; the base is 5.25 Inches in diameter and weighs 1.81 lbs. It is hand crafted in Nepal from copper and brass. This Prayer Wheel has “Om Mani Padme Hum” mantra carved outside along with eight auspicious symbols and has a paper scroll of mantra inside. Prayer wheels have been used for centuries in Tibet and it was originally created to say mantras. It is believed that when you spin prayer wheel, it is same as saying prayers loud.