The Tibetans say that sacred symbols trigger a subconscious memory from the archetypes of your subconscious to inspire awareness. This ring with Tibetan writing has the mantra: Om Mani Padme Hum, scripted in gold gilt on top of sterling silver. You cannot get much more of a powerful reflection then that! Om Mani Padme Hum, is central to Tibetan Buddhism. This Mantra translates as Jewel in the Lotus. One interpretation is find the jewel (wisdom) within the lotus (consciousness), or find wisdom within. There are many translation and interpretations. It can have 100 meanings, and you can find your own. At the end of the writing is a Vajra/ Dorje symbol representing the thunderbolt or spiritual strength. The size is adjustable in back starting at size 7 & will open to fit any size finger. The width is about 5/8 inch. This is truly a handsome and inspiring ring no matter what your spiritual orientation.