The fire sword, also known as a Khadga is a Buddhist symbol of enlightenment. It is used to destroy ignorance (the enemy of liberation) from the bonds of worldly attachments. It is found in the hand of Manjushree the god of divine wisdom, as well as other gods and goddesses. The sword of wisdom is said to destroy the darkness of ignorance by the fiery rays emanating from the end of the sword. Hand cast made from brass, copper and iron. Approximately 15 inches long.