The Great Compassion Mantra Da Bei Zhou Tassel is a beautiful talisman featuring a sandalwood globe with the Great Compassion Mantra printed in gold all over it. The globe strings on four strings of round sandalwood beads. Adjust the string to lengthen or shorten the tassel. Besides, these beads totalling 108 (27 x 4) can conveniently double as prayer beads too. The sandalwood amulet stained a rich dark brown. Hence, it goes well with the gold highlights and ends charmingly with a matching tassel.
Da Bei Zhou (大悲咒), or The Great Compassion Mantra, is short for the Thousand-Armed and Thousand-Eyed Compassion Mantra and is the mantra of Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy. She chose to forego the bliss of nirvana by remaining on earth to help all in need and made a vow to spread Da Bei Zhou for all her lifetimes.
Her pure heart and total commitment to serving humanity deeply moved her spiritual teacher. The teacher endowed her with a thousand eyes and a thousand hands to help humanity relieve its suffering. One of the most widely recited mantras by Buddhists and often used for protection or purification. Moreover, Da Bei Zhou can eradicate hindrances from past lives, subdue evil forces and transmute negative forces to positive ones.
Sandalwood, very ancient history and been revered by the Jewish, Buddhist, Hindus, as well as almost every other belief system for its vast diversity in attributes. Many Asian temples and religious accessories such as rosaries and staffs use sandalwood.
This aromatic wood, with its delicate, soft woody scent, relaxes the muscles. Also, it clears the mind and has a generally soothing and uplifting influence. Additionally, its healing fragrance is popular to clear the space of negative energy and stimulate the flow of good chi.
The Great Compassion Mantra Da Bei Zhou Tassel, besides being a lovely accessory, is a handy talisman. It has all the protection and blessings associated with the Great Compassion Mantra and sandalwood. Hang it in your home or car, or pop it in your bag. Enjoy the divine blessings of the Goddess Kwan Yin for peace of mind, protection, harmony and prosperity.