This enchanting bracelet is made from 8 pieces of oblong-shaped Dzi Agate etched with the powerful 8 Auspicious Symbols of Tibetan Buddhism. It is strung together with alternating Onyx crystal beads on a strong elastic cord.
The Eight Auspicious Symbols, known in Sanskrit as Ashtamangala (Ashta meaning eight and Mangala meaning auspicious) are the central symbols of Tibetan Buddhism. They are on Tibetan prayer flags, incorporated into mandalas and thangkas, and used in other forms of ritual art. Each symbol represents an aspect of Buddhist teaching and when they appear together, their powers are multiplied. The eight auspicious symbols of Tibetan Buddhism consist of a parasol, a pair of fishes, a treasure vase, a lotus, a spiraling conch shell, an endless knot, a victory banner, and a golden wheel.
Dzi (pronounced like “zee” and meaning “shine, brightness, clearness”) beads, being deeply entrenched in Tibetan culture, are Tibetan’s most precious living gemstone and are worshipped, revered, and passed down from generations after generations. Its high regard is reflected in it is also known as “heaven’s bead” or “heaven’s pearl”.
It is believed that the Dzi Bead has the ability to protect its wearer from supernatural “bad” forces. Many believers claim that donning a Dzi bead is like having an invisible cloak protect you from the intangible negative elements and energies. Evil spirits, sickness, misfortunes, and sudden death are kept at bay with the presence of a powerful Dzi bead. Dzi can also balance the body of the wearer’s yin yang and five elements, hence improves the body’s immunity system and promotes overall health. Other reasons people wear Dzi beads include to usher in greater wealth, for spiritual enlightenment, and even just as an aid in enhancing a feeling of calm within oneself.
Wear this Dzi Agate with Eight Auspicious Symbols Bracelet to enjoy all the blessings associated with this amazing gemstone as well as the 8 Auspicious symbols. Dzi beads can be worn by everyone regardless of race, religion, gender, and age because these beads are not meant to be religious. Its main purpose is to promote the good aura of a person.