There may be many friends who have encountered such a problem when buying a bracelet:
How many bracelets are right to wear? What is the special point of the number of beads?
The bracelet originated from the Buddha beads, and the number of pieces is inextricably related to nature and Buddha culture, here is a list of some meanings suitable for daily wear.
Generally speaking, a bead is often more expensive, and the selection of beads with high material value expresses the wearer’s artistic aesthetic taste, can be carried close to the body or hung at home, reflecting people’s good wishes for peace and happiness. The most commonly used 1 bead is the transport bead/dzi, and this originally represents the meaning of good luck.
Nine-eyed dzi necklace bracelet
Hand strings with three beads are also uncommon. The three jewels represented are “Buddha”, “Dharma” and “Sangha”, which are mostly held by devout Buddhist believers.
Loulangalo – ruby silver gilt chain bracelet
Refers to the six doors, eyes, ears, nose, tongue, body, meaning the six roots of people, that is, the six senses and six perceptions of people, this is generally less!
Rizhao auspicious clouds · Women’s bracelets
Refers to the ninth life, and the past, future, and present each have three lives, which are combined into nine generations.
Colorful Auspicious Cloud 2.0-Duo Bao Bracelet (Women’s Model)
Refers to ten benefits. The ten virtues scattered in the scriptures.
Ningfu beeswax men’s bracelet
Bracelets with less than 10 beads are actually relatively rare, and there are more bracelets with more than 10 beads on the market. It’s not for any other reason, it’s just that if there are too few beads, the string doesn’t look full, or other accessories need to be added. Let’s take a look at the meaning of more than 10 beads.
All things are born stars, moons, eighteen children, and many jewel chains
In Buddhism, there is often the “12 causes” or “26 karma”, and most things in the world are born and gone for causes, and these 12 beads indicate these “12 causes”, namely: ignorance, action, knowledge, various colors, six places, touching, receiving, loving, taking, being, birth, old age and death. It means that the opportunities of life are in your own hands, and it is suitable for people who have goals, certainty and confidence in life!
Hainan yellow flower pear hand skewers
Colorful auspicious clouds 4.0-beeswax multi-treasure women’s bracelet
Pterostilbene 2.0 bracelet
Like 18, this number is also very common, especially now that many young people are extremely fond of this kind of bead, borrowing its meaning of “fourteen forbearance”. However, some researchers believe that it represents what the Buddhists call “fourteen fearlessness”, which embodies the concept of exhortation to practice, so that wearers can face hardships and setbacks fearlessly and move forward courageously.
Toothless diamond bracelet
Prajna-Heart Sutra Cinnabar Bracelet (Men’s Version)
This number is now more common, many beads are based on this, and the folk also have the saying of “eighteen sons”, the number is auspicious and easy to carry, so it is quite common. From a Buddhist point of view, it refers to the 18 arhats of the Buddha or the 18 variations of the Buddha. It means that the wearer has a healthy body like the eighteen arhats, suitable for those who have just recovered from serious diseases, and Buddha and arhats bless their recovery.
Qingyun flat step Hetian jasper women’s bracelet
It covers the 21 steps that the bodhisattva has gone through from the great nirvana to the Buddha, which means the phoenix nirvana, which is suitable for those who are about to face the watershed of life, and those who have great things to do, bless everything well and be reborn from the ashes.
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Each bead represents a Buddhist sage, and Yongzheng of Zhen Huan often has 27 in his hand.
“The Legend of Zhen Huan” stills
The 36 pieces are a condensed version of 108 pieces, mainly for the convenience of people to carry around, but also convey the mysterious philosophy of seeing the small and simplifying the complex. 36 pieces is a simplified version of 108 pieces, taking one-third of them, mainly for the convenience of people to carry, and 108 pieces have the same meaning, with the good god to dispel troubles, but also has the philosophy of simplifying complexity and seeing the big from the small.
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This number of beads is derived from the 54 stages of enlightenment required in bodhisattva practice, namely “Ten Beliefs”, “Ten Residences”, “Ten Elements”, “Ten Lands”, “Ten Directions” and “Four Good Roots”. This number bracelet can be used as an amulet.
Yipin Lotus Heart – Full color southern red women’s bracelet
Relatively speaking, this number of beads is more common, and you can see it on many Buddhist beads, implying that eliminating 108 kinds of troubles, seeking physical and mental stability, and turning into a gesture of no desire and no desire is the most suitable number of hand strings to give away.
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This is the largest number of beads currently available, and 1,080 beads implicitly combine 1,080 worries in the 10 realms of the “first six and the last four”, of which each realm is 108 kinds of troubles. This kind of dressing is more often seen at Dharma meetings or other important occasions, and is often matched by some highly respected monks, great virtues, and superiors, which is rare to see on weekdays.
In addition to paying attention to the meaning, the wearing of the bracelet should also ensure comfort, and adjust it according to the thickness of your wrist to find the most comfortable state.