Lotus Hand Braided Bracelet

  • $21.00

Item Type: Bracelet
Bracelets Type: Cuff Bracelets
Metals Type: Copper
Chain Type: Rope Chain
Material: White Bodhi Seed (Hand Carved)
Bead Material: Daemonorops margaritae's seed
Method of Making: Rope Braided on Copper 
Size: 15-19cm
Package: Eco-envelope
Process: Handmade (up to three days)

The lotus is one of Buddhism’s most recognizable symbols of enlightenment and is important in many Buddhist traditions.

According to legend, everywhere the baby Buddha stepped, a lotus flower bloomed. 
Because the lotus grows in muddy water, it symbolizes the purity of enlightened mind arising amidst the suffering of samsara. It also represents nonattachment, as it is rooted in mud (attachment and desire) but its flowers blossom on long stalks unsullied by the mud below.
The famous Tibetan mantra OM MANI PADME HUM, meaning “OM the Jewel in the Lotus HUM,” invokes Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the bodhisattva of compassion. In this case, the lotus represents wisdom and the jewel symbolizes skillful means.

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