108 Buddha beads meaning and using in Fengshui How to wear it
108 Buddha beads refer to 108 prayer beads in Buddhism, representing the elimination of 108 kinds of troubles and the merits of 108 Buddhas.
How to wear 108 Buddha beads?
The following is a detailed introduction to the wearing method and knotting of 108 Buddha beads. You can learn about it!
Wearing method of 108 Buddha beads -
Rules for separating beads
Buddha beads are generally composed of 108 rosary beads. The 7th, 21st, 54th, 87th and 101st beads are separated by beads of other colors or sizes, which are called separated beads or counting beads. Generally speaking, the spacer bead is slightly larger than the sub bead. The number can vary from 1 to 3, and is not counted within 108. For 54 Buddha beads, a spacer bead should be added before the 27th, and for 27 and 18 Buddha beads, a spacer bead should be added every 9.
Wearing method of 108 Buddha beads - mother beads
Mother beads, commonly known as three links or Buddha head, usually have only one, but there are also two. They are used to sum up different numbers of child beads in one place. At the same time, they can also play the role of connecting disciple beads, remembering child beads and some ornaments. Old mother beads were often painted with Buddha statues inside. Using the principle of convex lens, you can clearly observe the Buddha statues inside, which makes people feel the solemnity of the Buddha beads as a Dharma tool.
Piercing method of 108 Buddha beads - piercing method of separating beads
Spacer beads, also known as spacer beads or data retrieval, are often used to evenly separate sub beads. Generally speaking, the spacer beads are slightly larger than the sub beads, and the number can vary from one to three. For example, 108 Buddha beads and 54 Buddha beads require one spacer bead for every 27 child beads; For twenty-seven or eighteen Buddha beads, one spacer bead is used for every nine child beads.
Wearing method of 108 Buddha beads - disciple's bead wearing method
The volume of disciple beads is smaller than that of child beads. Generally, ten or twenty beads are in the majority. They are usually strung at the other end of the mother beads. Ten beads are a small string. Like an abacus, decimal is used to calculate the number of pinched and twisted beads. The number of ten represents the ten paramita of Buddhism, namely: giving, precepts, forbearance, diligence, meditation, Prajna, convenience, wish, strength and wisdom.