True agate eight-eyed Dzi bead. Measures about 46mminch long and about 12mm thick. The eight eye dzi is a manifestation of the eight auspicious symbols. Look at the Blood or tiny red dots in this bead. It is a very special and beautifully made dzi.
Blessings of the 8 Directional Bodhisattvas Manjushri, Vajrapani, Avalokiteshvara, Kshitigarbha, Sarvanivaranaviskambini, Akashagarbha, Maitreya, Samantabhadra & pacifying the 8 Harms (misunderstanding / miscommunication / carelessness / misconduct / depression / fatigue / ignorance / misleading).
Helps avoid calamities and injuries, ensures safety in human life. This dzi helps the owner to receive blessings from the 8 directional Bodhisattvas.
Manjushri - Buddha's Wisdom and Powers, Memory, Intelligence
Vajrapani – Treasure of Buddha's Secrets, Dharma Protector, Dispel Obstacles and Illness
Avalokiteshvara - Compassion, Supreme Love, Protector from Danger
Kshitigarbha - Earth Witness (Earth Touching Mudra), Wish Giving
Sarvanivaranaviskambini – Purifier of All Hindrences
Akashagarbha – Essense of Space Goodness
Maitreya – Buddha of Future, Dharma Teaching, Liberation, Enlightenment (Happy Buddha)
Samantabhadra - (Dharmakaya) Earth Goodness, Head of 16 Boddhisattvas
The 8-Eyed dzi has also one known interpretation by a revered lama as follows. The 8 eyes represent the 8 Auspicious Signs of Tibet. You can refer to the 13 eye dzi explanation for the 8 treasures (auspicious sign). The qualities of the 8 treasures create harmony & fulfillment within a person, destroy all obstacles and bring impetus in facing the daily challenges of life. This Dzi also helps to guard against calamities and catastrophes. Assists the owner in finding comfort and staying on their right path.
Practical Benefits: The 8 Eyes dzi is the most sought after dzi during Feng Shui Period 8 (2004-2024) because it becomes very important during this period and exerts very powerful force to manifest ultimate good luck due to its auspicious number "8". The 8 Eyes represent 8 magical realms in the heaven known as "tien lung par pu" and pacifies 8 types of harm to gain entry to the right path. It is also excellent to protect against obstacles and "shar chi" (harmful Qi). It will bring turnaround luck from bad to good for everyone during this Period of 8. Many problems can be solved by wearing this dzi.
42 by 15mm
Suitable for: Everyone and especially those born in the Chinese years of the Rat, Ox or Tiger.
Over the last 17 years, DharmaShop founder Sander Cohen has been collecting Dzi beads in all price ranges. In the past 5 years, prices of Dzi beads have gone sky-high and many original ancient beads are selling for $100,000 to $2,000,000.