Where do Shamballa bracelets come from?
Shamballa bracelets are versatile, beautiful and steeped in history. They originated from Tibetan and Indian Buddhists believing in the magical kingdom of ‘Shamballa’. Shamballa is a spiritual sanctuary overflowing with love, enlightenment, perfection and peace.
Where is Shambhala located?
Shambhala (pronounced sham-bah-lah, sometimes spelled “Shambala” and “Shamballa”) is a mythical Buddhist kingdom that is said to exist somewhere between the Himalaya Mountains and the Gobi Desert. In Shambhala, all of the citizens have achieved enlightenment, so it is the embodiment of Tibetan Buddhist perfection.
What is Chinese knotting cord used for?
Chinese Knotting Cord can be used for micro macrame, shamballa bracelets, bead crochet, knitting, bead weaving, tatting, crochet and more.. If you are not a jewelry designer, chinese knotting cord is also great for use with lego crane trucks, wind chimes, book bindings and even purse handles.
What kind of string do you use for a Shamballa bracelet?
Chinese Knotting Cord
Recommended cords are Chinese Knotting Cord, waxed linen or S-Lon cord. One length of cord for finishing, about 8” to 10”. 8mm to 14mm beads – quantity depends upon size of beads, the spacing between them and wrist size.
What is a Shamballa bracelet?
Shamballa bracelets are based on the traditional Catholic rosary beads which are historically used for meditation. Beads are threaded and/or knotted onto a cord using macramé knots, each color having a unique meaning and purpose to promote an emotion or physical condition that you wish to develop.
Who went to Shambhala?
Inspired by Theosophical lore and several visiting Mongol lamas, Gleb Bokii, the chief Bolshevik cryptographer and one of the bosses of the Soviet secret police, along with his writer friend Alexander Barchenko, embarked on a quest for Shambhala, in an attempt to merge Kalachakra-tantra and ideas of Communism in the …