Bodhi Seeds: The Meaning and Use

November 15, 2016

Bodhi Seeds: The Meaning and Use

Sacred Seed Series:  The Spiritual Significance of Bodhi Seeds 

Bodhi seeds are usually used without being polished so they have small ridges or veins showing and they are a solid color.
Name and Meaning

Bodhi in sanskrit translates to “enlightened” or "awakenened," therefore the bodhi seed means “enlightened seed.” Bodhi is also a term in Buddhism to reflect a Buddha’s understanding of the true nature of things. 

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Origin of the Meaning

It is believed that while Prince Siddhartha was sitting under a bodhi tree meditating, he became Buddha through enlightenment.  

Sacred Seed Malas:  Why They are Meaningful to Wear

Many Buddhist wear the bodhi seeds during their meditation practices to ultimately reach enlightenment. The seeds have a special significance to all seekers of divine wisdom as it is under the bodhi tree that Buddha became enlightened. 

Each seed brings a sense of peace and wisdom on the path to one's own enlightenment. There is a teaching within each bead as they can be used for mantra counting, prayer and meditation. Invite bodhi seeds into your mindful practice and spiritual journey to enhance your awareness and connection.   

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Michie
Michie

February 18, 2019

What are bodhi seeds?

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