World religions have their individual attributes.
However, some accessories are the same and do not depend on faith. These include beads.
They are present in many religious directions slightly different in appearance, the materials and the number of beads.
Rosary beads are strung onribbon / cord. Typically, the ends are bonded to each other, making accessory resembles a decorative feature. Beads or granules are made from a variety of materials: wood (cypress, palm, juniper, etc.), Natural stones, pearls, ceramics, seeds, berries, etc ..
Rosary beads are a special object, helpingmaintain concentration and attention to the person praying. Homeland religious attribute India is considered popular today. Since ancient times, shuffling of beads helps to distract from the cares of the world and pay attention to your inner, spiritual world. The beads in the beads, often symbolize the number of spoken prayers.
It should be noted that the shuffling of beads is not unique to religious adherents, but also, for example, the shamans of Central Asia. With the accessory they are wondering: predicting trouble or good.
Today, beads are used in a variety of religions. They can be found in Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Old Believers and so on. To distinguish the rosary one creed from another can be in the number of beads and trim.
How many beads in the beads of different religions
The number of beads in the beads changesDepending on the religion. For the Orthodox, this number should be a multiple of 10. The most common prayer beads 100 beads + 3 from the central node down. Used in Orthodoxy accessory end filament brush or a cross. It should be noted that the number of beads may vary. According to the rules, 10 per segments can be from one to sixteen.
Another Christian teaching - Catholicism -It adopted a different number of beads. Catholic rosary has 33 or 50 grains. The first digit represents the earthly years of Jesus, and the second - the number of years from the date of his death before the writing of the first book about his life. Later in Catholicism were rosary beads containing 150 (or 15 dozen). Every ten - a tribute to the memory of the main event of the life of Christ and his Mother.
Main rosary in Buddhism are 108 beads. This figure represents the number of Brahmins present at the birth of the Buddha. These beads are provided with dividers - beads of larger size. Also in Buddhism are common accessories with 18 (the number of disciples of the Buddha), 21 m (the number of forms of the goddess Tara) and to 32 grains (signs / Buddha's dignity).
In Buddhism there is a rosary with 27 beads and 54. This attribute is a? and? Part of the classic 108-grain ribbon.
In Hinduism there are two types of beads. The first "owned" by Siva and contain 64 or 32 beads made from berries Rudraksha. The latter represent the Divine Absolute and have 108 grains. According to the rules, the rosary with the sacred number of links should be made of wood Tulasi.
Islamic rosary has 99 beads. This number is cyclic and corresponds to the Divine names. As a rule, clearly divided into three equal parts. There is a shortened version of the attribute name "Tasbeeh" and consisting of 33 beads.