TIBUKKYO Derong Collection will introduce in detail the difference between the grade of giant clam and the degree of jadeization in this article. Tridacna, together with gold, silver, glass, agate, coral, and amber, is honored as one of the seven treasures in Buddhism. You are also very welcome to pay attention to our Youtube channel and have any customized needs ~ you are welcome to contact us, thank you all
What are giant clams?
The term Tridacna began in the Han Dynasty. Tridacna, pearls, coral, and amber are known as the four organic gemstones in the West. In Chinese Buddhism, gold, silver, glass, agate, coral, and pearls are also revered as one of the seven treasures. Tridacna is made from giant shells in the ocean, with a maximum diameter of up to 1.8m. Because there are radial grooves on the surface of the shell, which look like ancient ruts, it is called Chequ. Later generations added stone characters beside the car canal because it is as hard as a stone.
So how to distinguish the fake giant clams on the market, and how to distinguish the grade of giant clams?
Tridacna is divided into unjade clam (porcelain white), semi-jade clam (milk white), full jade clam (transparent white), yellow clam [many cracks], blood clam, golden silk clam and
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Tridacna has been considered a treasure in ancient times. The name of giant clam began in the "Shangshu Dazhuan" written by Fu Sheng in the Eastern Han Dynasty. The article recorded a story about King Wen of Zhou being imprisoned by King Zhou of Shang in this place. Tridacna presents King Zhou in exchange for King Huiwen.
In addition, after the body of Shakyamuni Buddha was cremated in 485 BC, the ashes were formed into several "relics". Later, the eight kings shared the "relic" and enshrined it in a tower specially built with seven treasures of gold, silver, pearl, clam, agate, coral and lapis lazuli. The admiration of Shakyamuni Buddha shows that in ancient times Tridacna was already one of the seven treasures of Buddhism. In the beading of official hats in the Qing Dynasty, giant clams were the top beads of officials of the sixth grade, and eminent monks and lamas of Tibetan Tantric Buddhism also wore giant clams as rosary beads for recitation.
Buddhist eminent monks in various places hold Buddhist beads made of giant clams to practice the Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva method, which is even more necessary. It is even said that those who hold giant clams to cultivate Dharma protectors have more than double the merit and virtue, and the realm of perfect wisdom is for the Buddha to practice Buddhism. The secret treasure above.
Tridacna, together with gold, silver, glass, agate, coral, and amber, is honored as one of the seven treasures in Buddhism. With a strong magnetic field, it can eliminate disasters, avoid evil, suppress evil spirits, and keep safe. Wearing giant clams for a long time has incredible power and induction. Many practitioners in Buddhism regard it as an auspicious and auspicious thing for Buddha's spiritual practice. Practitioners who hold giant clams to protect the Dharma can purify greed, anger, and ignorance, eliminate karma, increase wisdom and practice virtue. The term "tridacna" is mentioned in many Buddhist scriptures:
The seven treasures recorded in the second volume of "Buddhist Practice Collection" are: gold, silver, colored glaze, Chequ, agate, coral, and Poli.
"Great Amitabha Sutra" "Earth and Qi" are: gold, silver, glass, clam, crystal, amber and coral.
The fourth volume of "Miaofa Lotus Sutra" refers to: gold, silver, glass, clam, agate, real pearls and roses are the seven treasures.
"Great Prajna Sutra" uses gold, silver, glass, clam, agate, amber and coral as the seven treasures.
"Vajra Peak Yoga Prayer Sutra" records: Using "Clam" beads to chant Buddha can get several times the merit.
According to "Compendium of Materia Medica", Tridacna has the effect of calming the heart and calming the nerves, stabilizing heart rate and blood pressure, improving insomnia, preventing aging, enhancing immunity, and achieving the effect of health preservation. According to scientific analysis, Tridacna contains calcium carbonate, shell keratin, amino acids and many trace elements. When wearing Tridacna, the human body will absorb its natural precious energy, which can stabilize emotions, remove distracting thoughts, increase wisdom, eliminate troubles and karma, Maintain physical and mental balance.
Comparison of jadeization degree of giant clams
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The term Tridacna began in the Han Dynasty. Tridacna, pearls, coral, and amber are known as the four organic gemstones in the West. In Chinese Buddhism, gold, silver, glass, agate, coral, and pearls are also revered as one of the seven treasures.
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