The significance of a red string bracelet in Judaism
Since the early days of the world and throughout the development of human culture many believed in the dangerous existence of the evil eye. This belief was rooted in different places, with no geographical or religious-cultural background or connection. The same universalized fear found expression in corrected prayers, customs, culture, education and even superstition, as well as in Judaism. As noted, the evil eye is known to Judaism and acceptance of its ability to put a person in a very high danger, sometimes to the point of mortal danger.
Its practical ramifications cause severe damage to livelihood, mating, home peace and health. Ibn Ezra explains: “For Balaam was an evil eye who was called evil, and in the evil of his eye he did evil” (Bamidbar 24), to teach us that the evil eye can graze in all areas and must be very careful. Further proof of this can be found in Midrash Tanhuma Parashat Va-yamu: “He gave her a talisman and said to her,” This mascot will be your evil eye. ” The Kabbala teaches that there are proven ways of protecting from the evil eye and exposes man to the range of possibilities for correct and appropriate advice and treatment, but in no reliable Kabbalistic source does the red thread indicate any virtues.
In recent years, a custom of red thread wrapping around the wrist, following the global mass influx into the field of Jewish mysticism in general and Kabbalah in particular. Interest in the wisdom of Kabbalah is indeed a worthy phenomenon, mentioned in the Zohar as it is about to happen. This approach to the treasures of Jewish knowledge gives learners additional aspects of the essence of life and the purpose of true existence in the world.
Wearing a red string is a custom in Judaism because many believe that it is closely associated with Kabbalah. Moreover, there is a belief that it will ward off bad luck to a greater extent. A bracelet is even tided with a bracelet that is thin in size. In many cases, a person will wear Kabbalah red string on the left wrist for preventing negative energy which exists outside of the body.
Why red color for a string?
Red symbolizes both blood and fire which represents several things. Some of them include power, strength, and determination. Since blood purifies the human body, a red string will also do the same thing by controlling negative forces. It even gives ways for improving the lives of people who want to accomplish their goals with high success rates. The red strings even allow a person to stay away from sustaining positive energy levels for overcoming troubles while performing important works including spiritual activities.
The theory behind a red string of fate
A red string is also a popular one in China and other Asian countries. The red string of fate is a theory developed from a Chinese legend that allows people to find their soulmates in certain situations. According to him, God will tie an invisible cord on the ankles of those who never met each other. The string contributes more to join two persons and separate them by the fingers. It enables each person to connect with the other person irrespective of time, place, or surroundings that can help to unite easily. In addition, the string may not break which serves as a matchmaker in a marriage. Moreover, the string makes feasible ways for joining two persons forever to lead a happy life.
Where to Buy the Red String Bracelet
THE ORIGINAL KABBALAH CENTER ISRAEL RED STRING KABBALAH BRACELET PACK – 60 INCH RED STRING This is the official Kabbalah Red String bracelets package you get in the Kabbalah Center in Israel. The Red String is wrapped around Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem by Kabbalah students, then packaged at the Kabbalah Center in sealed packaging. This is one long 60 Inch Red Thread (not individual pieces).Each package includes the 60″ Red thread, wearing instructions, the “Aleph Lamed Daled” protection sequence of letters and the Ben Porat Yosef prayer you say when wearing your red string bracelet.