Meaning Dzi

The information regarding Tibetan DZI beads (say: ZEE) on this website is a compilation of information published on the internet and information received from professional DZI Dealers in China and Tibet.

The meaning of the DZI’s should be placed in the context of the Tibetan culture thousands of years ago. The meaning of the DZI beads as described below should be seen from an historical Tibetan point of view and is not always in line with the western way of thinking.

1 eye DZI meaning
1-eyed DZI
The one-eyed DZI is a beacon of light and hope. It is believed this DZI gives the person who wears it special power and helps realizing his/her dreams. It brings life-long happiness.
2 eye DZI meaning 2-eyed DZI
The two-eyed DZI brings harmony in personal relationships and contributes to a successful career. It is believed this DZI is good for balance in life.
3 eye DZI meaning 3-eyed DZI
The three-eyed DZI symbolizes the three Gods of luck, which brings the person who wears the DZI happiness, longevity and honour. This is the symbol for good health and wealth.
4 eye DZI meaning 4-eyed DZI
The four-eyed DZI represents the four major Gods of Buddhism. It helps to clear obstacles, overcome negative influences, it keeps anger under control and brings longevity.
5 eyed-DZI meaning 5-eyed Dzi
The five-eyed DZI is one of the most mysterious DZI’s because its blessing comes from 5 Dhyani Buddha’s. It assists the person who wears the DZI to obtain whatever he/she desires and brings endless happiness.
5 eyed lightning-DZI  meaning 5-eyed Lightning DZI
The five-eyed DZI is one of the most mysterious DZI’s because its blessing comes from 5 Dhyani Buddha’s. It assists the person who wears the DZI to obtain whatever he/she desires and brings endless happiness.
6 eyed DZI meaning 6-eyed DZI
It is believed that the six-eyed DZI brings a good balance between Yin and Yang. The wearer of the stone should be helped to find the root of happiness and good karma while sadness and suffering in life will be eliminated.
7 eyed DZI meaning 7-eyed DZI
The seven-eyed DZI represents the seven stars of the big dipper in the universe. The stone should help one to achieve perfection, glory, fame, relationships, career, fame, wealth and a healthy life.
8 eyed DZI meaning 8-eyed DZI
The eight-eyed DZI represents the eight treasures of Buddhism. These eight treasures create harmony and fulfillment in one’s mind. This DZI also protects the wearer against calamities.
9 eyed DZI meaning 9-eyed DZI
The nine-eyed DZI is also unofficially called wealth bead. It is believed that this DZI helps the wearer to expand intelligence and wisdom. It helps the entrepreneur with the successful development of new ideas through which one becomes rolling in wealth.
10 eyed DZI meaning 10-eyed DZI
The ten-eyed DZI is a symbol of perfection in everything. It helps the wearer to have a happy relationship with ones partner and it should remove obstacles in the area of career development.
16 eyed DZI meaning 16-eyed DZI
It is believed this DZI brings humor in life. This DZI helps the person who wears the DZI to overcome depressions and gives him/her a feeling of gratification.
21 eyed DZI meaning 21-eyed DZI
The 21-eyed DZI offers the wearer the greatest magic, strength, power, health and wealth.This DZI enhances one’s ability to help others in restoring their life. The 21-eyed DZI assists the wearer only if one’s is very pure from heart and mind.
BODHI DZI meaning Bodhi DZI
The Bodhi DZI should protect the wearer for disasters and helps to avoid dangers. It also gives one a generous and forgiving heart.
BUDDHA EYE DZI meaning Buddha Eye
The Buddha-eyed DZI is a beacon of light and hope. It is believed the stone gives the person who wears the DZI special power and realizing his/her dreams. It brings life-long happiness.
DIAMOND DZI meaning Diamond DZI
The Diamond DZI illuminates the person who wears the DZI and brings beauty and brilliance in life.
DRAGON EYED DZI meaning Dragon-eyed DZI
The Dragon-eyed DZI represents the mantra “Om Mani Padme Hum” and is the root for happiness and good karma. Dragons are considered to be the source of life and live between heaven and earth. The dragon should be able to connect the 3 key components body, mind and heart. It is believed that each dragon bead is connected to a dragon and that this helps the wearer to achieve good health, wealth and success.
DRAGON SKIN meaning Dragon Skin
Dragon skin does not refer to a symbol on the DZI, but to the texture of the bead itself. The crackled texture is called “Dragon Skin”. Dragon skin forms during ceremonies where the beads are put into a stove. DZI’s with a dragon skin should be stronger than stones from the same type without dragon skin.
GUAN YIN DZI meaning
Guan Yin DZI
Guan Yin is one of the most popular bodhisattvas in Asia. Her name roughly means “ the one who hears the cries of the world”. Guan Yin should assist in relieving human pain.
Heaven and Hearth DZI meaning
Heaven & earth DZI
It is believed that the strong energies from Heaven (circle) and Earth (square) are combined in this DZI. This DZI brings balance and harmony in life. It should also clear from obstacles that could harm the wearer.
LINE DZI meaning
Line DZI
It is believed that stripes or bands on a DZI will help the wearer to achieve ones aspirations. This stripes are also used in combination with other patterns.
LOTUS DZI meaning
Lotus DZI
The Lotus flower reminds us that beauty can even grow and thrive under very hard circumstances. The Lotus DZI gives the wearer a better understanding of Buddhism, purifies the mind and should contribute to a good health.
DOUBLE LOTUS DZI meaning
Double Lotus DZI
The double Lotus flower is an extra powerful variety of the regular Lotus DZI. It is believed that this DZI brings wisdom and good fortune to decision makers.
MAMMON DZI meaning
Mammon DZI
It is believed that the God of Wealth surrounds the wearer with golden light and brings lots of treasures.
MONSEIGNEUR DZI meaning
Monseigneur DZI
The monseigneur DZI should help hard-workers. It is believed that this DZI gives mental support and keeps the mind alert and healthy.
NECTAR DZI meaning
Nectar DZI
The Nectar DZI brings the wearer “milk and honey” in life. It is believed that this DZI assists in attracting the sweet things of life, such as longevity and living in wealth.
PEAK DZI meaning
Peak DZI
The peak DZI helps in the area of career and personal development. This DZI assists the person who wears the stone by following his/her heart, avoiding pitfalls and to ecourage entrepreneurship.
Ruyi as Wish DZI Meaning
Ruyi as Wish DZI
The Ruyi as Wish DZI is also called the sacred DZI. It was frequently used by monks in temples or altars. This DZI attracts good aura’s and brings the person who wears the DZI high and pure energy.
SILVER HOOK DZI or MONEY DZI meaning
Silver Hook DZI or Money DZI
The S-shape of this DZI is called the “Lucky S” and should bring the wearer money making opportunities that don’t slip away.
SUN-MOON-STAR DZI meaning
Sun-Moon-Star DZI
Stars represent the mystic power of the universe. Sun and moon combinatios are similar to Yin & Yang and symbolize the balance in life. This DZI learns the person wearing it how to use the power of the universe and optimizes the balance in a peaceful life.
TIGERS TEETH DZI meaning
Tiger's teeth DZI
The Tiger’s teeth DZI gives the person wearing this DZI will-power and persistence. It is believed this stone helps to focus the mind and realize personal aspirations.
TWEEN TIGERS TEETH DZI meaning
Tween Tiger's teeth DZI
The Twin Tiger’s teeth DZI is widely sought for its spiritual properties. It is believed that this DZI gives the wearer spiritual power and drives out the evil.
This DZI with a double row of tiger’s teeth should possess six times the spiritual strength of a DZI with a single row of tiger’s teeth.
TAICHI DZI meaning
Taichi DZI
The sign on this DZI is also known as Yin & Yang. Taichi should bring the wearer optimal balance between positive and negative and a peaceful life.
TURTLE SHELL DZI meaning
Turtle Shell DZI
The back of the Turtle stands for a long and healthy life. This DZI should protect the wearer against sickness caused by spirits.
The turtle shell pattern is also used in combination with other DZI patterns. This means that Longevity is added to the meaning of the original pattern.
WAVE DZI meaning
Wave DZI
The wave on this DZI symbolizes the flow of water. Flowing water represents an unlimited source of wealth in FengShui. The Wave DZI also gives positive energy and will power.