The tree of life is a much used symbol of yogis and non-yogis. But do you actually know what he stands for? Here are some nice examples of Tree of Life chains.
What does the tree of life chain mean?
The Tree of Life, Tree of Life or World Tree plays a role in many religions and teachings. As a symbol or myth motif he is sometimes associated with creation, fertility, genealogy and tree cults . He is equally connected with the earth via the roots as with the treetop with the sky. So he brings the underworld, heaven and earth together and stands as a symbol in the center of the world.
Do you want to hang a tree of life around your neck? We have two beautiful examples of a Tree of Life chain : one very detailed, the other mainly minimalist.
Detailed tree of life chain
Attached to a noble sterling silver chain hangs a beautiful round pendant with a detailed tree of life. In addition to this powerful and confident symbol, designer Noomi van Gelder has applied a conical golden pendant symbolizing prosperity . On the other side of the Tree of Life hangs a turquoise howlite . It should help the wearer to ground himself and to keep calm .
All facts at a glance:
- 50 cm long sterling silver chain, nickel free
- large Tree of Life pendant in sterling silver
- small, conical brass pendant with gold plating
- blue howlite
Here you will find the detailed tree of life chain
Minimalist tree-of-life chain
A tender silver favorite jewel is this beautiful, minimalist tree of life tree. The tree of life is here punched in a round pendant made of sterling silver and hangs on a bright, silver chain. A chain for every day.
All facts at a glance:
- Sterling silver chain and pendant
- Total length: 43 centimeters
Here's the minimalist tree of life necklace
Tree of Life: All facts about the symbol
The Tree of Life in Buddhism
As already mentioned: The Tree of Life is mentioned in various teachings and religions. In yoga, not only an asana (yoga exercise) is named after him (Vrksasana - the tree) - also the tree of life as a symbol plays a role as a combination of earth and sky and powerful strength . In Buddhism, the tree of life is called Bodhi tree . This refers to the tree under which Buddha found enlightenment . Here he is at the same time a symbol of immortality .
The tree of life in Christianity
In Christianity, the Tree of Life appears in the Old Testament next to the Tree of Knowledge . Adam and Eve were supposed to have eaten it - followed by exile from the Garden of Eden. If they had tasted the tree of life, they might still have lived forever . Even in paradise stands the tree of life, at least according to the New Testament.
The tree of life in Islam
The idea of paradise is also taken up by Islam. Known there as Tubā, the tree of life also grows in paradise . As a symbol he means the proximity to God, but also stands as a world tree for the cosmic order .
Tree of Life Chain: What does the jewelry stand for?
If you now wear a chain with a tree of life around your neck, it stands for awakening as well as for strength and strength - in addition to any individual meaning that you may even attribute to it. Many people use the Tree of Life as a tool to ground themselves and practice in peace and serenity . Because whether you believe in it or not, such a large tree with roots reaching deep into the earth and a lush crown many meters above the ground already exalted and exudes calm, right? Just. As the tree of life also stands for a happy future, there are many reasons to choose this gem. Whatever matters is your personal feeling for this symbol.