Bhaisajya Dzi is also known as Spherical Striped Beads. The beads
are mostly short and flat with a white line at the center. Bhaisajya
Dzi belong to the family of Dzi Beads, and their linear designs are
all crafted by nature.
The name “Bhaisajya Dzi” originates from the belief that by holding
and warming the Bhaisajya Dzi in the small enclosed area of the
palm, it will exude a herbal scent, thus the name Bhaisajya Dzi,
which meant “herb master” in the native tongue. According to legend,
Bhaisajya Dzi has the ability to cure illnesses and ward off evil.
Place of Origin of Bhaisajya Dzi
Bhaisajya Dzi originated from 2000-4000 BC. These natural beads are
mostly discovered by archaeologists in Iraq, Iran, and Pakistan.
Perhaps due to the flourishing trade with other countries, large
numbers of Bhaisajya Dzi are also found in countries around the
Traditionally, Bhaisajya Dzi are auspicious beads used for
commercial trading and warding off evil. Its spherical shape makes
it very suitable to be used as chanting beads. Buddhist devotees who
use the Bhaisajya Dzi to practice the Bhaisajya way can achieve the
unity of soul and spirit, receive good fortune and blessings, and be
granted wishes. It is noteworthy to insert softer beads between the
Bhaisajya Dzis to prevent abrasion when the Beads are strung into
necklaces or bracelets.