The value of the red thread on the wrist: the power of protection from the mother
Old Slavic practice paid great attention to the red thread tied at the wrist. At the time of anti-religious propaganda about the red thread on the wrist, a stereotype developed: it must be woolly, and the emphasis of the red symbolism shifted to the properties of wool to warm the joints and relieve arthritis. In fact, such a talisman not only relieved the tendon from stretching, but also protected it from the evil eye and the evil forces. His strength was not only in red, which frightened off danger, but also in “tying up” the energy channel entering through the left palm.
The Slavs believed that on the right wrist the red thread was worn by those who called for material well-being, success and recognition in their lives. Nenets legends about how the goddess, being the one who was unwell, tied the red woolen threads on her wrist - and today is a vivid confirmation that this symbol has long been prevalent in many corners of the Earth.The Goe Indians from North America, by the way, also had a prototype of such a goddess helping with healing, tying red threads at the wrists of the suffering.
The red thread from Jerusalem possesses special properties: it is a powerful amulet that preserves health and influences personal life, bringing good graces of fate and success in various fields. It is believed that one of the important details in the ceremony of tying a thread is the choice of a congenial person who helps to make seven knots on it.
The history of the thread from the Promised Land begins with the consecration on the grave of the progenitor of nations. The piece of thread, which is tied at the wrist, is part of one large thread that wraps the grave of the holy mother of the Jewish people and the whole world, Rachel. According to legend, Rachel was childless and suffered greatly from her infertility. Her righteous life was rewarded, and she gave birth at a later age to two children. In childbirth, she died, becoming a symbol of the universal power of maternal love and life, sacrificed for her child. Rachel’s self-sacrifice, her love for her entire family and became the fundamental facts of creating an amulet - this energy fills the threads that spread throughout the world to help descendants.
How to tie a thread on the wrist
In order for the red thread to become a talisman, it is necessary to tie seven knots on it, as our ancestors did. It is necessary to start work from the “minute of silence”, during which you will concentrate on positive emotions and get rid of the negative, because the thread remembers the feelings that you have in the process of working on it. Remember that none of the knots can be tied aimlessly: everyone must have some function. Braid a bundle, mentally say, for what purpose you tie it. Think in advance exactly what you want to get from the charm.
The finished thread is tied to the left wrist. The wrist is one of the most vulnerable places for a negative impact, and the left side has long been associated with negative and otherworldly forces, and therefore has always been protected most carefully. Tie the amulet should a close person. If you do it yourself, then you can not only deprive the red thread of the coastal function, but also attract adversity into your life.
The thread is traditionally tied into three knots, pronouncing at the same time: “God will protect you, the holy forces will bring trouble. Amen". From this point on, the thread must be worn without removing it.
If such a thread breaks on the arm itself, it is considered a favorable sign, meaning that the thread took over the blow that Fate prepared for you. If after a certain period of time you discovered the disappearance of a red thread, it means that it is overloaded with negative energy, preventing it from you, and has completely fulfilled its function. It's time to make a new charm.