Some facts about the Orthodox Komboskini bracelet:

This kind of bracelet has been woven for over 1000 years on the Holy Mountain.

A combos is a knot in Greek and a skini rope.

In each knot there are 9 crosses according to the number of 9 angelic ranks. 

Here they are: Seraphim, Cherubim, Thrones, Authority, Dominion, Virtues, Powers, Principalities, Archangels, Angels.

This is a blessing from the Holy Mount Athos.

It is a traditional monastic needlework.

It is a wax thread.

The wax allows the bracelet to stretch and shrink again.

The bracelet is once worn, no need to take it off - it feels great in water, including salty or in contact with soaps and cleaners.

In Orthodoxy, there is no concept of a talisman, because only the Lord protects, but this eulogy is woven with prayer.

The technology for weaving this knot was given to the monks by an Angel.



The main function of the bracelet is EVLOGIYA or, in other words, the BLESSING, which, when weaving, the monk pronounces and asks the Lord for the future owner.

In addition, the bracelet is a symbol of belonging to Orthodox Christianity. In the early centuries, persecuted Christians drew a symbol of ichthy or a fish in order to recognize each other.

IMPORTANT! To wear the bracelet for a long time it is desirable to melt the ends of the nodules on the cross. 

How to put on the prayer rope video

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