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Evil Eye Protection & Evil Eye Meaning
Signs of being afflicted with evil eye
The signs may differ between faiths, however, most of them have many similarities. The most generally accepted signs of the evil eye meaning are:
- Constant desire to sleep all the time
- Entering a state of feeling as though one is floating without purpose
- Unexplained negativity in any area of one’s life
- Exceeding stress, anxiety and tension
- Sudden and unexplained feeling of discomfort
- Physical, mental and emotional weakness
- Accident-prone for no reason
The evil eye causes sudden and unexplained chaos in the person’s life for no reason whatsoever. Simple accidents, normal anxiety with medical-related explanations or instances where not-so-nice things occur is not the evil eye.
Evil eye – protection, mythology, culture
The evil eye, known in Arabic as ‘al-ayn’, in Greek as ‘μάτι’ – ‘Mati’, in Turkish it is known as ‘kem göz’, is known to people across the world. Every religion, including the Greek Orthodox faith are well versed in identifying and removing the evil eye. The Prophet Muhammad is the inspiration behind the Sahih Muslim, Book 26, Number 5427, “The influence of the evil eye is a fact…”
There are specific amulets and very secretive prayers used to ward off and rid afflicted persons of the evil eye. The evil eye itself is often confused with the amulet made to ward it off, the blue, white and black glass bead resembling an eye. This bead is scattered across the modern world, with Gigi Hadid creating a shoe brand, eye love, intended to provide evil eye protection.
What is the Evil Eye?
The evil eye is said to be a bout of bad luck, sometimes stretching for years at a time. It is severe in some cases with people losing their entire livelihoods in a matter of days or weeks. It can also be a bout of sickness ending in near death experiences or something which changes one for the worst.
The evil eye meaning is not only a bout of bad luck or a series of seriously unfortunate events, it is a real energetic influence sent by another. In the belief of the Greek evil eye, we witness how the town’s folk would be able to identify someone who was guilty of possessing this power to afflict another with the evil eye, called ‘kako mati’, this can also refer to someone who is infected with the evil eye.
Evil Eye Protection for Everyone
Across the world and especially within the Greek, Turkish and Islamic traditions we find various methods for protecting ourselves against the evil eye, or even how to remove the evil eye from us once afflicted. Within the Greek traditions of old, there is a large amount of what is called, ‘dry spitting’, as well as a large amount of influence from the number 3, and then the auspicious number 9. According to tradition, those afflicted would much rather go to see a wise woman or Wiseman of a specific village known for their remarkable abilities to identify and remove the curse.
These witches would have a prayer or secret set of words, never ever shared with anyone which they used to banish the evil eye and instill powerful evil eye protection on the person in question.
Even though these words are never known by the general public, the methods in which they are used are. One such common method in evil eye protection utilises olive oil and holy water on a plate.
The person afflicted would seat themselves in front of the wiseman/woman, and whilst thinking of the person that they thought would have placed this evil eye on them would see the witch dropping a drop of oil on a plate filled with holy water. This would be repeated 9 times. Each set of three times the witch would make a cross over the afflicted person and then mumble the prayer or set of words passed down from generation to generation.
If the oil dissolved, the person was indeed afflicted with the evil eye bracelet, if the oil remained as droplets and never dissolves, the person was never afflicted, yet they would be protected against future attacks as well as their situation being further explored to find a solution for their state of affairs.
Evil Eye Amulets
The Hamsa hand, the hand of Fatima, the five-fingered hand is known to have been created in the spirit of protection against the evil eye. The hand of Fatima is found in Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and across the middle east as well as the northern African regions. It is also known as The Hand of The Goddess as well as the Hand of Mary.
The Hamsa Hand is seen hanging in cars, on the windows of offices, as key chains etc. However, it is not only the fact that this hand is modeled after the image of the open right hand of Innana, an ancient Mesopotamian Goddess, but it is that the presence of the Nazar is present in it.
The nazar is the Arabic name of the cobalt blue, white and black eye bead used to protect against the effects of the evil eye. The Turkish evil eye protection utilizes this bead, as well as the Greek evil eye protection, in fact, most evil eye jewelry has borrowed this symbol and its name, Nazar.
The Nazar can be utilized in any form that the wearer sees fit. The most important part is that your evil eye jewelry includes the Nazar. Anything around that does not take away from the protection, but in some cases will in fact enhance it. Common forms of jewelry are found in all sorts of shops, curio stores and roadside sellers, the evil eye bracelet, as well as the evil eye necklace, are a more common occurrence, however, earrings are also very popular, consisting of a single bead, or a set of Nazar’s threaded together.
No religion, means worldwide acceptance
The bad eye may be contained in many religions with the Quran containing specific duas such as the one in Sunan Ibn Majah, created by Prophet Muhammad for his grandchildren. This dua is used today to protect children specifically, “A’udhu bi kalimatil-lahil- tammati, min kulli shaitanin wa hammah, wa min kulli ‘aynin lammah.” In English this translates to: “I seek refuge for you in the Perfect Words of Allah, from every devil and every poisonous reptile, and from every evil eye.” In Sunan Ibn Majah, the Dua of Jibril we find a removal or healing of the evil instead of protection against it.
In the Orthodox Greek Church, the priests are given a secret prayer to specifically help those afflicted by the evil eye. The Church does however warn that this evil eye is part of Satan’s work. A prayer that is open to the public can be found here, it is known as a prayer to protect against the effects of Vaskania (Another word or term for evil eye.)
It is interesting, even though the religious world have vastly different ideas on the creation of the world, laws whereby we should live and contrasting opinions on who is right and who is wrong, they all seem to agree on the existence and the necessary removal and protection of the evil eye.
Evil Eye Meaning, Causes and Presence Explained
We can all be guilty of the evil eye, even though some people are more capable of causing actual long-term harm than others. The evil eye is caused through imposing negative emotions on another person. Some of these negative emotions are:
When we think something, there is an energy transference onto the other person. In some instances, this is exceedingly small and unnoticeable by the layman. However, when years of such thoughtforms or patterns build up, we find a person who is completely unable to pick themselves up from the darkness that they find themselves in.
In other instances, as we view in many accounts of the Greek evil eye instances, there are some people who are more apt in affecting others and sending the evil eye. In these instances, a person will suddenly experience a complete 180 degree chaotic and negative turnaround of their lives. Some accounts speak of people who have died from such an evil eye attack and that even though it was known that they were in fact afflicted with the evil eye that they had not asked for healing or protection from another person able to do so, and so were not helped.
It is a common unwritten law that to heal someone of something, they need to ask. Without permission the healer will be affected negatively, sometimes losing their ability to heal altogether. It is particularly important that you make use of appropriate evil eye protection to ensure that you are indeed not under the negative influences that the evil eye causes.
A Few Last Words of Advice on the Evil Eye Meaning
From the pastors, priests, Imam’s and other traditional healers and witches we find one very vital piece of advice in common. They all speak of how the humble person always sidesteps the evil eye. Never being too rich, too beautiful, too anything. The humble person is in everyone’s good books and so gives no one the reason to inflict the evil eye on them.
This is easy to say, however, in today’s digital race for more of everything, we need to question if living under the radar of people’s thoughtforms is worth our while in the long run. According to this common advice between religions we cannot climb the corporate ladder to success lest someone be jealous of us, we cannot be too pretty lest someone envies this and we unexpectedly fall sick due to the daggers of the evil eye.
It makes far more sense to shield ourselves from anyone’s negative influences. It makes even more sense to achieve what our hearts are after achieving so that we are fulfilled as a person and not have to worry about other people hating us for it. Living in a constant state of fear only produces negative results and one cannot achieve anything in this state of being.
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Evil Eye is a striking look that is believed to carry a magical curse. It is directed at the person when he or she is unaware with the aim to cause harm. This may come in may forms like bad luck, misfortune, disease and accidents. In attempt to ward themselves off the evil eye curse people have come up with a number of protective talismans. A typical Evil Eye Bracelet talisman is a disk, ball or hand consisting of dark blue and white circles. Such talismans are found in almost every culture throughout the world.
Science hasn’t given a definitive reason why some people carry this low vibrational energy. Though, researchers made an assumption that this may be caused by traumatic experiences in a form of abuse, bad parenting and other possible triggering factors.
Therapists have pinpointed the prominent characteristics of this so-called “energy vampires”:
Lack of empathy – They show a mean personality with a sharp tongue and that show no regard for your emotions or don’t show interest when you try to open an emotional conversation.
Childish Acts – They may look old and mature in appearance but they show immature behavior emotionally. They hold grudges and argue over petty little things having left with a persona of a 5-year-old child.
Inauthenticity – They initiate a relationship with a person who they think they can gain themselves in a materialistic way. They copy and falsify the traits, looks and status and tries to impress people. They see themselves in a higher status quo and disregards those who have lower privileges.
Gossiping and Dramatic Acts – They are good at picking up small details about a person and creates chaos in a good situation making others miserable because they are unhappy with themselves.
Evil Eye: The Magical Curse
There is a big chance that you have seen an Evil Eye symbol at least once in your life. You may have seen someone wearing an Evil Eye Bracelet or an Evil Eye Necklace or an Evil Eye Ring. You might have even worn it yourself without realizing it. You might witness a person giving an “evil eye” look. You might have even given it yourself. But have you ever wondered of the Evil Eye meaning? Has it ever occurred to you that people in many cultures throughout the world are taking bad Eye or sometimes called Greedy Eye very seriously?
Symbols created with the Evil Eye were also created as a powerful protective talisman to drive away evil forces that are associated with the evil eye. However, many cultures despise this symbol as some believe that they carry the tragedy and misfortune of the eye.
For example, Portugal, Brazil, Mediterranean Coast, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Balkans, India, Nepal, Pakistan and many others. Today Evil Eye is a popular piece of jewelry and a souvenir for tourists. But in many places where belief in Evil Eye Curse is alive and well people take Evil Eye meaning extremely seriously.
The Evil Eye meaning might differ but its uniqueness and remarkable properties made it last for decades. With or without conscious understanding of the symbol, it is so popular today that it can be found in almost every accessory, wardrobe, interior design across the world. If you want to be smart about keeping an Evil Eye at home or wearing it as a piece of jewelry, you should at least understand what it means.
We have listed everything you need to know about Evil Eye in the article below.
History and Meaning
People believe that Evil Eye has existed for more than 5,000 years. It is considered one of the strongest symbols in Greek and Roman Empires. According to the myth, Evil Eye is represented by the stares of the Gods and the people. When a person is worshipped too much, they will be filled with pride. The evil eyes are the eyes of the people and the gods and goddesses that punish those who are too proud of themselves. This pride becomes their downfall causing misfortunes, as well as physical and mental illnesses. The folklore imparts a lesson of humility and that you are to remain a mortal of the same level no matter what or where your achievements takes you.
Mentions of Evil Eye Meaning were found in Sumer of the Euphrates Valley. Archeoligists are finding Evil Eye amulets from 3,300 BC Syria. But the most shocking discovery was made by historians in Spain where Evil Eye cave drawings dating back to at 10,000 years were found.
This proves that Evil Eye meaning has come a long way through the history of mankind. People had different approach to the meaning of Evil Eye but it still remained the same at the core.
Despite minor differences, Evil Eye meaning remains pretty much the same wherever the story is told. People describe Evil Eye as look aiming to inflict harm or some form of bad luck. The superstition states that a concentrated look is powerful enough to bring actual harm and cause a disaster.
The European and immigrants from Asia are believed to be the first to bring the symbol of the Evil Eye in America. Evil Eye has been mentioned in many religions.
For example, Portugal, Brazil, Mediterranean Coast, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Balkans, India, Nepal, Pakistan and many others. Today Evil Eye is a popular piece of jewelry and a souvenir for tourists. But in many places where belief in Evil Eye Curse is alive and well people take Evil Eye meaning extremely seriously.
For example, you can find a statement in the Islamic Doctrine saying “The influence of an evil eye is a fact…” in Sahih Muslim, Book 26, Number 5427. I is a common belief for Islam that Evil eye is an evil force that may cause harm. Their custom to say “TabarakAllah” (Blessings of God)] or “Masha’Allah” (God has willed it) are intended to protect them and to ward off the negative energies that is brought by the evil stare.
In Asia, particularly in Hinduism, an intense feeling of fear is anchored in the symbol of the Evil Eye. The “evil” look portrayed in the eye is said to hold a power that would bring a massive catastrophe. Because of this powerful superstition, the Hindus devotes themselves in offering a bowl milk to withstand the power of the evil eye.
In Hinduism, the Sin of Envy is where the Evil Eye roots its power as represented by its malicious look. Anyone can be capable of this envious act even animals like snakes can give off an evil eye. However, in India, women are considered as the most vulnerable as they go through the most drastic changes in their life. Though men go through this process as well, people are most likely to give preconceived opinions to women who are in the state of puberty, marriage, pregnancy and childbirth. That is why women are encouraged to paint their eyelids as a protection from the evil stare.
Evil Eye Protection : South America
In South America, particularly Brazil the Evil Eyes associated with mal-olhado, mau-olhado (“act of giving a bad look”) or olho gordo (“fat eye” i.e. “gluttonous eye”). People feared that when a stronger someone stares at a weaker person, the stronger person can drain the power and the soul from the weak one. Women, elderly, babies and young children were seen as weak, while men or wealthy and politically influential individuals counted as strong.
Babies and young children on the other side are at a higher risk for mal-olhado or mau-olhado and the Bruxas (witches). Especially the non-baptized. The Evil Eye is represented as these evil forces as it grants dark and malignant intentions taking away their energies and causing illnesses in spite of being extremely well. Christians in Brazil created evil eye charms in a form of cross and placed them around the bedroom. These Evil Eye charms are made to protect and repel the negative forces away from the children especially when they are sleeping because this is the state where they are found most vulnerable.
Plants such as Dumb canes, Snake plant, Guinea Hen Weed, Rosemary and etc. are planted together to sanitize and bring good luck to places that are believed to have been intoxicated with dark forces. They are also planted in strategic places such as the front yard to cleanse the energies before these evil forces could enter the house. Other amulets are also used in Brazil such as mirrors, elephant figurines, and salt are placed in specific areas at home to withstand the powers of the Evil Eye.
Evil Eye Symbol: Mexico
The Evil Eye is also famous In Mexico as it is a symbol that brings “Mal de ojo” which means “To be made ill by a gaze”. Like the beliefs made in Brazil, the powers of the Evil Eye spawned from envious acts like insecurity and jealousy. The folklore entails that the Evil Eye disrupts the balance of the positive and negative forces forcing the negative energies in dominance. Bringing more power to evil forces such as evil spirits, witches, diseases and illnesses to invade the body of the innocents caused by their malicious and careless behavior to others.
A traditional treatment for mal de ojo in rural Mexico calls for the practices of a curandero. A curandero or curandeiro is a traditional native healer or a shaman found in Latin America, particularly in Mexico. They used a raw egg to cure Evil Eye. Raw egg is believed to absorb negative energy that a person cursed by Evil Eye possesses. An egg is held over the person and then covered with a straw cross. It is typically positioned beneath a. head of a person while they sleep. The next morning the curandero comes to examine the form of an egg and determine if the ritual was successful. By the shape of the egg yolk Curandero is able to even tell the gender of the enemy.
Evil Eye protection practices are important in Mexican culture and are passed from generation to generation. They implicate how disease is perceived in their culture specifically that people can become victims of destructive behavior of others.
Evil Eye in Europe
Europeans believed that envious look had a power to bring misfortune. Dark forces such as witches were thought to be the source of the Evil Eye according to European folklore. Besides people with rare eye colors were also seen as potential possessors of Evil Eye and therefore a threat. For exmaple, Germans feared the red eyes as they believed to carry the power of the Evil Eye look. The Irish believed that those who have squinty eyes are the wizards of the evil eye. The Italians on the other hand, believed that the unibrows carry the power of the Evil Eye.
Evil Eye in America
Surprisingly, the negative impression of the Evil Eye was not carried to the America in spite of the influences brought by the Europeans. Most people in America didn’t take this belief as a higher threat. They considered a barefaced stare a sign of rudeness rather than an Evil Eye curse. Even if people do not believe in Evil Eye properties they take preventive measures just in case. Because at the end of the day, an evil stare is a warning sign for an impending unpleasant intention.
Evil Eye in World Languages
Because of the diverse influences made by the symbol of the Evil Eye, it has gained is distinctive names around the world. The word Evil Eye comes in different names in Farsi it is called “Bla Band”, Arabic “Ayin Harsha”, Scotland “Droch Shuil”, Spanish “Mal Ojo” or “El Oja”, in France “Mauvais Oeil”, Germany “Böser Blick”, Romans “Oculus Malus”
Hebrews call them “Ayin Ha’ra” an idea wherein a person with bad intentions, witches, and other supernatural beings can cause harm or bring an evil eye curse to a person just by merely looking at them. The “Ayin Ha’ra” is also inclined in envious act and are also addressed in the Rabbinic texts.
Turkish used the name “Nazar Boncugu” which means “Turkish Evil Eye”. The look can cause intense pain, harm, and misfortune to those who received it. A “nazar” which is an eye-shaped amulet is used a protection for the Evil Eye.
Italians fear the “Malocchio” which means the evil look or the evil eye as it is caused by jealousy. To repel the evil forces, the Italians created the Malocchio Prayer, a traditional prayer that is mostly done during Christmas Eve as it is when its power is strong. One must be diagnosed with Malocchio before a Malocchio Prayer is made. A close friend or relative has to drop an olive oil three times in a bowl of water and if the oil forms an eye then the Evil Eye is confined in their body.
Evil Eye Amulet For Home
In order to ward off harmful spirits and curses or simply envy people are using talismans and amulets. Those countries that are familiar with the evil eye meaning have come up with a way to protect themselves. People safeguard themselves against bad fortune and evil eye by keeping some form of evil eye amulet at their residence, workplace or vehicle. In order to protect your home or office hang a hamsa hand or evil eye amulet near the entrance. This way all visitors can see it right when they stop in. Evil Eye Amulet has a power to recognize the person who is trying to concentrate on us. Sometimes people are sending negative thoughts our way unconciously. And when they do you want to be prepared and protect your family and your home from negative energy flying around. As soon as Evil Eye Amulet recongnizes the negative energy it breaks the concentration and strength of it in a simple and effective way. Evil Eye amulet comes in may forms and so you have a great selection to chose from! It works best though when a person is making his or her own talisman. Because he or she can empower it with a strong positive energy while making it. But you can also order or purchase a talisman and meditate or charge it for protection.
Protection and Cure for the Evil Eye
There are infinite ways to diagnose and cure the victims of the Evil Eye. For exmaple, Christians carry cross and Hindu carry incense at all times as a protection against the evil eye. For most cultures, children are considered the most vulnerable. Therefore mothers would keep an amulet and other evil eye charm under the pillows or near the head of their children as they are at a higher risk during sleeping.
Diagnosing the Evil Eye
Diagnosing the Evil Eye is a process of recognizing the Evil Eye, cure and free oneself of the evil forces that accumulated in your soul. One significant manifestation when a person acquired the evil eye is when it shows signs of physical and psychological disturbances. Among physical symptoms that are acquired from an envious stare are weakness, fever, and infectious diseases. The unfortunate receiver of the evil stare would also manifest issues that would affect his personal and pofessional relashionships. It is considered as an invisible assault as it creates an overall effect to the well-being of someone else.
There are several methods to identify the evil entity created by the Evil Eye.
Evil Eye Symptoms: Coal method
In the Coal Method, a piece of coal or a burned match is dropped in a pan filled with water. If the coal or the unburned match sinks, it means that the person is not infected and if it floats it means that the person or child is infected with the negative energies of the Evil Eye. A shaman, healer or the parent can perform this ritual if a child is manifesting this symptom. If it is an adult, they can perform the ritual by themselves.
Evil Eye Symptoms: Wax Method
In the wax method, the healer or the parent will drip a hot wax in a holy water and if the wax splatters or sticks on the side then the child is infected with the Evil Eye.
Evil Eye Symptoms: Oil Method
In the Oil Method, the person who is manifesting the evil eye symptoms must perform this method by dropping an oil in the water. If the oil forms an eye then the person is infected with the powers of the Evil Eye. The person that shows symptoms of Evil Eye may also pour an oil on their hair and let it drip in a glass of Holy Water and if the oil sinks then the person has the Evil Eye.
Curing the Evil Eye
The powers of the Evil Eye have been known in every part of the world. That’s why people created Evil Eye amulets and performed rituals for protection. In some countries, people pinch on the back to repel the evil eye curse. Christians have a tradition of carrying a cross near the body and performing a sign of the cross while the index finger points towards the Evil Eye. Women and children in Bangladesh are drawn with an evil eye tattoo or a dot in the forehead or behind their ears to protect and drive away from the Evil Eye. Here are some methods you can use to protect yourself and your family from the Evil Eye.
In Hispanic culture, the evil eye is said to have been passed with no intention so a simple method of touch is considered as a regimen to cure the Evil Eye. The person who may have caused the evil eye will have to touch the child on the hand and forehead and that is already an adequate process to cure the evil forces that are caused by the evil eye.
In Latin countries, the parents of the child that is manifested with the evil eye will recite a prayer and pass an egg over the child’s body. The Egg is then placed underneath the pillow and is left overnight. In the morning the parent will check if the egg white is foggy, if it is then the child is affected by the evil eye and that the child is cured.
Mano Cornuto is a hand gesture that is believed to repel and cure the evil eye. The hand makes a sign of a horn where the index and the small finger is extended. There is also a hand gesture that is called Mano Fico where a fist is made and the thumb is stuck between the index and the middle finger.
Six Sided Mirror
In China, a six-sided mirror is said to have been used to repel negative forces and cures the people who exhibits the evil eye. The mirror is hanged on the front door or window which are the entry points of the house. Mirrors attached to clothes are also used in India to ward off the evil eye.
Shamas are healers that have access or have influence in the world of the good and the evil spirits. With their expertise in divination and healing, the healers can perform the rituals if the parents or the person is not confident or comfortable in carrying out the practice.
Evil Eye Protection
There are many amulets, rituals and prayers that people use to protect themselves from the powers of Evil Eye. One of the most popular talismans is called Nazar and it is most widespread in Turkey. It’s a royal blue glass bead or ball with blue and white circles in the middle. Another popular amulet is Khamsa (in Arabic) or Hamsa (In Hebrew). It is a palm-shaped symbol – a bearer of good fortune. People tend to surround themselves with these Evil Eye amulets in everyday life to ward off negative energy and unwanted Evil Eye. These symbols can be placed in homes, more often at the door front where everyone entering the house can see them. They are painted in the interior of the houses, incorporated into the doorknobs and draped on furniture and home textile.
Nazar & Hamsa also make great jewelry and can be worn to protect its owner. Evil eye bracelet, evil eye earrings, evil eye necklace, and any articles that contain the symbol of the evil eye repels the power of the evil stare.
Some religious monotheists condemn amulets as superstitious and even sinful. But people keep the beloved tradition and talismans remain extremely common in homes of every faith and every culture.
Celebrities Embracing Evil Eye Jewelry Trend
Evil Eye amulet has the ability to transcend boundaries – cultural, geographical and religious. Centuries ago it was praised and loved by the royalties. They believed that Evil Eye was going to protect them from conspiration who question their right to the throne and power. They incorporated the Evil Eye symbol into jewelry to ward off negative energy and envious glares.
Evil eye meaning remains the same today. Although nowadays people wear it for different reasons. Some still believe in the power of Evil Eye properties some simply follow the trend. It makes sense why celebrities were the ones to embrace the Evil Eye Jewelry trend. They may experience the Evil Eye curse more than any of us. So in an attempt to ward off malevolent looks they have turned Evil Eye into a fashion statement.
Evil Eye Protection – Amulet Turned Into a Fashion Statement
The imagery of evil eye has frequently appeared in the world of fashion in the last decade. Kim Kardashian is a big fan of Evil Eye jewelry. She has been photographed many times wearing evil eye bracelet and evil eye necklace. As well as headpieces featuring evil eye symbol.
Gigi Hadid started folloing the Evil Eye trend in late 2017. She launched a beautiful Evil Eye shoe collection called Eye Loves Shoe.
Blake Lively and Cara Delevingne were noticed to wear Evil Eye bracelet and Evil Eye necklace. Evil eye has made it to the red carpet numerous times. Rita Ora is a one of those people who belies in Evil Eye properties and keeps an amulet close when she most needs it.
Protect Yourself From Evil Eye Properties
Evil Eye Amulet & Evil Eye Charms
Hamsa is also known as the evil eye hand “Hand of Fatima”, “Hand of God” or the “Hand of Miriam. Hamsa is a hand-shaped symbol where the evil eye is placed on the palm. It is one of the most powerful amulets against the evil eye and it is popular in the Middle East, Africa and Jewish culture
Pink Coral Bracelet
Parents let their children wear a pink coral bracelet as an evil eye bracelet to serve as an evil eye protection. The coral carries the sun’s energy where it attacks love and prosperity and fights off black magic and evil attempts.
The use of red string as an evil eye bracelet meaning is popular among the Jewish community as it wards off bad luck and injury brought by the evil eye. Parents places or ties the red strings on the children’s bed to protect them when they are sleeping or on the handle of the strollers when children are strolled outdoors.
Jet Amulets are a high polished and dense velvet black coal that is often used as an evil eye necklace in Hispanic cultures. This evil eye charm is attached in beads or gold chains and is worn as an evil eye choker by children.
In Russia, mothers follow the ritual of spitting when a stranger or another person compliments their children. They spit three times over their left shoulder and knocks on the wood three times to ward off the evil entity that the evil eye brings.
Sicilians use the method of scattering salt on the floor to confuse the bearers of the evil eye. The salt is scattered on the doorsteps of the house either inside or outside the house.
Evil Eye Tattoo Meaning
We recommend doing your own research on evil eye tattoo meaning before actually getting one. Though you may be familiar with the evil eye meaning there might be more to it. The evil eye symbol has been around for thousands of years. Yet the debate about the symbolism of it is still going on. People agree that an evil eye tattoo serves both purposes. First of all warding off evil. And second of all enhancing the appearance. But a question of it has a good or bad nature really sparks a conversation.
The reason is in the name itself – the evil eye. Some people say that the word “evil” gives a negative connotation to the whole picture. Moreover, some think that “evil” in this word combination make a symbol seems bad rather than good. This makes people believe that getting an evil eye tattoo might actually bring bad luck! But don’t just take it for a word. But this is pretty controversial. Because most of the debate is based on personal experience and superstition, rather than facts. For every person advising against evil eye tattoos, there is always one rooting for it. Especially people who live in countries with a long history of evil eye symbol. Such as Greece, Egypt, Mexico, etc.
Before having the symbol inked on your skin forever find out everything about evil eye protection.
Crystals to lift the Evil Eye Curse
Ancient civilizations believed that Evil Eye is the way the Gods and Goddesses punish those who are receiving too much praise and attention. Over the years, powerful protections such as crystals were used in evil eye necklace or and evil eye bracelets. They were offered to royalties for protection because they believed that the evil eye was a big threat to their throne. To provide constant evil eye protection against the evil eye, powerful crystals like Lapis Lazuli, Black Onyx, Quartz Crystal and Hematite were used in the creation of evil eye rings, bracelets,s and evil eye necklaces where the power of crystals can be used on a daily basis.
Lapis Lazuli – keeps the mind away from negative and evil thoughts
Black Onyx – releases the stress, anxiety, fears and other negative energies that have been accumulated and repels negative forces that surround the body.
Quartz Crystal – activates the positive energies and intensifies the protective powers that goes along with it.
Hematite – the negative energies are withdrawn from within and are absorbed by the Earth.
Evil Eye in Modern Life
More often Evil Eye is viewed as an ancient belief or an old-fashioned superstitions in modern world. Today people use the term “energy vampire” to describe someone who exhibits low or negative energies. Wherein they are regarded as the people who self-centered and uses manipulative acts to benefit themself or act just on jealousy.
The term “energy vampire” is now widely accepted by pseudo-scientific references. It is concluded that these energy vampires attaches their negative energies to other people around them. They tend to start a drama and that they are immature in nature who focuses on the purpose of bringing down the people they may come across. They have unhealthy emotions and are being diagnosed mostly with psychological and personality disorders.
Lapis Lazuli: My Journey Towards Spiritual Healing
In my experience, I feel that it is uplifting that I encountered many energy vampires and that I have learned many ways to identify and successfully avoid and drawn their plethora of negative emotions. The best way to deal with the Evil Eye or the Energy Vampire is to avoid it in the first place. Though the belief in the evil eye is now considered a superstition, it may still play a role as a powerful factor that affects the behavior of people around the world. That is why I always create a protective psychic shield around myself if I feel like I am dealing with one. I raise my vibrational energy by wearing a protective gemstone as it helps me avoid falling into the negative energies.
Evil Eye Most FAQ’s
What does the evil eye symbolize?
The Evil Eye is a striking look that is believed to carry a magical curse. To cause harm and ill intentions to someone or something. This may be in a form of misfortune, diseases, accidents, calamity, or even death. Symptoms of this affliction include fever, vomiting, loss of energy and problems with mental and emotional health. In most cultures, the evil eye is easily diagnosed when a person is inflicted with sudden medical issues in spite of being extremely well.
What is the meaning of the evil eye hand?
The Evil Eye-hand is also known as “Hamsa”, “Hand of Fatima”, “Hand of God” or the “Hand of Miriam. Hamsa is a hand-shaped symbol where the evil eye is placed on the palm. It is one of the most powerful amulets against the evil eye and it is popular in the Middle East, Africa, and Jewish culture.
What causes the Evil Eye?
The ancient civilization believed that the Evil Eye is the way of the gods and the goddesses to punish those who are receiving too much praise and attention. Many cultures also believe that the evil eye is given because a person was provoked out of envious reasons. In the modern world, this malevolent glare is usually given to a person when they are unaware.
What are the symptoms of the Evil Eye?
Symptoms of being affected with Evil Eye include fever, vomiting, loss of energy and problems with mental and emotional health. In most cultures, the evil eye is easily diagnosed when a person is inflicted with sudden medical issues in spite of being extremely well.
What are the crystals that could lift the effect of the Evil Eye?
To provide constant evil eye protection against the evil eye, powerful crystals like Lapis Lazuli, Black Onyx, Quartz Crystal and Hematite are molded into evil eye rings, bracelets,s and evil eye necklaces where they can be used on a daily basis.
What are the characteristics of Energy Vampires?
The energy vampires exhibit low or negative energies, they lack empathy, show immature behaviors, not authentic, gossips and creates dramatic situations.
How do you protect yourself from the Evil Eye?
Prayers, rituals, amulets, jewelry – evil eye bracelet meaning, necklace, earrings are used to protect self from the power of the evil eye. Other figures such as Hamsa, Pink Coral Bracelet, Red String, Jet Amulet, Spit, and Salt Method can also be used.
Whether you choose to purchase an evil eye bracelet, a pair of earrings, a pair of Gigi Hadid’s eye love brand of shoes, an evil eye necklace or any other type of evil eye protection, it is imperative that you do it for yourself and not because you are afraid of anything. They do say that it is better to be safe than sorry, and according to research the historical evidence of the affects and reality of the evil eye has been in social circulation since the 6th Century BC. Not only have the greatest scholars and philosophers of our time such as Pliny the Elder, Plato, and Prophet Muhammed himself mentioned it in texts exceeding one hundred dated pieces, but intelligent and well-respected members of today’s society still have a great need to protect themselves from this common ailment of humanity.
Whether we understand the finite details of the effects of the evil eye or where it originated, it seems to the greater percentage of humanity that it exists, and if you seem to have had a bout of unfortunate events in your life recently, perhaps it is an extremely wise idea to go and find someone who understands these spiritual intricacies and heals you of your affliction before it gets any worse. Even if you have not experienced the effects of the evil eye, perhaps it is an even wiser idea to go and protect yourself from any unexpected malice from another person, especially in a day and age where we understand the intricacies of a ‘dog eat dog’ world all to well. Regardless of your standpoint, we can safely ask the question, “How can so many thousands of people, across so many religions and faiths agree on this one thing if it is not something that we should really be taking stock of?”