Shambhala, also spelled Shambala or Shamballa is a mythical kingdom. In the texts that are connected to the Kalachakra Tantra it is situated north of the Himalayas. Usually this is then associated with Tibet. In bönreligie is also talk of a mythical kingdom called Tagzig Olmo Lung Ring where the founder of that religion would have prevailed over Tonpa Shenrab. In the Shambhala tradition is a country dedicated to the implementation of the Kalachakra Tantra. Is mentioned in the tantra, the historical Buddha would have entrusted it to the king of the country. Shambhala has the shape of a massive lotus flower. There are vast sandalwood forests, lakes that are also in the shape of a lotus and surrounded by a chain of mountains. In the middle of the kingdom is the capital Kalapa. In the center of town is the mandala of the Buddha Kalachakra. The inhabitants of the total to 960 million villages of Shambhala ruled by Kalkin, an extraordinarily wise driver. The laity in Shambhala are all wonderful people and healthy; there is no disease and poverty. The monks themselves in an exemplary way to their promises and obligations. They are intelligent, devoted entirely to the practice of Vajrayana, though all authentic forms of Indian Buddhism to be maintained there. The majority of people reached reborn in Shambhala during their lifetime Buddhahood there. But there is a threat of serious difficulties. In the year 2425, the barbarians are (generally identified as Muslims) who try have destroyed Buddhism in India to invade Shambhala. The twenty-fifth Kalkin, Raudracakrin, armies will lead to India where they will fight the forces of evil in an apocalyptic battle that will be won by the forces of Buddhism. This victory will result in a golden period in which the life expectancy of people will increase significantly, can be harvested without editing the land and people of the whole earth will be devoted to Buddhism. Shamballa bracelet represents the power of the old Shamballa and protects against disease and give happiness and prosperity. This is reinforced by the strength of the particular gemstone in a particular area.
Against sadness and nostalgia, gives spiritual insight.
Against homesickness, promotes love and creatively.
For depression. Purifies the entire body.
Makes diligently. Helps with fatigue.
Protects against misfortune, helps to solve not processed emotions.
Brings life back into balance.
Amethyst violet is a variety of the mineral quartz (SiO2) and is the most sought after stone from the quartz group. Etymology: The name comes from the Greek αμεθυστoς (amethystos). Amethyst was already known to the Egyptians, Etruscans and Romans, and Pliny the Elder amethyst already described. In ancient China, were cut out of amethyst little gems. In the Middle Ages amethyst also highly valued in Europe. He was named bishop stone, because it used to be a popular gemstone for dignitaries, and he would possess magical powers. It was the symbol of lovers stone of temperance, protector against sorcery and witchcraft. By Jacob van Maerlant is found the statement that the stone intoxication dissipates. It has been assumed that the Greek name "against the intoxication" would mean: a wine that is drunk from a cup made of amethyst, one could not be drunk. Genesis: Metamorfieten, hydrothermal, alluvial deposits. The crystals grow ever on a base, the prisms are often poorly developed and therefore dominate the crystal spiers spit amethyst; Here is also the color most powerful. These sections are knocked, ie broken down for further use. By burning at a temperature of between 470 and 750 degrees arise light yellow, reddish-brown, green or colorless varieties. There are amethysts which gradually fade in daylight. With radium is to restore the original color. The color is caused by iron in combination with ionizing radiation. In artificial light amethyst is less attractive. Occur as early as the Middle Ages, Brazil boasted its deposits of amethyst, they are among others won in Bahia, Minas Gerais and Mato Grosso. Recently in Bolivia won the so-called ametrine, an amethyst-citrine, with alternate violet and yellow colors, but the transition between the colors is sharply limited. Amethyst are also known in the United States, nl.in Montana, Maine, Georgia and Arizona. In Canada, Mexico, Bolivia, India, Myanmar, Japan, China and Korea, and Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Congo and Australia are also major producers. In Russia, amethyst, among other things found in the Urals, Yakutsk and on the Kola Peninsula. Amethysts are also found in Armenia, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Switzerland and Ireland. Amethyst is rarely more pure crystals. The British Museum is a unique polished stone of 343 carats. Other smaller stones weigh less; They usually come from Brazil. The Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC possesses even a cut amethyst from Brazil of 1362 carats and one from North Carolina from 202.5 carats. Amethysts were often used in state jewels like the scepter of Catherine the Great and the scepter of the British Crown.
Gemstone therapy Amethyst (Dutch)