The word “bodhi” is both a Sanskrit (Ancient Indian) and Pali (Ancient Thai) word that translates as “enlightenment” or “wisdom.”
Today, the tree’s scientific name is Ficus religiosa.
It is revered because it is said to be the type of tree under which Siddhartha Gautama, the spiritual teacher and founder of Buddhism, was said to have been meditating when he attained enlightenment, after which he was called the “Buddha,” a Sanskrit word meaning “the awakened one.”
Thus, the tree became sacred to Buddhists, and its leaf a symbol of peace and happiness.
This is a set of 4 bracelets.