Mala Beads Meaning

A mala, which is Sanskrit for garland, is a string of beads - typically 108, in addition to one guru bead - which are used as a meditation tool while chanting, reciting or silently repeating a mantra. Malas help the wearer focus their mind and are often used to recite mantras in sets of 108 repetitions.

The main perspective of buddhist prayer mala beads is to drive all beings with peace and bliss. The best use of buddhist prayer mala beads is for the recitation of mantra. These buddhist prayer mala beads is used during a period of recitation, like "Om Mani Padme Hum". Use of Buddhist prayer mala beads with the intention to bring greater happiness, joy, loving-kindness and serenity into the world.

Malas are made from various types of materials, including gemstones, wood, seeds or crystals. When not used for specifically meditation, malas can help wearers carry a sense of peace, calm, mindfulness and focus with them throughout the day. Gemstones have been used for centuries for healing and to reflect energy from the earth. Each gemstone also has a particular meaning and healing properties, and wearers can choose their mala beads based on what they’re seeking from their meditation. Amethyst, for example, promotes spirituality and helps the wearer stay centered, spiritual and serene. Tiger’s Eye, on the other hand, promotes courage and helps the wearer stay powerful, grounded and mindful.

Our authentic pieces are handmade by us and each piece is hand knotted after each bead. We use only genuine gemstones and thread and even the tassel is made by us.

Our mala necklaces all reflect the number 108. Almost all of our malas have 108 beads and 7 spacers placed along the necklace. 

We are constantly learning how to improve our product, in terms of quality and this is the reason our products can present slightly differences, because we want what's best for you. 

Wearing mala beads reminds one to pay attention to one's daily actions. Different types of beads are used to heighten certain qualities of your character.

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Agate. The stone has the power to harmonise yin and yang, positive and negative forces that maintain equilibrium in the universe. It is also known to cleanse and stabilize the aura, stimulate and strengthen our analytical capabilities, encouraging us to think clearly and concentrate in daily activities.

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Using a Mala

According to yogic traditions, a mantra is a Sanskrit word or phrase that has special powers to transform consciousness, promote healing or fulfill desires.

Sitting in a comfortable position, with the eyes closed, the mantra is repeated silently or aloud. The mind is focused on the mantra, the thoughts are let go of and the breath is slow and deep.

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