Mallah/Mala beads are used as a meditation tool by passing the beads through the fingers. This helps to focus the mind, count mantras and provide an atmosphere of mindfulness through repetition. These lightwieght maroon wooden beads can be worn as a stacked bracelet or necklace.
Mallah/Mala traditionally have 108 beads as well as a 'guru' bead, which is here decorated with an auspicious knot. The guru bead marks the beginning and end of the strand, helping you to keep count of your breath or mantras. 108 is a sacred number within Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism, said to encompass the wholeness of existance.
Circumference 73 cm