A Japa mala or mala (meaning garland) is a set of beads commonly used by Hindus and Buddhists, usually made from 108 beads, though other numbers, usually divisible by 9, are also used. Mala are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity. This practice is known in Sanskrit as japa. Mala are typically made with 19, 21, 27, 54 or 108 beads. In Tibetan Buddhism, traditionally mala of 108 beads are used. Some practitioners use mala of 21 or 28 beads for doing prostrations. Doing one 108-bead mala counts as 100 mantra recitations, the extra repetitions done to amend any mistakes in pronunciation or other faults of recitation. Malas are mainly used to count mantras.This listing is for a Dark Yak bone mala 108 beads for meditation. There are 108 beads on the string and each bead measures 8mm and can be wrapped around your about 3 to 4 times. It is also made adjustable. Suggested Mantras for this mala "Om Muni Muni Maha Muni ye soha" To Lord Buddha Shakyamuni "Om Tare Turi Tutari Turi Soha" To White Tara "Tayatha Om Pekatse Pekatse Maha Pekatse Raza Samu Gati Soha" To medicine Buddha.
- It is made adjustable to fit any wrist size
- Beautiful handmade white beads prayer mala
- Used for meditation and prayer
- Total beads 108
- Size dimension- length=35 cm weight= 70 gm
Model Number = BEADS-WHT1
Product Dimension = length=43 cm