This is a 108 Mala prayer beads that is known in Buddhism. It was believed that there are 108 paths to god, and in contrast 108 defilement or sins. This number can also be seen as illustrating love; 1 for unification and acceptance, 0 representing that nothing matters compared to love and 8 representing eternal, immutable compassionate love, no matter what.
Traditionally, malas, or garlands of prayer beads, come in a string of 108 beads (plus one for the "guru bead," around which the other 108 beads turn like the planets around the sun). It is traditional tool used to count the number of times a mantra is recited, breaths while meditating, counting prostrations, or the repetitions of a buddha's name.
This comes with a tree of life pendant and a tassel to make this bracelet unique. The Tree of Life is a universal symbol that can be found in many spiritual and mythological traditions around the world. In some cultures it is known as the Cosmic Tree, the World Tree and the Holy Tree. This symbolizes wisdom, protection, strength, bounty, beauty, and redemption.
This is more than a [fashionable] bracelet or necklace. Mala beads encourage a calmer mind, body and soul. This is the reason people are so drawn to it. This is traditionally used in yoga or meditation where mantra is repeated quietly 108 times. Wearing this throughout the day helps you manifest the power of the stones. Discover the healing power of this mantra beads by learning to relax at the deepest level.
- Beads are made semi precious stones
- Pendant is made from high quality zinc alloy
- Bracelet length is approximately 69cm (27.17 inches)
- Bead size is 0.6cm (0.24 inches)
- Can be used as necklace or bracelet
- Color as pictured
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