The number of beads in a wrist mala can vary, but they typically have 21, 54, or 108 beads. The number of beads is significant in the practice of meditation and prayer, as it represents the number of breaths in a full cycle of meditation.
21 beads:This is the smallest number of beads found on a wrist mala. It is often used for beginners or for those who want to focus on a shorter meditation practice.
54 beads: It is said to represent the 54 elements of the human body.
108 beads:This is the most common number of beads found on a full mala, or a bracelet when wrapped around the wrist. It is said to represent the 108 energy centers in the body.
Wrist malas are worn on the wrist, typically with the tassel hanging down over the hand. They can be used for meditation, prayer, or simply as a reminder of one's spiritual practice.
Here are some of the benefits of using a wrist mala:
Meditation:Wrist malas can be used to help you focus during meditation. As you recite your mantra or prayer, you can use your fingers to count the beads. This can help you to stay focused and to avoid getting lost in your thoughts.
Prayer:Wrist malas can also be used to help you pray. As you pray, you can use your fingers to count the beads. This can help you to stay focused and to avoid getting distracted.
Reminder:Wrist malas can also be used as a reminder of your spiritual practice. When you see your wrist mala, it can remind you to be mindful and to focus on your spiritual goals.
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