Raktu Seed and Turquoise 108 Mala

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  • Handmade in the shadow of the Boudanath Stupa by our friend Dipendra, this 108 bead mala is made with traditional raktu seed beads and pressed turquoise spacers.
  • There is no greater joy than when we get to sit and drink a cup of sweetened Nepali tea while visiting his shop, and watch the pilgrims walk clockwise around the great stupa.  This simple mala is a staple at Dipendra's shop in Boudhanath.
  • With meaning similar to the bodhi seed, many practitioners use raktu malas for their essence and inherent teachings of enlightenment within each seed.

These mala beads are great if you like a natural seed bead in a smaller size.  Seed malas are some of the most common malas used in Tibet and Nepal.  These seeds are sustainable and are harvested each year, and then drilled and made into mala beads.

Mala measures approximately 28 inches around.  Beads are 8mm.

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dan f.
United States United States
Love it.

lost the first one in a lake swim so had to get another. quick ship. great product. thx

Casey D.
United States United States
Beautiful piece!

This was my first time ordering from DharmaShop and I am super happy with my experience. The quality of my mala beads is great, the item arrived quickly and packaged with some information about the company and I love that they’re supporting Himalayan artists. Would give more than 5 stars if I could! I’ve already ordered more pieces as gifts. Cannot recommend DharmaShop enough! Xx.

Dharma Shop Raktu Seed and Turquoise 108 Mala Review
Thank You!

My mala shipped quickly and came very carefully wrapped. It’s absolutely beautiful and obviously well made. I can’t wait to start using it. Love DharmaShop!

Chad S.
United States
Raktu seed mala

Very nice mala. All seeds intact and well strung together.Turqouise and coral counter beads quite attractive. Would highly recommend this mala

Ulla G.
United States

Beautiful Mala, exactly the measurement I was looking for. So happy with this purchase.

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