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Antique 108 Bead Bodhi Seed Mala


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  • This true antique bodhi mala was purchased directly in Nepal from a sustainably sourced collection of antique bodhi malas.  Beads of this size and quality are extremely rare and highly desired.
  • Made of 108 small, well used dark wood bodhi beads that are truly stunning.  Each bead is unique, rich in color with a beautiful sheen.
  • Simply strung and finished with a red tiger eye guru bead.

Bodhi seed beads can be used for counting all types of mantras, as well as other prayers, prostrations, circumambulations, and so forth.  These dark-speckled seed beads have special meaning for all seekers of divine wisdom.  "Bodhi" in Sanskrit means enlightenment; as an "enlightened" seed, many practitioners use these malas for their essence and inherent teachings within each seed.

Seeds are approximately 11-12mm with a 20mm guru bead.  Measures approximately 45 inches around.

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