- 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.