In Buddhism, the 8 Auspicious Symbols represent offerings the gods made to the Buddha after his enlightenment. It is believed that each of these symbols have powers to bring blessings.
Bloodstone is considered to be the most beautiful of the Jaspers. Its energy carries the purity of blood and speaks of life and birth, vitality and strength, passion and courage. Green Jaspers are attuned to the Heart Chakra and known as powerful stones of protection.
A stone of commitment, Red Garnet represents love. As a Root Chakra stone, Garnet is said to be excellent for manifestation. It is used to ground one's dreams in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realization of those dreams.
Mala measures approximately 36 inches around with an adjustable sliding knot. Beads are 8mm. Gau measures 2.25 inches tall and 1.5 inches wide.