This simple prayer bead mala features 108 dark and oiled raktu seed beads that are hand strung on red cord. It is the perfect mala for meditation practice and every day wear. 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 then drilled and made into mala beads.
Mala measures approximately 29 inches around. Beads are about 8mm. Made in Nepal.