This one-of-a-kind traditional antique bodhi seed mala was purchased directly from Kathmandu, Nepal. These 108 dark wood bodhi seeds are truly stunning. Simply strung and finished with a guru bead on yellow cord. Mala comes with a beautiful embroidered silk mala bag.
Bodhi seed beads can be used for counting all types of mantras as well as other prayers. 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.
Mala measures approximately 54 inches around. Bodhi beads are about 12-15mm. Guru bead is 16mm.