- This one-of-a-kind traditional antique bodhi seed mala was purchased directly from Kathmandu, Nepal.
- These dark wood bodhi seeds are truly stunning, rich in color with a beautiful sheen. Beads are cut on each end, making them flat in the traditional manner.
- Simply strung with 108 beads plus one guru bead.
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 32 inches around. Bodhi beads are about 12-13mm. Guru bead is 15mm.