A traditional 108 bead mala made with beautiful dark bodhi beads and a white metal mantra guru bead. It features the mantra of compassion, Om Mani Padme Hum, in Tibetan script.
Handmade by Tibetan artisans in Kathmandu, Nepal, this mala is simply strung on heavy cotton cord and finished with a true agate two-eyed Dzi bead.
Wearing or meditating with this mala will remind you to be compassionate and kind. The larger size of these beads can be very satisfying for counting.
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.
The two-eyed Dzi bead is said to promote wealth, good health, success, compassion and glory. It is significant for enhancing stability and togetherness, and brings forth good energy in building relationships with people. It is believed this Dzi is good for balance in life.
Mala measures about 39 inches around. Beads are approximately 13-14mm.