One-of-a-kind true antique bodhi seed mala from Nepal. These small, well used wood bodhi seeds are truly stunning as each bead is unique. Mala also features a bodhi seed guru bead and comes with a beautiful embroidered gold silk mala bag.
Bodhi seed beads can be used for counting all types of mantras, as well as other prayers, prostrations, circumambulations, and so forth. 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 108 beads are approximately 10-12mm with a 14mm guru bead. Measures approximately 41 inches around.