One-of-a-kind true antique bodhi seed mala from Nepal.
These small, well used wood bodhi seeds are truly stunning and dark in color. Beads of this size are extremely rare and sought after.
Mala also features a bodhi seed guru bead and comes with a yellow brocade 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.