Bold wrist mala featuring dark Bodhi seeds and a naga shell focal bead with turquoise inlays.
Bodhi seed beads can be used for counting all types of mantras as well as other prayers.
This traditional Tibetan style wrist mala is handmade in Nepal.
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 naga/conch shell represents the fame of the Buddha's teaching which spreads in all directions like the sound of the conch trumpet. It is a symbol which fearlessly proclaims the truth of the dharma.
Adjustable wrist mala measures approximately 7.5 inches around when fully tightened and opens to about 10.5 inches. Bodhi beads are 11-13mm, naga shell bead is about 17mm.