Mala is made of small phoenix eye bodhi seed beads from Nepal that have been cut on each end and polished, making them flat in the traditional manner. It features a beautiful naga shell guru bead and is great for every day meditation.
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 35 inches around. Beads are about 10mm, guru bead is about 15mm.