One-of-a-kind true antique bodhi seed mala from Nepal. These small, well used bodhi beads are some of the tiniest we've seen! The quality is exquisite. Mala also features a naga shell guru bead and comes with a beautiful embroidered 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.
Bodhi beads are 10mm, guru bead is about 15mm. Measures approximately 35 inches around.