One-of-a-kind true antique bodhi seed monk's mala from Nepal! These well used dark bodhi seed beads are absolutely beautiful. Mala also features a bodhi guru bead as well as hand strung traditional Tibetan style bell and dorje mala counters. This is a perfect mala for every day meditation.
Bodhi seed beads can be used for counting all types of mantras and 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 49 inches around. Beads are about 11-12mm. Guru bead is 15mm.