Total Length: 29" round
Beads Size: 12 mm
Weight : 180 grams
These japa malas are handmade using bone and are very smooth and shiny. The beads are 12mm in size and has been strung in a durable thread leaving enough and exact spacing for the right sliding of beads. This mala has three white conch spacer that makes the mala more attractive.
The Sanskrit word "mala" means "garland." A mala is a string of beads used to count repetitions in Buddhist practices--prostrations, recitations of mantras, names of the Buddha. Sometimes it is simply a reminder to be aware. The traditional number of beads in a mala is 108. The beads themselves, made from variety of seeds, wood, and semiprecious stones, are worn around the neck or wrapped in coils around the wrist.