A mala is a set of beads commonly used by Hindus and Buddhists for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity. They are sacred and beautiful and can be worn as a necklace or wrapped around your wrist multiple times. Malas are made with 108 beads and a guru bead. They can be made with fewer beads, such as 18, 27, or 54, which would require the user to make several rotations to complete their full meditation. The number 108 has spiritual significance as it is believed that we have 108 lines of energy in our bodies which converge to form the anahata, or the heart chakra.
This mala is made with 6mm high-quality Iolite and matte Labradorite beads and a Parral Dendritic Agate guru stone. Silver spacers mark the quarter points along the mala. It is strung on navy nylon thread and hand-knotted between each stone. It is 17.5" in length.
Agate is a stone of strength. It balances the yin and yang, female and male energies within all of us. It provides protection, healing, and calm. Agates support Root, Heart, Third Eye and Crown Chakras and are associated with Gemini and Virgo zodiac signs.
Iolite is a vision stone. It clears thoughts and opens intuition, helping you to express your true self, free from expectations of others. It supports the Third Eye Chakra and is associated with Taurus, Libra, and Sagittarius zodiac signs.
Labradorite is a stone of transformation and change. It enhances strength of will and feelings of inner worth. It helps with facing and navigating all types of changes and challenges, attracting strength and perseverance. It supports the Third Eye and Crown Chakras and is associated with Sagittarius, Scorpio, and Leo zodiac signs.