Mala is a Sanskrit word meaning "garland". It is also the term for a string of beads that has been used by sages and those with spiritual aspirations for thousands of years. Also called yoga beads, a Mala necklace is used to keep count of mantra repetitions during meditation.
A stone of transformation, labradorite is a useful companion through change. It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies.
This Mala is hand knotted using strong waxed cotton cording. The beads are a beautiful 8mm labradorite and the strand is finished with a pyrite guru bead. The pendant is a cast bronze sitting Buddha which was handmade in Thailand.
Total length of the mala is approximately 42" and 44" including the pendant.