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8mm Howlite Turquoisite Beads Tibetan Buddhist Mala Bracelet for Meditation Rosary
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12mm Wood Beads Tibetan Buddhist 18 Luohan Wrist Japa Rosary Mala
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Each bead carved with one Luo Han, there are total 18 Luohan. A Japa mala or mala (meaning garland) is a set of beads commonly used by Hindus and Buddhists, usually made from 108 beads, though other numbers, usually divisible by 9, are also used. Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity. This practice is known in Sanskrit as japa. Malas are typically made with 19, 21, 27, 54 or 108 beads.
In Tibetan Buddhism, traditionally malas of 108 beads are used. Some practitioners use[Read More]