Buddhist Bracelets Archives
Often Buddhist will recite thousands of mantras at a time. The mala helps not only with counting mantras but also to focus one concentration and awareness. When using the mala you use your fingers, reciting the mantra and visualize the deity. Doing this you are involving[Read More]
The English word bead derives from the Old English noun bede which means a prayer. The exact origins of prayer beads remain uncertain, but their earliest use probably traces to Hindu prayers in India. Buddhism probably borrowed the concept from Hinduism. The statute of a holy Hindu man with beads dates to the 3rd century BC.
Although the use of prayer beads grew within those religions, it[Read More]