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]
Buddhist Bracelets Archives
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]
8mm Turquosite Howlite Beads Tibetan Bracelet for Meditation , Tibetan Wrist Mala, Tibetan Prayer Beads, #1
Malas are usually used for meditation, saying mantras, prostrations and so on. Wrist malas are specially used for prostration to count. When you do prostration, you wear on your palm under your thumb and do prostration. While the mala is not in use you[Read More]