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Rosewood Mala - 108 Prayer Beads

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These rosewood beads are small and round with a naturally gentle feel. They are used traditionally in the spiritual practice called “japa.” The beads, which are also an attractive piece of jewelry as the dark wood contrasts beautifully with the light string, are offered in a transparent encasement that keeps its spiritual energy protected. 

Rosewood Mala (108 beads) A mala is typically made from 108 beads and one larger additional bead called a sumeru. Begin the round with the sumeru and end when it is reached again. The following round should begin with the same bead upon which the previous round ended. The mala should be held in the right hand with the middle finger and thumb, never with the index finger which is considered inauspicious. With each bead one repeats the mantra “Japa is a type of communication between “here” and “beyond”, between the part and the Whole. As in all types of communication, it cannot be the mumbling of empty words, it cannot be a mechanical or robotic repetition, but it must express an authentic and sincere intention. The mantra should be recited with highest attention and deeply interiorized.” LxWxH: 21’’X0.375’’ Product Weight: 0.096 lb

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OMSutra is a New York-based lifestyle brand born with a desire to preserve the beauty of deeply rooted rich craft traditions of India by supporting the artisan communities who uphold these traditions, as well as providing capacity & skills development to those in need. Their primary objective is to promote socially responsible design through cultural sustainability & to help create a quality product with an appeal for the global market while generating income opportunities & creating a social change for the artisans who have less access to the source of income. Each of their exquisite products is handcrafted with love, care, and attention to details, and is either hand-stitched, hand-dyed, hand-printed, or handwoven reflecting the extraordinary traditional skills and craftsmanship of each artisan. Make a difference & discover a new kind of shopping that prevents exploitation, lift others out of poverty & try to bring peace to make the world a better place. By owning a precious piece from OMSutra, you participate in preserving the heritage of art & craft, sustaining it for the future, & nurturing the livelihood of their makers & their communities for a better life. Your purchase supports & creates more employment opportunities and helps alleviate poverty. We welcome you to explore the shop & enjoy the beauty of sustainable luxury. If you have any query feel free to reach out to them and share your shopping experiences and feedback.
Rosewood Mala - 108 Prayer Beads