About Malas

Everything you need to know about my malas – click on the heading/question and learn more about malas and they’re important and use.

What is a Mala?

What is a mala made of?

Rudraksha is a seed traditionally used for prayer beads in Hinduism.  The seed is produced by several species of large evergreen broad-leafed tree.

Rudraksha is primarly used in India as beads for organic jewelry and malas and are valued similar to semi-precious stones.  They are also the source of superstitious claims similar to beliefs related to magnetic or crystal bracelets, faith healing and other medicinal pseudoscience.

Rudraksha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the name Rudra (“Shiva”) and aksa (“Teardrop”).

How do I use it?

How do I purchase a mala?

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