For thousands of years, a mala (or a mediation garland) has been used during ceremonial meditations. There are traditionally one hundred and eight beads and one guru bead, which is often larger, to provide a guiding stone to start your mantra, mediation, or breathing exercise.
STONES / WOOD SPECIES:
Pyrite | Protective stone that shields wearer from negativity. Enhances willpower and mental strength. It is also known to attract wealth and financial abundance.
Sandalwood | Stimulates awareness and supports meditation.