A Mala is a simple string of beads used in Japa meditation to count mantras, prayers, or breaths. The word Mala is a Sanskrit word meaning "garland". Malas are ancient tools developed to keep the mind focused and clear from thoughts. A full mala contains 108 counting beads plus one guru or Meru bead.
This elegant green mala is made up of 108 beautiful small (6 MM) green Malachite stone beads with silver accents, and a silver Lotus charm.. Can be worn around the neck, or wrapped around the wrist when not in use for Japa.