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What is Mala and how to create Mala – Step by Step

“Mala” or Malas (also called mala beads or prayer beads) in Sanskrit means “garland”. Since ancient times they are being used in Hinduism and Buddhism to practice during pray or meditate. Traditionally, a mala is a string of 108 beads that are symbolic in many ways. Why 108? for many reasons but here are 2: -it is said that there are 108 energy lines that converge to form the heart chakra.-it is said that there are 108 Indian Goddess names. And like we said – there are more. Despite the total number of beads, mala may be of different designs.  Mala is a string of 108 beads, “headed” by the 109th bead, called Guru-Bid. They can range from 16, 27,...

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