The mala, trengwa, in Tibetan is the rosary of the Buddhist, the object from which the monk (or even the lay practitioner) almost never separates, holding it in his hand or wrapped around the wrist.
The mala is first of all a utilitarian onjet: it serves as a tactile medium for the recitation of mantras, at the same time as it is used to count them if one has set a set to repeat a defined number.
The mala is composed of 108 strung beads, which justifies its name, since it simply means "garland" (beads). The various components each contain a symbolic meaning specify: The big pearl (or Buddha's head) that closes the loop meets the knowledge of emptiness. The small cone that overcomes it is the mark of emptiness itself.
Our article explaining in detail the mala and the creative process available via this link
As a gemologist who graduated from the National Institute of Gemmology in Paris, all our stones are expert and certified.
As Malakara, we make all our malas ourselves, scrupulously respecting tradition.
Like all traditional malas, this piece is finished with a sliding knot below the final bead (called Guru's Pearl or Buddha's Head) allowing the mala to loosen the mala for practice and tighten it once the exercise is over as shown in this video via this link
Mala consists of 108 pearls of obsidian seeds of high quality celeste eye from Mexico.
Pearls 6mm in diameter each.
In crossfire, we put amazonite beads from Russia, Lake Baikal.
The whole thing is embellished with silver 925.
Total size of mala: 48cm
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