The mala, trengwa, in Tibetan is the buddhist's rosary, 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 support for the recitation of mantras, at the same time as it is used to count them if one has set to repeat a defined number.
The mala is composed of 108 strung pearls, which justifies its name, since it simply means "garland" (of pearls). The different components each contain a symbolic meaning specify: The large pearl (or Buddha's head) that closes the loop represents the knowledge of emptiness. The small cone that surmounts it is the mark of emptiness itself.
Our article explaining in detail the mala and the creation process available via this link
As a gemologist graduated from the National Institute of Gemmology of Paris, all our stones are appraised and certified.
As Malakara, we make all our malas ourselves with scrupulous respect for tradition.
Like all traditional malas, this piece is finished with a sliding knot below the final pearl (called Guru pearl or Buddha head) to loosen the mala for practice and tighten it once the exercise is finished as shown in this video via this link
Mala consists of 108 high-quality blue amazonite pearls from Central Asia.
Beads of 10mm each in diameter
carnelian pearls from Brazil
Everything is enhanced with silver 925
Cinnabar finishing pearl.
Total mala length: 53cm
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