These rare and beautiful beads are made from large Rudraksha seeds. Hailing from Nepal, Rudraksha seeds are traditionally used as prayer beads in Hinduism. They are the seeds of the Rudraksha tree, and legend has it that when Lord Shiva awoke from a long meditation, he shed a tear; from this tear grew the Rudraksha tree.
Rudraksha have clefts on their surface, that create small ridges. Each of these ridges is known as a "face." Rudraksha have different healing powers based upon the number of Mukhi that they have. These are 5 Mukhi seeds, which are auspicious and high in healing properties. They are also helpful in awakening consciousness.
Approximate Bead Size: 15x10mm
Hole Size: 2.5+mm
Number of beads: 108 + Guru Beads
Strand Length: 42"
Color: Dark Brown & Black
These are stained a dark brown, almost black color, and beautifully large size at 15mm.
You could use this mala as/is for meditiation or wear as an intentional piece of jewelry, or you could break apart to make your own spiritual jewelry with these powerful beads.
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**As many of my products come from Nepal, a portion of my proceeds will be donated to the Unicef and Americares Nepali relief efforts. **
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