Moonstone - 108 Prayer Mala Beads
This mala, made from the gem moonstone, carries a peaceful air as the light plays with the white marbled beads. The 108 round beads are carved and polished moonstone. The mala’s corresponding mantra as well as the significance of the prayer beads are provided on an attractive insert.
Corresponding mantra: Om Namo Narayanaya.
Corresponding Deity: Lord Rama was one of the great avatars of Lord Vishnu, the sustainer of the universe in the Hindu Trinity, with the duty of destroying evil forces. Rama symbolizes dharma, virtue, and the embodiment of truth, and was the perfect son, husband, and king. Lord Narayanaya is one of the many names of Lord Visnhu.
Intention: Meditation, virtue
This natural mala is sought for its capability to carry certain energies and as an item on which a spiritual practice called “japa” is done. Moonstone is ideally suited to the sustainer of the universe. This mala is knotted, providing a space between the beads to allow one to be held at a time for the spiritual practice of japa.
- 100% natural
- Kept sealed for energetic protection
- Supports artisans in India.
How to use: Sit cross-legged in a meditative place and starting with the bead next to the sumeru (the largest bead often with a tassel), holding it with your right thumb and middle finger. Do not touch the sumeru, the 109th bead. Gently roll the bead back and forth while saying the provided mantra, drawing your attention to the feel of the bead and the sound of the mantra. Do this on each of the 108 beads to complete a round. Do as many rounds as are desired or instructed.