Hematite jap mala prayer beads, 'Pray' - Jap Mala Handmade with Hematite Beads Buddhist Jewelry Curate

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Pray Jap Mala Handmade with Hematite Beads Buddhist Jewelry

Rituu honors Hinduism and Buddhism with a glistening jap mala that is crafted by... more

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Rituu honors Hinduism and Buddhism with a glistening jap mala that is crafted by hand with hematite, gem of intuition and strength. Also known as prayer beads or rosary, it consists of 108 malas or beads, sometimes 109, which are flicked with the thumb during jap or meditation. That way the person may concentrate fully on repeating mantras. In Buddhism, the 108 beads represent the human passions, while in Hinduism their symbolism is more complex. The number may refer to the names of Vishnu and Shiva in the Mahabharat; the 108 Upanishads; the number of deities of knowledge and various sciences; and the various permutations of the soul's defects, amongst others.

According to Hindu custom, the correct way to hold the jap mala is with the right hand, draped over the middle finger and using the thumb to flick through the beads. Since it is believed the index finger represents ego, the greatest impediment to self-realization, it is best avoided when chanting on a mala.

This jap mala features 625 carats.

  • 0.13 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 80 cm L x 0.7 cm W
  • 31.5" L x 0.3" W

  • Hematite with polyester tassel
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in India

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Love it! Quick delivery...appreciate the card and packaging! So wonderful to have this service to get items from the land of my forefathers, and so grateful for the hands that made it! thank you Ritu. i look forward to the healing power of this gift of love...

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i love these braclets i wear them day and night , i hope they last forever

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I wear it almost everyday and it also matches my rosecut diamond ring.

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I ordered two peridot items for a Christmas gift, a bead and pearl necklace and a bracelet. The recipient was very pleased, and I was pleased to give her such beautiful things.
 
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