Quartz crystal raises energy to the highest possible level. Used in meditation, any quartz filters out distractions. Snow Quartz, with its gentler nature, enhances tact and cooperation. Furthermore, it also forms a link to your inner wisdom.
This japa mala consists of the traditional 108 beads, 8mm in diameter. Please email us should you have a preference as to a tassel, or no tassel. We will always do our best to accommodate any wishes. However, other embellishments vary as per availability.
All natural gemstones have variations and markings created by forces of nature. Hence these should not be seen as faults, but rather as celebrations of our imperfectly perfect world.
Use of a mala: As the thumb pressed each bead against the finger the strand is placed upon, repeat the chosen mantra. When you come to the ‘guru bead’, or the tassel, twist the mala around and begin again in the opposite direction.
Effect of using a mala: It assists in repeating the mantra, of course. In addition, the mala stimulates the brain and the nervous system. This occurs through the reflex points activated as the beads are pressed by the fingertips.