Akshamala Prayer Beads
Black Mala Beads: 31" Long Brown Mala Beads: 26" Long
Akshamala Prayer Beads are a Buddhist rosary consisting of 108 beads. It is usually held in the right hands of deities or lineage masters symbolozing the purity of their speech through mantra recitation, devotion & compassionate awareness. The number 108 is a sacred or perfect number in Buddhist tradition and corresponds to the classical number of names assigned to a deity or god. As a multiple of 12 & 9 , it represents the nine planets in the twelve zodiac houses. As a multiple of 4 & 27, it represents the four quarters of the moon in each of the tenty seven lunar constellations. It is also the symbol of never ending life.
Hand Made in Nepal