Four Gates imports a wide range of malas, including antique selections. These fine prayer beads are made from sandalwood, rosewood, Bodhiseed, beautiful semi-precious stone, such as, crystal, lapis lazuli, rose quartz, mother of pearl, amber, garnet, amethyst, aventurine, turquoise, bone and coral.
The word "Mala" is from the Sanskrit:माला (MA-LA) are known by many names:
Malas are used for meditation and prayer to protect the mind from the five poisons of karmically harmful states of mind. Reciting mantra, with your mala to count recitations, creates the opportunity to transform negative, poisons into virtuous, positive states of mind.
The qualities reciting mantra transforms are:
FREE gift, upon request for our customers who purchase a mala valued at $50.00 or more, you'll receive a Tibetan protection cord blessed by the Dalai Lama.
Our prayer beads are made with 108 or 111 beads, plus a guru bead. They're used for counting mantra recitations while chanting mantra. If the mantra are recited with a focused mind, this will help awaken increased positive energy and healing.
Buddhists and Hindus use the Mala to count a round of mantra, or prayers in Sanskrit and/or Tibetan, typically in cycles of 108.
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Do you need a mala repaired or restringing? If so, contact Yervant.
YervantMay@gmail.com. The quality of his work, and the care and craftsmanship he offers is exceptional. After 10 years of great service we highly recommend him to our customer's.