Because it is made with seeds from the Buddha wisdom tree, a bodhi seed mala is considered auspicious to use for all practices. This mala is designed to help keep your place in the rhythmic recitations of mantra prayers. Made from locals residing in Kathmandu Valley, each bead measures between 14-15 mm in diameter. It also features a red cord with knotted detail and is adjustable form 7" to 9" in diameter. Handmade in Nepal.
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