Lotus flowers are symbols of purity and 'spontaneous' generation and hence symbolize divine birth, when the virtues of the Buddha develop within. This is why the Buddha sits on a lotus in bloom. Traditional 108 bead lotus seed mala, or prayer beads, complete with guru bead. Bead size 6 mm. Embellished with coral tone spacer beads and attractive knotted brown cord. Made in Nepal
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