These lava beads were formed by molten lava from the volcanic island of Bali. Lava is known for its grounding and calming properties as well as its ability to aid in enhancing one’s connection to the earth and promoting courage and strength. Lava beads are popularly used as essential oil diffusers because of the stone’s porous nature. Lava resonates with the base/root chakra. Malachite is known for its ability to stimulate risk taking/change and its ability to absorb negative energies and pollutants. It also opens the heart to unconditional love. Malachite resonates with the heart and throat chakras. Each bead measures approximately 8mm and is strung by Hands of Tibet with love. Prayer beads are usually used for meditation, counting mantras, and prostration. Malas are worn on the left wrist while not in use. Please contact me with any further questions.
Suggested mantras for this mala:
"Om Muni Muni Maha Muni Ye Soha" to Lord Buddha Shakyamuni "Om Tare Turi Tutari Turi Soha" to White Tara "Tayatha Om Pekatse Pekatse Maha Pekatse Raza Samu Gati Soha" to Medicine Buddha
1. Hold the mala with the long knot at the top. Use thumb and forefinger from each hand to hold beads on either side of the knot (left hand holds the bead on the eft, right hand holds the bead on the right).
2. Pull hands apart and away from the long knot. Our malas are usually knotted a little tight so you can pull pretty hard!
3. To tighten, pull small beads at the end of the strings.