Perfect condition Rare Tibetan Buddhist old Bodhi Seed Mala Accented with Tibetan OM inlayed Old Conch Shell Beads. Smaller beads Bodhi seed malas are getting very hard to find, hence the higher price. Bodhi seed prices have skyrocketed in the last few years. These 12 mm beads are large beads, the smaller 10mm beads now sell for over $1000 a mala.
Approximately Beads measures 12 mm X 10 mm hole to hole and 36 inches circumference
3 Old Inlaid Conch Shell Beads, Silver Spacers and 2 Silver Markers.
Price Includes Free Silk Pouch (Pouch Color May Vary).
Great Mala for Practitioners or Collectors.
Bodhiseed is the seed of the tree under which Lord Buddha meditated and received enlightenment. It is traditionally the most popular and religious mala for Tibetan Buddhists.
Malas are used all over by the Buddhists around the world especially they are used in Tibet, Nepal and India. You will always see the monks as well as lay people using them while walking around the stupas or temples or monasteries. A Mala is usually used for prostrations, counting mantras, and so on. It is worn on left wrist while not in use.
Suggested Mantras for this mala
"Om Mani Padme Hum" To Chenrezig
"Om Muni Muni Maha Muni ye soha" To Lord Buddha Shakyamuni
"Om Tare Turi Tutari Turi Soha" To White Tara
"Tayatha Om Bekatse Bekatse Maha Bekatse Raza Samu Gati Soha" To Healing Medicine Buddha.