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Rare Aged Sandalwood 108 Beads Mala Buddhist Bracelet

Regular price $88.00

Extremely rare and precious aged Sandalwood beads, it has distinctive fragrance and special meaning in Buddhism. We use this unique material to make this very meaningful 108 Beads Mala (prayer beads ).

Decorated with quartz crystal, creating the meaning of peace and harmony. The pendant is a Chinese character of "Happiness" which is widely used in Chinese wedding or celebrations.

Due to its rarity in Sandalwood, we are only able to make one piece, and the most respectful 108 Beads Mala.

----Sandalwood

Sandalwood is a class of woods from trees in the genus Tantalum. The woods are heavy, yellow, and fine-grained, and unlike many other aromatic woods, they retain their fragrance for decades. Sandalwood oil is extracted from the woods for use. Both the wood and the oil produce a distinctive fragrance that has been highly valued for centuries, especially in Buddhist temples and prays.  Consequently, species of these slow-growing trees have suffered over-harvesting in the past century.

 

-----108 Mala
In Buddhism, 108 Bead Mala is one of the most important traditional meditation tools. You can hold it while focusing, say prayers or mantras on each bead, or wear it gently to remind you of your positive intentions throughout the day. The 108 Bead Mala has the energy to remind one of healing principles.


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