A mala necklace has 108 beads, which is an auspicious number in Buddhism as there are said to be 108 impure thoughts or defilements (known as kleshas). Mala necklace is commonly used to count mantra recitations, for use during meditation, yoga, prayer & reflection.
Rudraksha beads come from the Rudraksha tree, which is indigenous to the Himalayas and is also found in Nepal, India and other parts of Southeast Asia. The Rudraksha beads have been used since ancient times as prayer beads or meditational tools. They are known for their healing and protective powers which allow them to act as protective guard that safeguards its wearer from negative energies. Meditating with rudraksha beads can help the mind to concentrate better.
Lava stones come from the fiery cores of the earth which has risen to the surface and cooled. It is well known for its grounding properties. It’s believed to provide strength (physical and mental) when facing difficult situations.
The 'Om' charm symbolizes the infinite Brahman (absolute reality) and the very essence of the Universe itself. ‘Om’ is a sacred sound that is generally known as the sound of the universe. Om is all encompassing, the essence of ultimate reality, and unifies everything in the universe.
How to use the 108 Mala Necklace?
When reciting mantra, move your finger from bead to bead, helping you to keep count of the mantra recitation.
The lava stones can be used as natural diffuser for any essential oil for increasing positive vibrations of the mala necklace. We strongly recommend to diffuse any one of OhanaJo 7 Chakras Pure Essential Oils so that you can carry the positive energy around with you.
For instance, you can diffuse OhanaJo Heart Chakra Essential Oil with the lava stones if you want to connect more with your heart chakra for self-love or relationship.