Mala beads have been used for used for centuries for spiritual practice by many world religions including Buddhism, Hinduism, Catholicism, Christianity, Islam, Jainism and Sikhism. (It’s important to note that, you do not have to be religious to enjoy mala beads).
With the growing popularity of meditation, mindfulness and yoga, mala beads have become more commonly used, worn and enjoyed.
They can be used for meditation or worn as a reminder of an intention. There is no right or wrong.
Here’s a beginner’s guide to mala beads:
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