Colorful prayer-bead strands, or malas, have played an important role in Buddhist and Hindu meditation for centuries. This sacred tradition has crossed over into Western culture, and wearers from all walks of life use these power beads to strengthen their meditation, enhance prayer and contemplation, and even make a stylish fashion statement.
It's easy to make these wearable touchstones with the help of this book's simple instructions. Use them with the contents of this kit to create three beautiful 27-bead wrist malas: one each of fragrant sandalwood, earthy red carnelian, and glistening tiger's eye.
(barnes and noble description)