This splendid mala prayer bead necklace is carefully handmade with natural blue Sodalite gemstone beads as well as a beautiful tassel. Your mala can be worn as a necklace or used for meditation and prayer. The size of the beads is 8 mm. Length is about 45 inches (110 cm). Hand-knotted.
Sodalite encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition, along with verbalisation of feelings. Sodalite brings emotional balance and calms panic attacks. It enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-trust. Sodalite balances the metabolism, boosts the immune system and overcomes calcium deficiencies.
Mala Prayer Beads are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity. This sādhanā (practice) is known in Sanskrit as japa. Malas are typically made with 18, 27, 54 or 108 beads.