This splendid mala prayer bead necklace is carefully handmade with 108 natural Cordierite stone beads. Your mala can be worn as a necklace or used for meditation. The beads are 8 mm. Length is about 27 inches (70 cm).
The benefits of Cordierite are numerous on the psychological level, it particularly affects sleep and spirituality. It helps to fall asleep, reduce nightmares and have a restorative sleep. It is able to transform stress or fear into positive feelings. Cordierite stone also tends to improve intuition, and therefore decision-making.
Malas 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.