This splendid mala prayer Bead necklace is carefully handmade with 108 natural genuine Tiger Eye gemstone beads. It features a Buddha charm and a Tibetan guru bead as well as a blue tassel. It can be worn as a necklace or used for meditation and prayer. Beads are 8 mm in size. Necklace length is 37 inches (90 cm).
Tigers Eye is a powerful stone that aids harmony and balance, and helps you to release fear and anxiety. It stimulates taking action, and helps you to make decisions with discernment and understanding, and unclouded by your emotions. Traditionally it was carried as an amulet against curses or ill-wishing, and is known to give you courage, self confidence and strength of will. It enhances creativity and is one of the stones that aid kundalini awakening and balances the brain.
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.