This splendid Mala Prayer Beads piece is carefully handmade with 108 natural genuine Sodalite gemstone beads as well as a beautiful lotus charm. The Sodalite gemstone beads are 6 mm in size. Length is about 28 inches (71 cm), elastic. Your mala can be worn as a necklace, bracelet or used for meditation and prayer.
Sodalite encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition, along with verbalization 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.