This beautiful bracelet is made out of Bodhi Seed. The star and moon Bodhi Seed is the seed of the tropical plant called daemonorops margaritae and it is one of the four famous beads. The seed has one large concaved spot surrounded by many small, dark dots that look like the stars surrounding the moon - this is why it’s called the star and moon Bodhi seed.
Beads made of Bodhi Seed can be used for many purposes, for counting of mantras, as well as other prayers, meditations, prostrations, circumambulations and so forth. It is said that the "Star and Moon" Bodhi Seed Mala manifests limitless benefits for any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful, and is considered the 'original Buddhist Mala. This wonderful bracelet fits wrist sizes between 15 cm - 20 cm.
The Six True Words: Om Ma Ni Pad Me Hum is the most common mantra in Tibet, recited by Buddhists, painted or carved on rocks, prayer wheels, or yak skulls and seen around Tibet very commonly. This chant brings you joy and peaceful vibrations and supposedly, contained in this verse is the truth of the nature of suffering and how to remove its causes.