I've been using mantra as a spiritual discipline and focus in my life over the last year. I've made my own mala beads to keep track of the number of repetitions. I found the process of designing and making these beads very satisfying, I hope you will too.
Making Crystal Malas
A mala is a string of beads used as a traditional Buddhist tool to aid prayer and meditation, in a similar way to a Catholic rosary. Beads have been used as a spiritual focus in many cultures and traditions, stretching back at least as far as the Ancient Egyptians.
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