Leather hand knotted mala with faceted citrine and hand carved mother of pearl dragon.
A stone of manifestation, Citrine brings our thoughts into being on the physical plane, helping us to realize our dreams. It is especially useful for desires involving happiness, wealth, success and communication.
The Dragon- Often associated with Buddha Nature, the dragon is able to expand, contract or transform its body and has the power of invisibility. It possesses a mysterious power and presence not entirely graspable by the worldly mind. Living in the watery realms of seas and lakes and mists, it is present, yet elusive and hidden. And in its realm time exists differently than in the terrestrial, human realm. Holding a globe, the dragon is the guardian of the Jewel of Enlightenment.
Meditation japa mala is a string of prayer beads used for reciting or chanting a mantra or other forms of spiritual exercise , meditation or sadhana, generally known as "japa/jaap".
Malas are great tools to aid in meditation. They have been used over centuries by beginners as well as experienced practitioners of meditation. They help in creating a proper mindset and mood for meditation. Helps focus the ever wandering mind on one point.The mala beads are moved in rhythm with the breath and the mantra. This practice helps both-sleepy as well as excessively distracted mental frame to be balanced during meditation. The malas when used regularly with a personal mantra, absorbs the vibrations of the practice.