Sandalwood Mala - Cotton Tassel
A symbol of vitality. Aids in meditation & spiritual devotion.
Mala necklaces are made up of a set of beads, traditionally used to focus & center oneself during meditation. Each bead marks the repetition of a prayer. Keeping with Buddhist tradition, this Mala has 108 beads, plus the center beads, are referred to as the guru or teacher.
This mala is one-of-a-kind & handcrafted of rare Sandalwood beads from India threaded on 100% silk. Hand-dyed tassel is made of 100% organic cotton. Color variation may occur due to the nature of the hand-dying process. Strung on a full moon.
Handmade with love in Nevada City, California by Amanda Dozal.
Sandalwood has been honored as a meditation tool for thousands of years. It is widely believed that the scent of Sandalwood can increase sensuality, invoke self-awareness, promote tranquility, enhance the connection to one's higher self & support profound relaxation. Sandalwood stimulates the Muladhara base Chakra - believed to enhance trust & self-identity. In Ayurveda, it promotes energy & enthusiasm; increasing a person's self-esteem & enjoyment of life. Sandalwood is especially balancing to vata & pitta dosha.