Mala Beads


Mala beads are a string of beads used to count 108 repetitions.  The guru bead provides a starting and ending point on the mala for counting the repetitions.  Mala beads are an ancient tool that was developed to keep the mind focused on the practice of meditation.


Mala beads have been used for centuries and are seen in other cultures and religions and are also known as prayer beads, rosary beads and worry beads.