What are Mala Beads used for?

Shivjyoti Puri | 17 January, 2023

            What are Mala Beads used for?

Mala beads, also known as prayer beads or meditation beads, have been used for centuries in Hindu and Buddhist spiritual practices. These beads, traditionally made from or including rudraksha seeds are believed to have powerful spiritual benefits and are used for a variety of purposes, including meditation, prayer, and mindfulness.

One of the most traditional benefits of using mala beads is the power of the rudraksha seed. Rudraksha seeds are believed to be the tears of Lord Shiva, and are said to have powerful spiritual properties. The seeds are said to have a cooling effect on the mind and body, helping to reduce stress and anxiety. They are also believed to have the power to purify the mind and soul, as well as to increase focus and concentration.

Another traditional benefit of using mala beads is the power of the mantras that are recited during meditation or prayer, recitation of mantras, such as "Om Namah Shivaya," can purify the mind and bring about a sense of peace and well-being. The repetition of the mantra on the beads helps to keep the mind focused to go deep during meditation.

The mala beads serve as a reminder of one's spiritual practices and can be a powerful tool for connecting with the divine.

Using mala beads with rudraksha seeds have many benefits that have been passed down through generations of practitioners. They have the power to purify the mind, increase focus and concentration, bring peace and well-being, and connect with spiritual tradition and culture. It is a powerful tool to use in your daily spiritual practice.

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