The Buddha Head Tiger Eye Stone Prayer Mala is a remarkable and spiritually significant piece of prayer jewelry. It combines the serene symbolism of the Buddha head and the warm golden hues of tiger eye gemstone beads, creating a unique and meaningful mala.
Tiger eye is a captivating gemstone known for its chatoyant effect, resembling the eye of a tiger. It is characterized by its golden-brown color with bands of light reflecting off its surface. Tiger eye is associated with strength, courage, and protection. It is believed to help balance emotions, enhance focus, and promote harmony and stability.
The Buddha head bead serves as a focal point and represents enlightenment, compassion, and inner peace. It symbolizes the awakened state of mind and embodies the wisdom and teachings of the Buddha. The presence of the Buddha head on the mala serves as a reminder to cultivate compassion, mindfulness, and spiritual growth.
The Buddha Head Tiger Eye Stone Prayer Mala typically consists of 108 beads, although variations in bead counts can be found. Each tiger eye bead is individually knotted on a durable thread, symbolizing the interconnectedness of all beings and the unity of body, speech, and mind.
Using this mala for japa, the repetition of sacred mantras, allows for a deeper connection to the spiritual qualities represented by the Buddha head and tiger eye. It serves as a powerful tool to focus the mind, cultivate compassion, and enhance spiritual awareness.
Wearing or using the Buddha Head Tiger Eye Stone Prayer Mala encourages individuals to embrace the qualities of inner strength, courage, and spiritual growth. It serves as a reminder to walk the path of enlightenment and to be guided by the teachings of the Buddha.
Whether used for personal meditation or as a meaningful gift, this mala embodies the beauty, symbolism, and spirituality of its components. It invites individuals to embark on a journey of self-discovery, compassion, and spiritual transformation while honoring the wisdom of the Buddha and the protective and grounding qualities symbolized by tiger eye.
The usage of tiger eye as a self-massage and acupressure tool is well recognized. Additionally, it is claimed to increase a person's strength and vitality as well as the Solar Plexus Chakra. It promotes moderation between extremes and animates judgment, vigor, and practicality. It also promotes justice and emotional equilibrium. The vibration of sunlight on the ground is the frequency of creation, and it is carried by the tiger's eye. The following illnesses are also thought to benefit from the use of this gemstone: rheumatic heart disease, psoriasis, otitis, bronchial asthma, renal, and high blood pressure. It enables one to act in the world as a well-adjusted, fully-integrated spirit, expressing Spirit in every decision made.
Numerous iconographic representations of the Buddha are excellent. Buddha Heads have been among the most widely used iconographic depictions of the Buddha and his traits, along with other Buddha statues and images. The face of a Buddha is often round, youthful, endearing, and sweet-looking, yet there is more to them than meets the eye. Buddha's heads, which are among the most significant components of his body, are made to symbolize the enormous amount of knowledge the enlightened one holds. A Buddha's head is specifically carved to represent the Buddha's wisdom, and the placid smile on the face represents the Buddha's pacific and serene character.
A Buddha's face is primarily tranquil; his eyes are partially closed, indicating that he is in deep meditation, and his lips are lightly grinning.
10 × 5 × 10 cm
- Materials: Tiger eye stone & White metal (Buddha’s head)
- Size of beads: 8 mm each
- Number of beads: 108
- Length of mala: 18 inches long
- Buddha’s head is used as a spacer bead
- The string is brown in color with a sliding knot
- Handmade in Nepal.