The Inlaid Nepali Bodhi Seed Japa Mala is a prayer beads or meditation tool that combines the sacredness of Bodhi seeds with the decorative and symbolic elements of inlaid designs. This mala is designed to support individuals in their spiritual practice, promoting mindfulness, enlightenment, and a deep connection to the teachings of Buddhism.
Bodhi seeds are the seeds of the Bodhi tree, which is revered in Buddhism as the tree under which Siddhartha Gautama, the historical Buddha, attained enlightenment. Bodhi seeds are believed to carry the energy and wisdom of enlightenment. They symbolize the potential for awakening and spiritual growth. Bodhi seeds are traditionally used in malas as they are considered sacred and auspicious.
The inlaid designs on the Bodhi seeds add a decorative and symbolic touch to the mala. These designs are often intricate and carefully crafted, reflecting traditional Nepali craftsmanship. They can vary in patterns and symbolism, adding a unique and ornamental element to the mala.
The Inlaid Nepali Bodhi Seed Japa Mala consists of 108 Bodhi seed beads, with inlaid designs acting as dividers throughout the mala. The mala is designed with a larger guru bead and a knot hanging from it, symbolizing unity and completion.
During meditation or mantra recitation, the practitioner can hold the mala in their hands and move their fingers along the beads while focusing their attention. Each bead represents a mantra or a prayer, allowing the practitioner to stay mindful and connected to their practice. The mala serves as a tool for counting and focusing the mind, supporting a deeper sense of presence and spiritual exploration.
The combination of Bodhi seeds and inlaid designs in the mala creates a unique and sacred energy. The Bodhi seeds carry the wisdom and potential for enlightenment, while the inlaid designs add a touch of beauty, craftsmanship, and spiritual symbolism. Together, they create a powerful tool for spiritual seekers to deepen their connection to the path of awakening.
The Inlaid Nepali Bodhi Seed Japa Mala is often used by Buddhist practitioners or anyone interested in cultivating mindfulness, inner peace, and spiritual growth. It can be worn as a necklace or wrapped around the wrist as a bracelet, allowing the wearer to carry the sacred energy of the Bodhi seeds and the ornamental beauty of the inlaid designs.
When not in use, the mala can be kept in a pouch, placed on an altar, or held in a sacred space to honor its significance and maintain its energetic vibrations.
This mala serves as a reminder of the potential for enlightenment within oneself and the journey of spiritual growth. It is a sacred tool that supports individuals in their pursuit of mindfulness, wisdom, and connection to the teachings of Buddhism.
10 × 5 × 10 cm
- This Antique Bodhi Seed Mala is lovely and made of 108 beads
- It is finished with a 14 mm guru bead & a fixed knot
- The beads measure 12 – 13 mm making it the user easy for to count
- Bodhi seed is used for the spiritual promise, dedication & faith.
- The Mala measures around 24 inches long and is suitable for counting all types of mantras
- Handmade in Nepal.