sandalwood 108 bead mala. wood connects us to earth, life, growth, and renewal. sandalwood tan in color and is calming and uplifting. malas are wonderful for meditation or prayer, and for charging and wearing your intentions. sandalwood is also said to enhance meditation and intention.
intention is the soil to the most precious garden of you. mala prayer beads are used to mentally count or chant mantras in prayer and meditation. most consist of wonderful beads in the amount of 108, 216, or another spiritual number. there are multiple said reasons for the numbers you are using for magnetizing or amplifying mantras. we will share a couple of explanations. allow connection with what resonates with you, using them with intention, honor and gratitude in the highest and best good.
regardless of what meaning resonates with you, the most important is that your beautiful mantra seedlings be remembered and felt with sincerity, devotion, and full attention. once the beads are charged with a mantra, you can wear them to bask in the wonderful energy, like sunlight feeding your life flowers. when you’re ready to recharge the mala, simply cleanse it as rain would do for your soil.
for extra peace and elevation, try turning the sandalwood beads as you chant or meditate.
mala [beads] are used for counting the mantra or affirmation repetitions in meditation. (this process is called japa).
some say that 1 stands for god consciousness or supreme truth, 0 stands for emptiness, nothingness, or completeness in spiritual practice, and 8 stands for infinity or eternity.
the diameter of the sun is 108 times the diameter of the earth. the distance from the earth to the sun is 108 times the diameter of the sun, and the distance from the earth to the moon is 108 times the diameter of the moon.
108 represents the entire number system of 1 to 9 which science is based upon; meanwhile, all computers, machines, and electronics use ones and zeros
in astrology, there are 12 houses and 9 planets. 12 times 9 equals 108.
chakras are the intersections of energy lines in the body, and there are said to be a total of 108 energy lines converging to form the heart chakra. one of them, sushumna leads to the crown chakra, and is said to be the path to self-realization.
it is said that inner cosmology should be a reflection of outer cosmology and 108 represents a journey between the physical and highest spiritual self. it is said that 108 beads symbolizes the universe and repetition on each suggests the immanent nature of the Universal Self (god consciousness) and reminds us of that omnipresence.