men's protection and prosperity mala necklace or wrap bracelet, made with high quality citrine, blue tiger's eye, ebony, tibetan brass lotus mantra guru bead, and a double-sided ganesha aum pendant. ganesha is one of the most widely known and worshipped deities in the hindu tradition. he is revered as the remover of obstacles and more generally as the lord of beginnings, patron of arts and sciences, and the deva of intellect and wisdom. this mala falls just a few inches below the heart. may be worn by a man or a woman but was originally designed for a man.
citrine is a good general protection and luck stone according to vedic astrology. it is said to alleviate depression and self-doubt, and diminish irrational mood swings due to the effect of mental clarity it has. in traditional folklore, it is said to aid the digestion and eliminate nightmares that disturb one’s sleep. in vedic astrology, it is associated with the planet jupiter (the lucky planet), and the solar plexus chakra.
blue tiger's eye, which is also known as hawk's eye, enhances integrity and practical communication. it can help find courage to recognize thoughts and ideas, and the willpower to carry them to fruition. blue tiger's eye can be used for protection, especially of the upper chakras such as the third eye and throat chakras, and is said to bring good luck to one who wears or carries it.
tiger ebony is considered to be one of the most powerful woods and is said to bring strength and protection. it balances both the feminine and masculine energies, brings good luck, and is considered to be especially useful in the seeking of spiritual knowledge.
this piece doubles as a necklace and wrap bracelet. 6mm or 8mm size beads. 108 mala prayer beads. strung on strong stretch cord to accommodate being worn on the wrist. please note that i have added a few small brass round beads to the 6mm size due to size variation. made with brass and antique gold plated accents, double-sided ganesha aum pendant, and a handmade tibetan brass lotus mantra guru bead. the lotus mantra (om mani padme hum), translated as the "jewel in the eye of the lotus," is known as the mantra of compassion. it is considered the highest mantra and protects from all harm, sufferings, and ill health. it purifies and frees us from all negative emotions of the mind and speech. this design originally listed 2/2013.
6mm - fits a 6" - 7" wrist.
8mm - fits a 7.75" - 8.5" wrist.
all 5th element yoga malas are made with mindful meditation, and a devotional, compassionate energy. purchase includes free silk sari gift bag, and gemstone card detailing your item's properties.