men's seven chakra mala bracelet, made from high quality ebony and chakra gemstones, with a smoky quartz guru bead. these pieces are so wonderful as they offer the properties associated with chakra pieces, without a strong rainbow look to them. i've also been using smoky quartz in my chakra malas for about ten years now, and love that it lends a smoky edge to chakra pieces, while being the perfect stone to bridge the root and crown chakras.
8mm beads. 27 mala prayer beads. strung on strong stretch cord. medium size includes all beads in the count, aside from the smoky quartz guru bead. large size does not include metal beads in the count. purchase includes chakra card and mantra card. this design originally listed 5/2014.
the chakras are each of the centers of energetic power in the human body. there are seven main chakras described in the tantric scriptures. each chakra represents specific vibrations and frequencies with progressively higher states of consciousness and growth.
muladhara chakra / root chakra: relates to instinct, security, basic human potential, governs sexuality, mental stability, sensuality, and our sense of security. i have chosen garnet as it is a stone of faith, devotion, stability, and trust, and balances the emotions. it soothes emotional stress, anger, encourages an inner strength and personal power, increases success, a positive attitude, and sparks the energies of creativity. it is known in indian mythology for persistence, stamina, and energizing the fire of kundalini, which is the eternal force that activates the chakras and begins the path to awakening and enlightenment. i have also been using smoky quartz in my chakra pieces for nearly ten years now, as i love that it lends a kind of smoky edge to chakra pieces while serving as a wonderful stone for linking the root and crown chakras.
svadisthana chakra / sacral chakra: relates to relationships, addictions, basic emotional needs, pleasure, and governs reproduction, creativity, joy, and enthusiasm. carnelian is a stone of creativity, individuality and courage. it is a stone of protection and aids manifestation, good luck, promotes emotional warmth, calms the mind, dissolves sorrows, and stabilizes energy. it is a grounding stone and is associated with the root and sacral chakras.
manipura chakra / solar plexus chakra: focal point for our power and will, our sense of empowerment, self control, and discipline. relates to our personal power, fear, anxiety, opinion, introversion, transition, and governs digestion and all matters of growth. citrine is associated with the planet jupiter, which is the planet of good luck and good fortune. it is a stone of success, manifestation, generosity, personal empowerment, protection. it is considered beneficial for spiritual growth, meditation, and ailments associated with the center of the body and the solar plexus chakra.
anahata chakra / heart chakra: relates to complex emotions, compassion, tenderness, unconditional love, equilibrium, and well-being. jade is a wonderful balancing stone. it is considered to be a lucky stone that offers health, prosperity, love, and longevity. it is beneficial to the heart in both the physical and spiritual senses, is a very protective stone, and will keep its wearer out of harm's way. it embodies a steady pulse of healing energy, and has been used to bring good luck, prosperity, wisdom, emotional balance, humility, generosity, peace, and harmony.
vishuddha chakra / throat chakra: relates to communication, growth through expression, and governs independence, fluent thought, and a sense of security. for this piece, iolite has been used for both the throat and third eye chakras. it is considered to be one of the best stones for healing, meditation, and spiritual growth. it stimulates the third eye, throat, and crown chakras, intuition, visualization, and growth in a gentle fashion.
ajna chakra / third eye chakra: relates to balancing the higher and lower selves, trusting inner guidance, and is associated with the access of intuition and clarity. please see above description of iolite.
sahasrara chakra / crown chakra: the chakra of pure consciousness. relates to inner wisdom and deals with the release of karma, meditation, unity, and transcendence. smoky quartz is a grounding stone that is associated with the root chakra and is believed to be powerfully opening to the crown chakra. it is said to induce alpha/deep meditation and stimulate the body to resonate at the highest healing frequency. it supports release of negative emotions, while transforming them into positive ones, deep relaxation, unconditional love, protection, prosperity, and good luck, and establishes the most gentle and loving connection with the body.
all 5th element yoga malas are made with mindful meditation, and a devotional, compassionate energy. purchase includes free silk sari gift bag, and chakra card.