Men's Vishnupada Vitality Mala
men's vishnupada vitality mala necklace or wrap bracelet, made from high quality lava rock, red tigers eye, hematite, and painted indian jade vishnupada guru bead. each one of these beads is handmade in india using old coin silver over jade. i wish i could offer this piece at a lower price, but each bead costs about $20.in hindu tradition, it is believed that traces of a god’s power are left in his steps. the depiction of a god’s footprints is used to portray their power and immortality, and is known as sri pada. vishnu is known as the lord protector of the world and the restorer of moral order. he is peaceful, merciful, and compassionate, and protects and restores dharma. he has ten different incarnations and his energy is all-pervading, meaning it is within everything. he removes the darkness of the illusion that living beings live separate from the supreme being and the ultimate reality. each one of these guru beads is handmade and inlaid using old coin silver over painted jade.tiger’s eye is a stone of protection that is grounding and enhances integrity, willpower, practicality and correct use of power. it is a stone of good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money. it is well known as a very protective stone especially during travel, and can also help one see clearly without illusion. it brings a special boost to the solar plexus chakra and to one’s personal power. red tiger's eye is said to increase vitality and strength.hematite is known as a “stone for the mind”. it brings mental organization and is very grounding and calming. it helps with original thinking, logical thinking, and mathematics. it also decreases negativity and can help balance the body/mind/spirit. physically, hematite has been used to keep the body cool, to decrease blood disorders, nervous problems and insomnia, as well as align the spine and mend broken bones. it is associated with the root (base) chakra, is good for grounding out excess energy, and acts as a stabilizing force.Sizing Info:fits a 6" - 7" wristthis piece doubles as a necklace and wrap bracelet. 8mm beads. 108 mala prayer beads. strung on strong stretch cord to accommodate being worn on the wrist. large size is made with a few added spacers. please note that this mala is a limited edition and that each vishnupada piece may vary slightly in size and may have minor flaws. this design originally listed 7/11/2014.