WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF WEARING MALA Beads?
The literal meaning of Malas simply means beads arranged in threads or elastic string as a jewellery. But if we go deeper than this, the beads in Malas have their own significance to the wearer with the properties beads holds. Malas is also traditionally used in prayer and meditation from ancient time in Eastern culture. Now anyone can use mala beads as a way to create calm and peace of mind in everyday life.
Healing properties of Beads
The natural stones used to create mala prayer beads are believed to have deeper meanings and healing capabilities. Natural materials from this beautiful earth emit specific energies that people can channel through meditation, religion, seances, and whatever else you're into. Its important to know the significance of energy beads before choosing the one for your self.
Here’s a list of some types of malas and their special properties: (BEADS GUIDE)
Amethyst is the stone of spirituality and contentment as it helps to get rid the negative thoughts and bring forth humility, sincerity. It balances the energy of one’s intellectual, emotional, and physical bodies. Physically, it’s said to boost hormone production, cleanse blood, and relieve pain and stress.
Black Onyx helps one to change bad habits and is a powerful healing and grounding stone. It Clears negative thoughts and inspires new, self-improving ideas to help one’s situation in a positive direction.
Bloodstone cleanses the blood by drawing off bad environmental energies and improving circulation. It enhances you to be mindfulness by enhancing selflessness, creativity, and idealism. Click here to buy bloodstone bracelets from Himalayas Shop.
Garnet enhances internal fire and brings about creative power. It is helpful during feelings of abandonment and brings freshness to one’s life.
Granite helps with balance in relationships, fosters cooperative efforts and facilitates diplomacy. It helps increase wealth while allowing the recipient to remain modest.
Jasper empower the spirit and support you through times of stress .It protects you and absorb negative vibes while promoting courage, quick thinking, and confidence. Click here to buy Jasper bracelets from Himalayas Shop.
Jade assists in dream analysis and grants the user a long and fruitful life. It helps with the transition from this body to the spiritual world. Click here to buy Jade bracelets from Himalayas Shop.
Lapis provides objectivity, clarity, and mental endurance during times of realizing emotions. It also helps with creativity, organization, and with easing depression.
Lotus Seed symbolises spiritual growth and the ability to rise above obstacles on the path to spiritual enlightenment. It promotes spiritual and material prosperity.
Malachite creates an unobstructed path leading to a desired goal and helps the user accept responsibility for actions and circumstances. Click here to buy Malachite bracelets from Himalayas Shop.
Moonstone fosters balance, introspection, and reflection. It helps deal with emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual changes, and helps in recognizing “ups and downs”.
Quartz amplifies body and thought energy. It also brings the energy of the stars to the body.
Rose Quartz creates harmony and self-love during chaotic situations. It is the stone of gentle love and brings peace to relationships.
Ruby helps to improve sensuality, sex, and intellect. It’s also said to help bring self-awareness and the realization of truth to one’s mind. Rubies were used in ancient times to help remove toxins from blood and improve the overall circulatory system.
Rudraksha is effective in controlling stress. It bring clarity, sharpen the mind, and increase the power of Intuition. It charge the soul with shakti (spiritual power), by creating a cocoon of your own energy.
Sandstone builds and strengthens relationships and/or groups. It provides insight into deceit and encourages truth.
Tiger eye guide you to harmony and balance to help you make clear, conscious decisions.. It helps to get rid of your mind fear, anxiety, and self-doubt.
Turquoise Heals the spirit with soothing energy and provides peace-of-mind. It holds both spiritual and protective properties, and balances the male and female aspects of one’s character.
Beneficial for Japa or Meditation practice.
Malas has been used for meditation or japa practice from ancient time in Eastern culture. The repetitive recitation of a Mantra, such as “om,” “om so ham,” or your personal mantra is done once per bead. Tracing the beads of the mala with your fingers can helps you keep track of japa, and you can set an intention to repeat one, two or three malas per day as a start. Click here to read about how to use mala and beads.
Using a Malas for meditating helps to calm the mind, regulate blood pressure, deepens the breath and gradually re-direct the focus of the mind away from daily worries and disturbances towards positive and spiritual thought patterns. Practice meditating with Malas for 10 minutes or more daily for achieving better attention, focus and enhanced self-awareness.
After you choose the Malas for yourself , it is important to energise the beads to enhance its properties before using it. You can simply wear the Malas or also use it for reciting the mantras for meditation practice and focus.