8mm Neem Japa Mala
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The 8mm Neem Japa Mala. Indeed, carved from the wood of the Neem tree. Neem is an evergreen native to India. Furthermore, Neem has so many medicinal properties that Indians commonly refer to it as the "local pharmacy". Wearing Neem addresses forty different illnesses.
In other words, malas are an intrinsic part of Indian culture. Walking on the streets of Brindavan, you will see strings of Malas in hands. Malas facilitate counting repetitions of 108 mantras. Worn around the neck, Malas remind the wearer of their inherent holy nature. Japa Mala beads are hung on statues of deities. The beads are found on the corners of framed pictures of gurus and saints. Each string of Malas contains 108 beads; the number most connected to human life within the Hindu tradition.
In Ayurvedic medicine, wearing Neem calms Pitta types; fiery, hot personality types. The 8mm Neem Japa Mala is preferable for chanting japa, or mantra. The large beads carved to be chunky and non-uniform making it easier to train the mind to stay focused on each mantra repetition as you pass these uniquely shaped beads through your hand. The smaller necklaces are more traditionally carved.
The 8mm Neem Japa Mala necklace includes a white cord and tassel and is 20 inches long.
We also have a 10mm Neem Japa Mala
Size: 20 inches long, 8mm wide
Material: 108 genuine Indian Neem wood mala beads
Country of Origin: India