You have purchased a beautiful mala and are wondering how to use it.

Here are few simple steps to use your mala to mediate.

Japa meditation cycle – repetition of your mantra 108 times, once per bead.

  1. Set your intention*;
  2. Sit comfortably with your eyes closed;
  3. Find your breath and empty your mind;
  4. Hold mala beads in right hand draped between middle and index fingers
  5. -Start with the guru bead;
  6. Recite your mantra (or positive affirmation) chanting aloud or silently while turning the thumb clockwise around each bead. Everytime you complete the mantra you advance one bead;
  7. Repeat the steps – once you reach the guru bead, flip the mala around and go in the opposite direction.

*It is important to activate if using a new mala or reactivate if you wish to change intention.