Japa meditation cycle – repetition of your mantra 108 times, once per bead
1-Find your intention;
2-Sit comfortably with your eyes closed;
3-Find your breath and empty your mind;
5-Hold mala beads in right hand draped between middle and index fingers
6-Start with the guru bead;
7-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;
8-Repeat the steps – once you reach the guru bead, flip the mala around and go in the opposite direction.