Our Shyam 36 Count Mala Prayer Beads ( including the large Guru bead) are ideal for counting Kriyas or Mantras during meditation/prayer. It is made primarily of 8mm Apatite beads which gives its the wonderful ocean colors and every 12th bead is a Himalayan Rudraksha seed. The Guru bead is a large faceted Red Carnelian.
Apatite is natural stone, known to clear away confusion, apathy or negativity, then, stimulates the intellect to expand knowledge and truth, which may be used for personal growth or for the collective good.
Rudraksha are the seed of a broad-leafed evergreen tree found mainly in the Himalayan foothills. It is believed that wearing these beads bring clarity, and create positive energy for the body, mind and soul.
It is belied that carnelian brings courage, confidence and creativity. Helps in making positive choices which leads to restoring self esteem and happiness.