Turmeric Mala Prayer Beads (Haridra mala) are carved out from naturally aromatic turmeric root. There are 108 individually knotted beads on each strand. Turmeric is well known as a culinary spice and in Ayurvedic medicine it is coveted as one of the most purifying herb, rich in antioxidants. In the form of prayer beads, (japa mala) it is used during meditation and prayer to invoke calmness and cleansing. As our malas are handstrung from natural materials, bead sizes and tassel colors may have slight variations.
Please note : This mala is mala is made from natural turmeric root and will stain your skin and clothing yellow when handled and worn, especially when it is new. This is why many people choose to keep it on their altar to use during prayer and not wear it.