A mala crafted from all natural dark Saligram stone beads from the Kali Gandaki river in Nepal. Saligram stones are highly valued by Hindus as being a manifestation of Lord Vishnu. The area is also sacred to Buddhists as being a power place of the Dakinis. Saligram stones are believed to bestow protection, good health and spiritual blessings.
108 beads plus two additional beads that act as the guru bead.
Strung on strong braided cord
Bead diameter: 8.5 mm (approx)
Sourced in Nepal