Malas are not simple adornments. As you know, they became very popular lately and many yogis and spiritual seekers are wearing them. Indeed, you can see mala beads everywhere as they became fashion and “boho” kind of jewelry. In this post, we will try to give answers to your question : “How To Use Mala Beads Properly “.
Mala beads were traditionally used for prayer purpose by Buddhists and Hindus. Beads have certain spiritual meaning in India. In this sense, it is important that you know their story and their use to enjoy their beauty respectfully.
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How to wear my Mala Beads?
Wearing Mala Beads is an amazing way to enjoy the healing properties of crystals throughout the day. It is also a gentle reminder of your intentions.
Beads are very easy to wear; you can wear the mala around your neck (like a necklace). If you have various mala beads, you can layer them together for an amazing look. You can even twist a mala to shorten the length. In this sense, mala beads are very easy to wear. You can personalize the look and wear them as you like.
But some rules exist…
They are quite a few rules on how to handle your beads… The tradition says that mala beads should not touch the ground. It is believed that if your mala touches the floor, it will lose its power. For example, placing your mala beads on the mat during yoga practice or meditation can be considered disrespectful. We recommend that you treat your mala beads with care, store it in the pouch provided and place it in a safe place when not in use.
No worries, if your Mala beads fall unfortunately on the ground, you can cleanse them. In this case, refer to our post “how to cleanse my mala beads.”
Also, some people are drawn to their mala beads for their believed healing qualities and don’t like other people touch them. Be aware of this and respect their beliefs.
But, in the end, what you decide to do with your mala beads is very personal. You decide for your own Mala. The rules described here are for your information, then you need to decide if follow or not. The most important is that you feel good with the way you handle it. Treat your Mala as any other cherished or sacred item. If you are taking care of it from your heart, you are doing the right thing!
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