Ayurveda Malas are made with select gemstones and Rudraksha beads. They are 108 beads in length plus an additional guru bead. 108 honors the sacred Sanskrit practice of saying a mantra 108 times, it is a multiple of the sacred number 9.
Ayurvedic Malas are created to help balance the three Ayurvedic constitutions, the doshas. Gemstones, seeds and wooden beads are carefully selected to energize, calm or activate your body, mind and spirit and achieve a harmonic state of being. Ayurvedic Malas may also be chosen according to the season or an imbalance you are aware of.